Vehicle Controls Lead

Phoenix, Arizona


OVERVIEW Seeking a Sr. Engineer that will be responsible for the development, implementation, optimization, and testing of powertrain control algorithms. The candidate will work closely with Nikola's Powertrain and Thermal Simulation Engineer to develop control design for powertrain and thermal systems. The candidate will also work closely with embedded system engineer to integrate code with lower layers. The ideal candidate will have experience leading or managing small teams and experience working in a fast paced environment. REQUIREMENTS * Years of experience 5+ * Experience developing vehicle and powertrain controls algorithms for different drive mode selections. * Modeling and simulation of electric vehicle powertrain. * Solid understanding of system/component design/development processes. * Knowledge of classical control theory, optimal controls, adaptive controls, and state-space modeling. * Strong knowledge in programming language, such as C/C++, Matlab/Simulink. * Experience with Model-based System Design and Auto-code Generation in Matlab/Simulink environment. * Algorithm Subsystem Technical Expertise. * Familiar with tools such as Vector CANalyzer, CANoe, CANape. * Proficiency with CAN, LIN Communication Protocols. * Familiar with git version control.

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