Tesla

Vehicle Test Engineer

Tesla

May 3, 2021

The Role:
This position will work as a member of Tesla’s reliability and test team to develop and execute vehicle testing for various platforms.
Responsibilities:
  • Conduct vehicle level structural strength and durability tests at in-house and third party proving grounds
  • Conduct vehicle level environmental test like winter performance, water wade, hot weather performance etc.
  • Collect proving ground data using wheel force transducers, accelerometers, strain gages, string potentiometers etc.
  • Analyze and process proving ground data and check for data integrity
  • Conduct vehicle milestone inspections including drive evaluations (handling performance, ride comfort etc.) and investigate failures
  • Support firmware upgrades/troubleshooting and diagnostics for test vehicles
  • Work in close collaboration with vehicle technicians, instrumentation and design teams
  • Write detailed test procedures and publish test reports
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Up to 30% travel required

Requirements:
  • BS and/or MS degree in mechanical, automotive or mechatronics engineering
  • 1+ years of experience with automotive systems or competitive projects like Formula SAE etc.
  • Experience with technical report writing and data processing
  • Experience using data acquisition software such as HBM Somat eDAQ and/or Dewesoft
  • Experience with CAD software like CATIA, SolidWorks etc.
  • Experience with CAN communication and programming in Python is a plus