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Principal Mechanical Design Engineer, NPI

Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) is the world’s largest telematics service provider. Its mission is to make the world’s roads and drivers safer. The company’s AI-driven platform, DriveWell® Fusion, gathers sensor data from millions of IoT devices — including smartphones, proprietary Tags, connected vehicles, dashcams, and third-party devices — and fuses them with contextual data to create a unified view of vehicle and driver behavior. Auto insurers, automakers, commercial mobility companies, and the public sector use insights from CMT’s platform to power risk assessment, safety, claims, and driver improvement programs. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, with offices in Budapest, Chennai, Seattle, Tokyo, and Zagreb, CMT measures and protects tens of millions of drivers across the world every day.

We are looking for a mechanical engineer to join the IoT group as a mechanical design lead and NPI project manager to support the development of new and existing products. The role includes designing mass produced product housings, internal quick-turn 3D-printed prototypes, and specialized CNC-machined jigs. The candidate will also work with our manufacturing and design partners.


  • Work with an interdisciplinary team to execute product designs from concept to production including specification, design, prototyping, validation and testing of size-, power- and cost-constrained devices
  • Use independent judgment and discretion to design, develop, and verify new products and concepts including performance capability, product reliability, and manufacturing validation
  • Manage external vendors through the design process ensuring timely delivery of prototypes, samples, tooling and equipment
  • Track milestones and deliverables across project lifecycle
  • Design, print and assemble prototypes for internal and external trials
  • Design and manage 3D models
  • Interface with manufacturers and external designers
  • Manage mechanical component QA/QC
  • Complete any additional tasks as they arise


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent years of experience and/or certification
  • 7+ years of relevant working experience
  • Expert understanding and use of principles, theories and concepts in mechanical engineering
  • Strong CAD experience (Onshape, Solidworks, Fusion360, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work well with teams
  • Experience designing injection molded and thermoformed parts
  • Ability to effectively communicate concepts and write technical documents
  • Proven track record as a hands-on engineer with electro-mechanical experience

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Fair and competitive salary based on skills and experience
  • Equity may be awarded in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, matching 401k, short-term & long-term disability and parental leave
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off including vacation, sick days & public holidays
  • Flexible scheduling and work from home policy depending on role and responsibilities

Additional Perks:

  • Feel great working to improve road safety around the world!
  • Join one of our many employee resource groups including Black, AAPI, LGBTQIA+, Women, Book Club and Health & Wellness
  • Extensive wellness, education and employee assistance programs
  • CMT will do all that is possible to support our employees and create a positive and inclusive work environment for all!

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At CMT, we are intensifying our commitment to provide opportunities and career growth to the underrepresented. We are focused on creating an inclusive work environment that encourages a diversity of background and thought to produce the best products and services within our industry.

CMT is an equal opportunity employer and strives to create an inclusive and diverse environment that enriches our employees’ lives in and outside of work. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability state. CMT is headquartered in Cambridge MA. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter @cmtelematics.