Senior Powertrain Calibration and Verification Engineer

Ulm, Germany


We are on the lookout for a Senior Powertrain Calibration & Verification Engineer that specializes in Vehicle Calibration, Body Calibration, or Fuel Cell System Calibration. You will work closely with other Nikola's Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Calibration engineers to help develop and manage internal and external Calibration work to provide production ready vehicle control systems for Nikola’s Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles. You will also support the calibration and testing of the systems to meet vehicle requirements. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

You Have:

  • Years of experience 5+
  • 3-5+ Years of experience with coordinating external calibration development with Tier 1 Suppliers
  • Experience developing vehicle and powertrain calibration 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 calibration, adaptive calibration, and state-space modeling
  • Strong knowledge in a 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

Candidates must have current German work authorization for working in the EU.


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