Controls Modeling Engineer- Mobile Robot


March 24, 2021

Palo Alto, CA, US

As a member of Tesla’s controls team, you will design, simulate and help implement and calibrate control algorithms to achieve various performance objectives with new Tesla products
  • Research, design, simulate, specify, implement, debug, and test control and estimation algorithms for various electrical, mechanical, and thermal systems
  • Work on using high level controls and modeling analytic tools to inform product development in terms of actuator, sensor and kinematic design.
  • Work collaboratively with responsible electrical, mechanical, and firmware engineers to define sensing requirements, establish control system capabilities, and set targets
  • Advance Tesla IP in control systems for new products

  • Greater than 3 years experience with controls system development, modeling, and implementation in an embedded environment
  • BS/MS/PhD in EE/ME or equivalent
  • Solid background in linear systems analysis, stability, and controller design
  • Experience, understanding, and intuition for the physics of basic electric propulsion, motion control systems, and heat transfer
  • Creating dynamic models of electrical, mechanical and thermal systems
  • Model development and data analysis in Matlab/Simulink
  • Strong communication and preference for working in teams
  • Familiarity with control of non-linear systems
  • Capability of delivering high-quality code in an embedded environment
  • Familiarity with embedded microprocessor design process: compilers, debuggers, IDE
  • Experience developing in an RTOS environment