DUST Identity: Mechanical Engineer
1 Grant St
Framingham, MA 01702

Employee Testimonials


DUST is a cutting-edge physical identity technology that provides an unbreakable bond between valuable assets and their digital records. Founded in 2018, DUST Identity is an MIT spinoff, backed by top-tier VCs, that is taking on a vast global market opportunity with government entities and enterprises. We aim high, and need self starters and problem solvers who thrive when challenges are great, and potential is greater. 

We are looking for knowledge and experience, but above all care about character and cultural fit.

DUST Identity is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Participate in hardware design and development of optical scanner components and thin film applicator systems

  • Develop standard operating manuals, design specifications and documentation

  • Work with our Product Lead and Hardware Engineering team on product and feature enhancements

  • Prototype designs using rapid manufacturing tools (in-house and third-party)

  • Design and implement product packaging


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design, or related fields

  • 5-7 years working in a fast-paced, self-starting environment

  • Launched multiple commercial products

  • Oversaw full product design from initial concepts to prototyping to final design and revisions

Desired Skills:

  • CAD design (SolidWorks preferred)

  • Rapid Prototyping techniques (3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining, etc.)

  • Familiarity with opto-mechanical systems, lasers, and/or imaging

  • Hands-on experience in design and implementation of automation systems

  • Microcontroller firmware development; Sensor and actuator integration

  • Experience working with contract manufacturers and suppliers

  • Ability and desire to work on a diverse and rapidly evolving set of problems


Employee Testimonials

Ori Spigelman
Head of Product Operations

DUST Identity is a fascinating workplace simply because it is rare for a radically new technology to garner so much real interest from the most significant players in almost every sector where physical goods are made. Walking in each day, I know that my actions will have an impact.

Nicole Canulla
Head of Marketing & Communications

I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to be a part of the DUST Identity team. It's not only an exciting company with a very cool technology (with diamonds at the core!), but it is being built by a team of super passionate, bright and fun people.  As an early-stage startup, DUST Identity empowers employees to not only shape their career paths but also shape the future of the company. There's something incredibly unique and motivating about that!