At SERES, we’re forging a new kind of mobility company by combining the DNA of advanced automotive engineering and design with that of state of the art smart technologies and connectivity to revolutionize the future of premium electric vehicles. From our corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley, we’re bringing the best and brightest together with a common goal of creating the next generation of smart, clean, connected vehicles for you.
Our vision is to deliver premium electric vehicles that enhance the daily lives of our users, allowing them to live more connected, productive lives through the integration of clean technology and advanced hardware and software. The future of mobility is more than getting from A to B, it’s about keeping connected to provide users with customizable features when they want it.
The Sr. Test Engineer will be working within the Testing and Validation Team. This position is expected to support the testing and development of the electric motor and power electronics for the electrical drivetrain system, with an emphasis on test automation, data analysis and failure analysis support using NI LabVIEW, Python, and NI Veristand
This is a full-time on-site role based in Santa Clara & Milpitas, California.
Duties and responsibilities:
Design and build wiring harnesses to support electrical testing of components.
Integrate various inputs based on schematics, wiring diagrams, test requirements, and engineering guidance into testable solutions.
Architect, write, and debug LabVIEW/Python with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable. Troubleshoot and debug issues with test equipment.
Troubleshooting electrical and mechanical issues seen on test platforms.
Utilize various test resources to set up, run and monitor several series of electrical and durability tests.
Facilitate of the failure analysis process by providing detailed information surrounding failures in test articles. Assist in pre-inspection and post-test inspection of test articles.
Work with various design and control teams to schedule the flow of new parts into testing.
Work closely with design, quality and failure analysis engineering teams throughout the entire lifecycle of the product and processes.
Drive other projects as needed by management or as business needs change.
Travel : Up to 10% travel is expected for this position.
Education : BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
Required Skills and Experience:
3-5+ years’ work experience in testing/engineering
BS or MS degree in ME/EE or equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability
Hand-on experience with test automation using Python and/or LabVIEW
3+ years’ experience building data visualization interface for large scale data
Experience with LabVIEW (Veristand, Stimulus, & Test Manager), digital and analog interfaces for PCs, test systems, etc.
Experience with LabVIEW and interfacing with NI hardware such as CompactRIO, PXI
Experience in R&D electronics environment or electrical testing lab, working with 480VAC and 1000VDC, soldering and electronic and mechanical fabrication skills. Read and create mechanical drawings and schematics.
Experience with electronic lab equipment and sensor such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, power analyzers, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, programmable power supplies, chillers, accelerometer, and torque sensor.
Experience with communication protocol: CAN, LIN, I2C, RS232, RS485, Ethernet, etc.
Demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication
Ability to effectively work with teams spread across different departments
Self-motivated, team-player, and multi-tasker
Familiar with MATLAB ,MySQL
Intermediate skill in Python and LabVIEW
AC induction motor control experience
Read and create mechanical and/or electrical drawings and schematics using Cartia.
Vehicle integration/testing experiences
SERES is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.