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Microsoft Corporation Mechanical Engineer II in Mountain View, California

The Microsoft HoloLens hardware team is transforming the ways people communicate, create, and collaborate through the devices and components we develop. We’re a growing team of engineers on a mission to develop revolutionary designs and ship first-to-market products. Our team is creative and resourceful; we value growth and learning. We want to amplify your abilities so you can do your best work. Join us, and together we’ll turn groundbreaking hardware designs into reality!

We are looking for a highly motivated and seasoned Mechanical Engineer who enjoys bringing both technical and tactical expertise to cross-disciplinary teams and is excited about leading system-level and sub-system designs through fast-paced product development cycles. A strong mix of technical breadth and depth will allow you to work cross-functionally to tie mechanical assemblies, optics, electronics and software into compelling consumer experiences.

Security Clearance Requirements : Candidates must be able to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

  • Citizenship Verification : This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.


As a Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for system design and verification/validation including (but not limited to):

  • System level and sub-system design responsibilities in the development of concept explorations and technology investigations.

  • Create evaluation models and systems to assess performance investigations for various technology components and product features.

  • Interface across multiple disciplines (e.g. Program Management, Component Engineering, EE) in selection of devices for detailed development.

  • Interface directly with sub-system partners for design of and integration of technology components.

  • Contribute to project planning for development schedules.

  • The candidate must be willing and able to travel (domestic and international) to support design and manufacturing activities.


  • 3+ years of experience in electro-mechanical product design.

  • Experienced in designing for large volume production in a wide range of manufacturing processes (CNC, laser welding/drilling, Molding operations, Extrusion, lamination, printing/s, plating/s, etc.).

  • Integration and development experience with mechanisms.

  • Successful experience in meeting reliability requirements for mass production.

  • Proven experience in applications with some or all of the following technology verticals: Displays, Batteries, Antennas, Acoustics.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • BSME/MSME - combination with Material Science (Polymers, Metals, Composites).

  • Proficient in ProE Creo/SolidWorks. CFD/FEA packages a plus.

  • Background in Metrology tools and failure analysis.

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at .

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.