Mechanical Engineer

Belgrade, Serbia
Posted 18 days ago
Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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In Cognition, people—not devices—are at the center of everything we do.
Our tech moves beyond sensors, screens and pixels to create new realities and new insights aimed at bringing us closer together. To get there, we’re incorporating a diverse set of groundbreaking Mixed Reality technologies, leveraging computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more. We fuse these technologies across a portfolio of first and third-party products ranging from HoloLens to Virtual Reality headsets and Azure-connected sensing devices. We’re a growing team of talented engineers and artists putting technology on a human path. We believe there has to be a better way. If you do too, we need you!


Cognition Serbia is looking for a Mechanical Engineer (early to senior level career stage) focused on consumer product design and prototyping. We are working on exciting Computer Vision and Machine Learning projects inside Microsoft Mixed Reality.


In this role, mechanical engineer is expected to work on every part of product development including:

  • Working closely with others to build and modify prototypes, design and perform testing, and provide potential solutions in support of the prototype & product development
  • Functional prototyping and model making
  • MCAD & ECAD collaboration
  • Fabricating, testing assemblies, and performing functional testing & simulations (FEA, thermal)
  • Applied robotics (industrial and consumer), advanced fabrication methods 

We are looking for someone who is:

  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree
  • Passionate about fundamental mechanical engineering concepts, materials and design 
  • Has proven interest for engineering and problem solving in general
  • Highly collaborative in team environment


Additional experience with following areas would be highly valuable (one or many skills apply to this role):

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity/uncertainty and a willingness to try new/challenging things.
  • 3+ years of experience using SolidWorks or other 3D Modelling tools is desired.
  • Having experience doing Mechanical Drafting work is desired.
  • Having prior experience doing ECAD-MCAD work is a plus.
  • Good understanding of BOM tracking and BOM Management is a plus.
  • Having prior knowledge and/or experience in performing engineering simulation & analysis is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of optics, optical elements and imaging
  • Mechatronics


This position can, but does not have to, be a position with direct employment with Microsoft, i.e. it can be a position via external agency.


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.


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

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