Hyperloop One is reinventing transportation to eliminate barriers of time and distance by using Hyperloop transport to move cargo and passengers immediately, safely, efficiently, and sustainably.

We design, develop, build and test the technology and hardware to make Hyperloop a reality.

Senior Mechatronics Engineer at Hyperloop One

The Pod Engineering Division is responsible for the design and development of the HyperPod, the Hyperloop transportation systems. These include the overall vehicle structure, levitation and linear motor integration, thermal management, on-board power, vehicle dynamics, structural dynamics, lifing, suspension system, braking system, and ancillary mechanical systems as well as the structural elements the vehicle. We are seeking candidates with various levels of experience to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Los Angeles facility.


As a Mechatronics engineer, you will work on developing a world class system in terms of performance and passenger comfort for Hyperloop Pods and Transporters. We are looking for candidates passionate for developing next generation products in transportation and skilled in providing efficient solutions while working under tight deadlines.

As part of the design team, you will work closely with peers in the pod team, controls team and hardware team to develop redundant instrumentation schemes for test and production level systems, including sensor selection, positioning, interfacing and signal processing. You will also be responsible for electro-mechanical component design. Participation in design reviews, product benchmarking, and overall system optimization studies.


  • B.S. in Mechatronics, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering or related fields (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in one or more of the following related fields
    • Instrumentation systems and sensor selection
    • Digital signal processing, discrete-time systems and filter design
    • Embedded systems, communication protocols/topologies and sensor interfacing
    • Multibody dynamics, control systems design
    • Electro-mechanical system design, actuator selection
    • Excellent analytical engineering skills and knowledge of fundamentals of mechanical, electrical and embedded system design
  • Proficient with Matlab and Simulink
  • Knowledge of CAD (NX) and FEA packages (ANSYS) a plus
  • Knowledge of C++ a plus
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods, GD&T a plus
  • Hands-on laboratory setup of experiments
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
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Help us change the world by changing the world of transportation. What we are working on will positively effect pollution, congestion, cost of living, population density and so much more!
Open, collaborative, fun, social, hardworking and busy!
Perks & Benefits
Unlimited paid vacation
Catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day
Personal trainer on-site 3x a week
Full showers, towels and lockers
Commuter benefits
Corporate Uber account
Health, dental and vision coverage
Dog friendly
Onsite barber visits
Dry cleaning service
Stock options with early exercise option

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