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Senior Engineer Battery Lifetime Performance and Modeling

Hardware Engineering

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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We are currently seeking a Battery Lifetime, Performance and Modeling Engineer.  This position requires an experienced professional with an intimate knowledge of lithium-ion batteries. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

  • You Will:
  • Develop robust battery models to predict real-world cell degradation using cycle life and calendar aging data
  • Formulate and execute designs of experiments to acquire sufficient data to train, validate, and test the battery models
  • Integrate battery models into MATLAB and Simulink
  • Work closely with the battery test team to parameterize battery models
  • Collaborate with battery team to determine battery performance and lifetime targets


  • You Bring:
  • Experience with physics based modeling of lithium ion cells
  • Fundamental knowledge of lithium-ion cell chemistry and mechanisms
  • Proficient with a statistical programming language for data analysis, simulation, and modeling
  • Familiar with battery testing equipment
  • Experience in writing efficient code to analyze large data sets
  • High level of mathematical and advanced data analysis capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude
  • Comfortable with initiating and taking ownership of projects
  •  Advantageous:
  • Expertise in MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow, and model-in-the-loop testing
  • Experience with dynamic estimation techniques such as Kalman filter, Particle filter, etc.
  • Strong understanding of algorithm design, calibration, and verification
  • Ph.D. with a minimum 3+ years of experience in battery control development
  • Education Requirements:
  • MS degree in EE, ME, CS, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Materials
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