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Position:  Senior Hardware Engineer
Location:  Novi, MI
Job Id:  513
# of Openings:  0

A123 Systems, LLC is a leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation and commercial markets.
Position Overview
Senior Electrical Hardware Engineer responsible for the design and development of electronic battery management control systems. Candidate should have a strong knowledge of automotive electronics and electrical systems.
Primary responsibilities
  • Design automotive battery management electronic hardware to meet specified requirements.
  • Perform engineering analysis, including DFMEA, Worst Case Circuit Analysis, Thermal Analysis and Stress Analysis.
  • Design to meet ISO26262 requirements.
  • Release designs to production.
  • Support validation during DV/PV testing.
  • Resolve technical/validation issues by following 8D process.
  • Specify end-of-line test and DV/PV tester requirements.
  • Plan and implement engineering development test programs.
The position requires review and analysis of system requirements, executing and evaluating designs, performing circuit analysis, overseeing PCB layout, supporting DV/PV testing, and leading complex engineering projects. Must be able to balance system requirements versus technical constraints and cost targets. Consults with manager as needed.
  • Experience desired in a number of areas:
    • Automotive electronics hardware design.
    • Schematic capture.
    • Thermal design and analysis.
    • EMC design and correction techniques.
    • Circuit simulation and analysis using SPICE, SABER or similar tools.
    • Microprocessor based systems.
    • Analyze new or other component technologies that meet or improve design specifications.
    • CAN/LIN communication.
    • Vector tools.
  • Required Education: B.S.E.E.
  • Preferred Education: M.S.E.E.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the field of automotive electronics engineering.
  • High voltage/high power electronics design experience is desirable.

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