Entry Level EE Software Systems Engineer

Phoenix, Arizona


You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special. You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects. The pace doesn’t scare you, it excites you. Quality and integrity matter to you.

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We are currently on the lookout for an Entry Level EE Software Systems Engineer that will be responsible for developing and maintaining vehicle software architectures. In this position, you will define system architectures and requirements to meet functionality, safety, service, and reliability objectives across all vehicle domains. The Integrated Electronics Systems Engineer will be considered the expert for the system design. This position requires on site presence at Nikola HQ in Phoenix, AZ.

You Will:

  • Analyze existing software and interface designs for feasibility and continuous improvements
  • Create system architectures to cover new functions
  • Effectively communicate and document system architecture impacts to internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with stakeholders to develop electrical and control requirements to be implemented by the electrical and controls teams
  • Provide support for troubleshooting all system related issues

You Have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • Technical ability to understand and create system architectures and requirements

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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