Battery Management System Control Engineer

Location
Phoenix, Arizona (United States)
Status
Open

Description

Obsessed over what fuels our world, we drive forward, move fast and work outward. Understanding that when the company succeeds, we succeed; we act as owners and take pride in the mission that fuels us. What we do is far from simple but simply put - we build.

Nikola is looking for a Battery Management System Control Engineer to own the development, implementation, optimization, and testing of electric vehicle battery management systems.

 You Will:

  • Design and implement control algorithms for electric vehicle batteries in Simulink
  • Develop fault detection and mitigation strategies
  • Test and calibrate software in dyno environment and in vehicle
 You Bring:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 3+ years of progressive experience performing development and testing of electric vehicle battery management systems
  • Proficient in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Solid understanding of battery control algorithms (SOC estimation, power limits calculation, contactor control, etc.)
  • Understanding of battery-related communication protocols (CAN, SPI, etc)
  • Experience developing software for battery control systems
  • Experience with version/configuration tools (Git)

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 5+ years of progressive experience performing development and testing of electric vehicle battery management systems
  • Understanding of vehicle functional safety (ISO26262) and ASIL ratings
  • Knowledge of classical control theory, optimal controls, adaptive controls, MPC, ECMS, and state-space modeling
  • Familiarity with tools such as Vector CANalyzer, CANoe, CANape

 
Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada. This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.

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