Software Engineer - Thermal Team

Recruiter
Tesla
Location
Palo Alto, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2018
Closes
15 Nov 2018
Ref
73075
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role

As a member of the thermal firmware development team, you will be responsible for delivering high quality embedded code running on the processors at the heart of Tesla powertrains, vehicles and energy storage systems. Come join a team of deeply knowledgeable engineers that strive to build the most robust and reliable embedded systems using cutting edge software development tools and practices. You will solve some of the most ambiguous and challenging problems in the embedded software space and change the way the world produces electric vehicles and delivers energy.

Responsibilities
  • Deliver high-quality C code in a real-time embedded environment.
  • Specify, design, and implement functionality and behaviors of embedded subsystems.
  • Design the software architecture and firmware implementation on hardware through integration, test and high volume manufacturing.
  • Hands-on hardware bring-up, system debugging and code optimization.
  • Make performance and optimization trade-offs to meet product requirements.

Requirements
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Mechatronics (with software engineering background)
  • 3+ years of experience in embedded development in robotics, mechatronics, real-time controls, or system software.
  • Proficiency in C, familiarity with MISRA C a plus.
  • Fluent in software fundamentals including software design and maintainability.
  • Experience with the embedded microprocessor tools.
  • Controls software and algorithm development.
  • Thermal or thermodynamics experience highly preferred.
  • Test driven development and familiarity with developer driven automated testing.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate complex technical concepts.
  • Understanding of physics and basic principles is highly preferred.
  • Experience with brushless motor controllers, TI DSPs or NXP microcontrollers a plus.

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