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Hardware Integration Engineer



Other Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Mason is the only fully managed infrastructure for developing and delivering dedicated devices. We make it easy for anyone to turn an idea into a smart product and ship it to anywhere in the world. Our mission is to enable our customers to create smart and sustainable products on behalf of humanity.

Mason is looking for a Hardware Systems Engineer. This position will leverage an understanding of modern engineering principles and methods, data, and judgment to influence product concept generation, design reviews, test method development, performance testing, and assessment of system interactions to develop our next generation of enterprise hardware. This engineer will be the key stakeholder for all system-specific requirements, architectures, and designs, utilizing expert technical skills to conceive, plan and lead R&D product development activities to achieve project goals. The engineer will also be leading cross-functional efforts for collaboration with product team user needs and intended uses into documented requirements. Lastly, the engineer will participate in sustaining support initiatives including following up on field-reported issues and tracking them to closure by supporting quality with root cause analysis investigations and resulting corrective actions. This position is critical for our next phase of growth and will work with Executives, Hiring Managers, and Recruiters across Mason. Mason needs a combination of grit, smarts, ingenuity, and diverse perspectives. Check out our values and see if they resonate!

What you’ll do:

  • Work independently to lead efforts in system design, implementation, integration, verification, and validation (V&V) of hardware and associated firmware.
  • Assess design feasibility and product functionality from a system-level perspective and/or confirm product capabilities.
  • Participate in requirements management activities involving the creation, decomposition, and traceability of requirements.
  • Create specifications to capture system, sub-system, and component-level requirements across all disciplines.
  • Organize and run requirements definition or refinement meetings.
  • Lead the definition and creation of system architectures and documentation trees.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations of project results to others; presents data to large and diverse audiences.
  • Participate in project planning, process updates, design reviews, and contribute to experimental design.
  • Engage with the manufacturing and design partners to provide technical oversight and guidance on evolution of the design.
  • Responsible for traceability of requirements from design inputs to design outputs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure all development activities are conducted in adherence to applicable national/international regulations, guidelines, and industry standards.
  • Participate in product development and support testing to assess performance against design specifications at a system-level.
  • Participate in sustaining support of field issues, corresponding root cause, and corrective action measures.

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical engineering and at least 7 years of experience working in the electronic hardware design industry.
  • 5+ years of experience with requirements development from user needs, design transfer functions, and risk management.
  • 5+ years of experience working on projects with cross-functional technical teams through a formal phase gate or new product development process.
  • Experience with system analysis, model-based system engineering, and system architecture.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with ISO requirements and GMP guidelines, FDA regulations, and design control.
  • Experience developing hardware solutions to support medical devices.
  • Six Sigma or Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) experience.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology.
  • Proficiency with formal requirements management tools such as Jama, Helix or DOORS.

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Salary Range: 125,000 - 145,000 USD

In addition to the base salary, full-time employees are eligible for participation in Mason’s annual discretionary bonus plan and equity plan, subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Some roles may also be eligible for overtime pay based on exemption status. Compensation packages are based on factors unique to each candidate including their skills, experience level, qualifications, location, and other job-related reasons.We know that benefits are also an important piece of your total compensation package. To learn more about what’s included in total compensation, check out some of the benefits and perks Mason offers to help employees grow.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Remote-forward: Employees may choose to work fully remote, in-office, or hybrid.
  • Generous PTO: Flexible PTO plan or generous accrued PTO, plus monthly mental health days during the pandemic.
  • Parental Leave: Caring for a new child is an exciting time for parents! We offer 16 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Healthcare: Fully paid premiums of medical, dental & vision insurance for you, your spouse & dependents. Coverage starts 1st of the month, on or after hire.
  • Fitness & Wellness: Quarterly reimbursement for qualified fitness & wellness expenses.
  • Retirement: Tax-advantaged 401k account to help you reach your retirement goals.
  • FSA: Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter FSAs for tax-advantaged savings toward eligible expenses.
  • Home Office: Spot bonus & monthly stipend for qualified home office expenses.
  • Commuter/Food: Monthly bonus to supplement commuter & food costs.

Full benefits are offered to regular full-time employees. Part-time employees participate on a limited basis.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Mason
Belonging, psychological safety, and inclusivity unlock a Mason’s full potential. We don’t want Masons to quietly assimilate into a dominant culture and sacrifice a piece of themselves. We want our team members to be seen, validated, and welcomed.
Mason America, Inc. (the “Company”) is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.