Responsibilities:

  • Apply a systems perspective to ongoing HV pack design:
    • Analyze vehicle, powertrain, and end-user specifications to derive sub-system requirements
      and develop requirements specifications & requirements verification traceability
    • Assist in actual requirements creation; Derive or revise existing requirements based on real
      analysis
    • Pay special attention to functional safety-specific features and functions to comply with
      necessary automotive standards such as ISO-26262 & SAE specifications
    • Communicate with engineers to update/modify documentation to maintain accurate
      representation of deliverables; Use tracking tools such as Confluence and JIRA to capture
      changes
    • Must be able to adapt and work within dynamic development timelines, with accelerated
      hardware production timelines, and software release cadence
    • Analyze the technical, logistical and schedule risks associated with various electrical and
      software solutions
  • Coordinate & work with engineers across multiple disciplines to ensure timely completion of
    assigned tasks:
    • Understanding of model-based design (Matlab/Simulink controls) is crucial; as well as Cprogramming for embedded automotive systems
    • Experience with either development or testing using Matlab/Simulink and C-programming is
      a plus
    • Holistic understanding of thermal and electrical interdependence in battery pack design;
      Capable of 1-D modeling analysis for the system all the way down to single components
      Interested candidates may send their resumes to Kevin Ly, k.ly@gotion.com
    • Detailed understanding of software interaction between the battery management system &
      the rest of vehicle; familiar with battery measurement and controls architecture
    •  Previous experience with DFMEA and leading the design review processes
  • Get involved with hands-on development:
    • Quickly transition to a variety of engineering discipline work, from high-level cross subsystem projects to specific component focus, depending on need of the team and stage of
      development/ production
    • Display a positive attitude and motivation to perform whatever tasks necessary to get the
      job done
    • Collaborate with technicians & mechanics to determine solutions to observed issues
    • Display aptitude with a variety of engineering tools such as CAN loggers, software
      debuggers, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and HV test equipment
    • Show a healthy respect for high voltage safety and the appropriate safety processes

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of work experience in the battery and/or automotive industries
  • Chinese speaking highly preferrred
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline
  • Previous experience with battery systems design, or high-voltage battery systems
  • Knowledge of battery behavior
  • Previous experience in automotive product development environments
  • Creating the requirements from the ground up, using engineering analysis
  • Experience with model-based design; creating control systems and models with Matlab/Simulink
  • Experience with programming and embedded systems; familiar with basic software development
    and C programming
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; reliant on core engineering principles and common sense
  • Strong communication, multitasking, and interpersonal skills, both in presentation and technical
    writing
  • Versed in software development, hardware testing, and production procurement timelines
  • Versed with automated requirements management tools (e.g. JAMA, Doors, etc.)
  • Issue tracking tools (Jira, Bugzilla, etc.)
  • Previous experience with design according to ISO 26262 with focus on functional safety
  • Previous experience with product launches and production schedules

About Gotion:

Gotion, Inc. is based in Silicon Valley in California, with R&D centers in Ohio, China, Japan and Europe. We innovate in the next generation electric vehicle and energy storage technologies (lithium batteries and related systems) with the aim to accelerate electrified transportation and achieve sustainable development. Gotion is powered by a leading power battery technology company that provides solutions for vehicles including the world’s first mass commercial e-bus route.

Gotion is a career destination- we are not simply attempting to just fill another job, but to pursue a dream of global green energy together! We offer outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting and challenging working environment. Everyone is highly valued and plays a vital role in the growth of our organization.

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