Power Electronics Firmware Engineer, Charging & Power Management

Tesla

Responsibilities

Come join a team of dynamic and deeply knowledgeable engineers that strive to build the most robust and reliable embedded systems that run EV charging systems and the renewable microgrids that power them. You will contribute to solving some of the most exciting problems in the embedded software space and change the way the world produces electric vehicles and delivers energy.

In this role, you will be working with the hardware and control teams to design, implement, and test software running on embedded platforms that control switching power converters. You will be responsible for delivering high quality embedded code, power electronic controllers, and DSP peripherals running on the processors at the heart of Tesla vehicles and production lines.

The work is exciting and fun, pushing the technology envelope in an open, collaborative, and supportive environment. Help us put that clean energy in our amazing vehicles, and work with a diverse team around the world deploying reliable power to all corners of the globe.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in real-time embedded software development.

· BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or the equivalent in experience with evidence of exceptional ability.

· Proficiency in C.

· Strong software fundamentals including firmware architecture, algorithm development, data structures, code modularity, and maintainability.

· Experience with reading electrical schematics and understanding circuit behavior.

· Knowledge of microcontroller peripherals such as timers, ADC, GPIO, PWM and SPI.

· Familiarity with control loops and PID controllers.

· Ability to collaborate and communicate complex technical concepts

· Bonus Skills:

· Experience with C++

· Knowledge of version control (Git) and continuous integration (Jenkins, Docker, SCons).

· Understanding of physics, basic EE principles, and basic control with previous experience in power conversion field or validating highly complex and mission critical embedded system.

· Good understanding with MISRA C/unit test or other code quality standard.