Tesla

Electrical Design Engineer - Mobile Robot

Tesla

March 26, 2021

Palo Alto, CA, US


Role - Electrical Design Engineer
Responsibilities
  • Develop custom motor, sensor, and power distribution circuit boards
  • Start to finish ownership of boards: specification, architecture, circuit design, simulation, schematic, layout supervision, prototype, validation, and manufacturing support
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers
  • Question the norm by coming up with creative ideas to make better robot hardware
  • Thoroughly document design requirements, calculations, power budgets, validation results
  • Rapidly iterate as architecture evolves

Requirements
  • 2+ years of circuit board design experience
  • Competent in PCB CAD software (Altium preferred)
  • Strong understanding of analog & digital circuits (motor control, MOSFETs, op-amps, switching regulators, gate drivers, microcontrollers, SPI, I2C, etc.)
  • Can provide real-life examples of electronics design projects
  • Exceptional organization and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to tackle problems and reason using a first principles approach
  • Proficiency with lab equipment and troubleshooting
  • Programming ability (Python, embedded C/C++, VHDL)
  • Experience developing electronic systems for robots
  • Communication protocols (CAN, Ethernet, EtherCAT)