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The Tesla Energy team is bringing battery technology to the grid to facilitate a renewable energy ecosystem and increase grid reliability. Tesla is leveraging its breakthrough powertrain technology and manufacturing scale to develop and deploy grid connected storage at residential, industrial, and utility scales. As a member of our team, you will shape the direction of our products. You must have a genuine passion for engineering products that will fundamentally change the world’s energy infrastructure, and thrive working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.


Tesla Energy is looking for an amazing electrical engineer to design and validate a variety of electronics designs. You will design circuits, and perform extensive validation to ensure outstanding product solutions. The position is based at Tesla’s Palo Alto headquarters.


Design, prototype, and validate high volume power, analog, and digital electronics PCBs.
Solve complex HW/FW field and failure analysis problems, drive design improvements from learnings.
Drive creation of test plans, ECO release documentation, and excellent design/validation documentation.
Collaborative work with mechanical, digital control, thermal design, manufacturing test, and reliability engineers.
Drive ultra-reliable, cost effective designs that beat schedules and cost targets
Support new electronics product launches to high volume production.

1+ years of professional electronics development experience.
Strong fundamentals in electrical and electronics design for PCB.
Demonstrated excellence in troubleshooting difficult electrical problems, and driving improvements based upon learnings.
Ability to support design for EMC, reliability, and manufacturability.
Experience in schematic entry and PCB layout using Altium (or equivalent).
Experience in selection and use of DSPs, microcontrollers, and programmable logic devices and their peripheral circuitry (signal conditioning, board-level power supplies)
Significant simulation experience for electrical design: SPICE, MATLAB, high speed simulation tools, or equivalent.
Strong fundamentals in firmware development for electronics designs.
Desired high power (500kW+), high voltage (1kVDC, 480VAC) safe working experience,
Able to drive leadership of team and individual safety in a variety of lab and field situations.
Remain engaged, proactive and positive in tough circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for overall team success.


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