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Riley Technologies - Design Engineer

Jan. 26,  2023

Position Overview:

Riley Technologies is seeking a talented and motivated Design Engineer to join our team developing and supporting our manufacturing department in building modern race vehicles to historic restorations.

We are looking for an employee with working knowledge of Siemens NX, Solid Works, or a similar 3D CAD package. You will produce detailed CAD models and engineering drawings to a high standard for CNC machining, water/laser cutting, and fabrication as well as deliver engineering solutions to problems associated with car design.

In conjunction with design responsibilities, you will also be required to assist the department managers and others as required. You will need to be a self-starter, have a good attitude and enjoy working in a team environment.

The position is predominantly shop based in Mooresville NC, but you may be required to travel to some test and race events.

Riley Tech is a leading engineering company supplying components for the Motorsport industry. You would be joining a well-established, successful, and proactive organization who are recognized as being at the forefront of innovation in racecar technology, design, and manufacturing.


  • Generate 3D models, assemblies, and 2D drawings including defining and documenting manufacturing information.

  • Produce detailed engineering drawings to a high standard.

  • Support car build and production with information to aid in manufacturing, building, and assembly.

  • Collaborate closely with internal and external manufacturing departments to ensure accurate and timely manufacturing of components can occur.

  • Create a bill of materials information.


Qualifications / Experience:

  • Experience using 3D CAD systems - Siemens NX would be preferred.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Automotive Engineering, or another relevant degree or practical work experience.

  • 5 Years’ experience in a Motorsports, Military, or Automotive environment is required.

  • Previous manufacturing experience is required.

  • Demonstrate experience in previous design work.

  • Strong understanding of automotive or motorsport mechanical systems.

  • Possess a strong, but diverse, problem-solving skillset.

  • Fluent in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite. Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • FEA and CFD software experience would be advantageous.


Additional Skills:

  • Feel comfortable with a dynamic, fast-paced, highly variable environment.

  • Ability to research and specify key components that are fit for purpose.

  • Be able to work quickly and quietly in a professional manner.

  • Effective spoken and written communication skills

  • The ability to operate both independently and in a collaborative, team environment.

  • Excellent organization, prioritization, and coordination skills

  • Ability to work under pressure.



  • We offer a highly competitive hourly wage or salary based on experience.

  • Company-sponsored group healthcare benefits.

  • Paid time off (PTO), vacation, and holidays.

  • 401(k) retirement plan

  • Opportunities for overtime are available, based on workload.


NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Please send your resume to

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