Field Technical Specialist



The Tesla Field Technical Specialist position requires someone who is flexible, proactive, highly organized, and hard working. Individuals should have a passion for and understanding of electric vehicles and Tesla’s mission. Must have outstanding technical, communication, presentation, and organizational skills, while demonstrating a positive and professional approach.


  • Degree or Certificate from a University/College program in Automotive Technology or the equivalent in experience, as well as evidence of exceptional ability.
  • Automotive Service Technician background required.
  • Experience in diagnosing hardware and software systems. Previous roles performing field or remote support of complex software or hardware, like in the role of a field or remote application engineer, is extremely beneficial.
  • Ability to solve unique software and hardware problems which may not have been encountered before.
  • Understanding and application of electronics and electrical theory required.
  • Experience using Linux based operating systems are required.
  • Experience with Python, C/C++ or an equivalent scripting language are a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to establish priorities and manage workload effectively and efficiently


  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program