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Position:  Algorithm Development Engineer (m/f/d)
Location:  Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany
Job Id:  527
# of Openings:  0

Position Overview
An engineer with major responsibility for developing BMS algorithms and battery control algorithms /models, includes State of Charge (SOC), state of Health (SOH), State of Power (SOP), RC models, and Battery Life models.
 
Primary responsibilities
  • Develop and validate next generation Li-Ion battery system SOC, SOH, SOP algorithms, and cell balancing algorithm
  • Collaborate with cell team for cell level testing and algorithm development activities.
  • Collaborate with BMS system team for algorithm implementation and validation activities
  • Develop test procedures for algorithm development activities, including cell test procedures and model/algorithm validation test procedure
  • Analyze test results and provide project status report to project team
  • Support battery performance and life simulation software development project by providing and implementing BMS and control algorithms into the software
  • Support battery cell RC model and life model development and validation process
  • Support root cause analysis and troubleshooting activities for application related issues
  • Effectively communicate his/her findings to internal/external customers using appropriate media.
  • Perform peer reviews of algorithms on other projects
Specific Skills/Abilities
  • Advanced knowledge in Li-ion battery, battery management system, extended Kalman filter and/or other advanced battery SOC/SOH algorithms.
  • In-depth knowledge and extensive experience in developing RC models and SoC/SoH/SoP algorithm.
  • Sophisticated programming skills using MATLAB and Simulink with a tracking record
  • Working knowledge of hybrid and electric vehicle control strategies
  • Self-motivated, details oriented, and willingness to learn new technology.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. Ability to present technical data to customer.
  • Languages (business fluent or native): English, German
Education/Experience
  • Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. is preferred
  • Five years’ experience in SOC/SOH/SOP algorithm research and development activities.
  • Five years’ experience in using MATLAB and Simulink
  • Automotive industrial experience in BMS algorithm development is a plus

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