Electrical Test Engineer
We are seeking an experienced Electrical Test Engineer to join our world-class Test Engineering team in making the hyperloop a reality. This individual will work closely in a fast-paced, agile environment during product development and V&V activities.
Test Engineering is responsible for developing, enforcing and implementing testing requirements and rigor as defined in cooperation with the Hyperloop One Safety/Certification team; design and implementation of testing equipment, instrumentation, facilities, procedures, processes, documentation including data management, safety protocols, prototype testing, life-cycle verification and oversight of all testing operations.
The Electrical Test Engineer will:
- Work with internal and external customers to develop electrical test plans & procedures to meet testing needs in a realistic and achievable manner.
- Collaborate with Design and Systems Engineering teams to define requirements and specification for testing, verification, and validation.
- Manage electrical testing programs from test planning, test execution, to data reporting.
- Design experiments and perform testing of high power electrical components, including hands-on laboratory work
- Consult with technicians, other engineers, management and others as needed
- Perform data analysis and generate technical reports.
- Responsibilities may include project management, including budgeting, scheduling, and communicating project information
- Exhibits a high level of technical understanding of system-level electrical testing techniques
- Possesses strong interpersonal and technical communication skills
- Dynamic and creative: Thrives in a fast-paced environment where several interdependent technologies are being developed simultaneously
- Welcomes the challenge of generating ideas and performing analysis based on inputs and requirements that are subject to change
- Team oriented: Comfortable and energized by working in a team with a wide variety of backgrounds and skillsets. You welcome constructive feedback and different perspectives.
- Passionate about delivering the Hyperloop to the world
- Keen attention to detail
MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
- Solid system-level test industry experience with emphasis in electrical testing on complex electromechanical systems
- Experience designing electrical systems for test rigs, schematic development, and sensor/test instrumentation specification
- Capable of creating, managing, and executing effective test programs in a rapid development environment
- Experience in developing requirements-driven test plans and procedures
- Experience working in a highly-integrated software/hardware environment
- Experience in operating and calibrating test instrumentation
- Experience with sensors and actuators
- Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex issues
- Flexible to travel (~25%) to support testing at our Las Vegas facility as needed
- B.S., M.S. or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field
- Test fixture design and setup experience
- Experience with NI, dSPACE, SpeedGoat
- Familiarity with high-power safety such as NFPA 70 E, arc flash analysis, and required electrical PPE
- Experience with electrical insulation tests such as megger tests, hiPot, partial discharge, insulation aging
- Demonstrated experience with performance characterization (efficiency, dynamic response, harmonics, EMI, cycle life, voltage/current/temperature operating range) of electric powertrain components such as batteries, capacitors, variable frequency drives, electric motors
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