Senior Power Electronics Engineer

| Culver City
Bird is a last-mile electric vehicle sharing company dedicated to bringing safe, low-cost, environmentally-friendly transportation solutions to communities across the world. We provide a fleet of electric, shared scooters that can be accessed via smartphone. Bird is headquartered in Venice, California and is rapidly expanding across the country and the world.
The Vehicle Engineering team at bird is responsible for development of all vehicle components from concept to production. As a Senior Power Electronics Engineer, you’ll have electrical design responsibility to help develop Bird scooters and provide engineering input and solutions to develop key brand differentiators.

What You'll Do

  • Will be the key individual in developing Motor Control and Battery Management Systems.
  • Design and evaluate power electronic circuitry and select components according to requirements.
  • Design and develop digital and analog electronics for the control of power electronics systems.
  • Manage schematic capture and PCBA layout of all prototype electronics.
  • Evaluate design solutions as well as perform power electronics functional test and system integration.
  • Work with other Electrical, Mechanical, and Validation Engineers in analysis, investigation and resolution of engineering problems.
  • Create and construct working prototypes for validation.

What You'll Need

  • Design experience with motors, motor controllers, power supplies, inverters / converters, and/or power electronics
  • Prior professional experience with embedded electronics design containing microcontrollers, DSPs, programmable logic devices (FPGA, CPLD), memory, high speed signaling, MEMS sensors, etc
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering field
  • 4-9 years related work experience
  • Digital, analog, power circuit design experience
  • Microprocessor, microcontroller experience
  • System level design abilities
  • Design for manufacturability (DFM) & Design for test (DFT)
  • Experience with Altium Designer
  • Experience with embedded firmware
  • Experience with CANbus, UART, I2C, and SPI communications
  • Experience with Motor Control Systems

Bird Rides Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

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