Battery Management Systems Design Engineer

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Job ID 14939

The successful candidate will have several years of experience with vehicle electrification in automotive, offroad or other mobile industries. This position represents a chance to define path the recreational marine industry will take for the development, integration, and validation of high voltage energy storage systems.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and integration of high voltage marine battery pack BMS (Battery Management Systems)
  • Drive enhancements to SoC and SoH estimation algorithms to improve battery cycle life and the accuracy of customer feedback on remaining range
  • Apply deep industry knowledge of the battery electronics supply chain to drive performance and cost improvements to marine battery pack systems
  • Design and develop a marine battery BMS that meets the unique needs of the marine environment for recreational boating
  • Coordinate with the marine battery charging systems development team to ensure compatibility
  • Meet function safety requirements and verify compliance per ISO standards
  • Define supplier requirements through battery pack and interface requirement documentation
  • Help define the operating environment and ingress protection design methodologies for large format battery packs
  • Understand and execute tradeoff studies between available technology solutions
  • Support compliance and certification to applicable standards for marine energy storage systems
  • Train, mentor and develop less experienced battery systems engineers
  • Works with all engineering disciplines needed to develop system requirements and architectures and establishes systems capabilities and operational concepts
  • Spans all phases of the product development cycle, from concept development and system architecture to product launch and field support
  • Develop team capability to support future cost-effective electrification development

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of battery management components and systems to include contactors, cooling, sensors, etc.
  • Five or more years in engineering related to energy storage systems
  • Experience delivering electric vehicle projects to an OEM
  • Experience in the areas of systems integration, product verification and validation of large, complex systems into a multi-national organization
  • Competency in coordinating cross divisional activities

Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • An advanced degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experienced in the practical considerations of software design and architecture
  • Simulation of electric power and energy storage systems using best practice industry tools
  • Basic understanding of mechanical systems and their role in a battery pack and power distribution
  • Ability to evaluate system architecture trade-offs
  • Experience performing competitive analysis either internally or through 3rd party engineering firms
  • Working knowledge of electrical and functional safety

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