Development Engineer Sr – Motor Controls SW in Irvine, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is currently searching for a Development Engineer who has experience with Motor Controls and will be responsible for but is not limited to:

  • Responsible for Electric Machine software development supporting subsystem and vehicle-level design requirements.
  • Supports program deliverables - specifically alignment to overall vehicle development schedule.
  • Lead all Electric Machine software development and validation to ensure high-quality component and vehicle-level performance.
  • Effectively manage all software design changes as part of internal customer requirements and baseline release process.
  • Significant laboratory and vehicle-level testing and calibration, with irregular, extended and/or weekend working hours.
  • Effectively directs work of other team members including engineers and technicians.
  • Develop software (C++, Matlab, Simulink) integrating feed-forward control strategy, test results, diagnostics and industry best practices for control system code including redundancy.
  • Lead investigation into internal, assembly and customer quality issues for timely, high-confidence resolution. Support robust problem-solving methodology (8D, Red-X, etc.) to define root cause and develop issue resolution path.
  • Serve as company-wide subject-matter expert (SME) for Controls and Diagnostics for Electric Machines.
  • Support software development within framework of vehicle program functional rollout plan.
  • Develop and synchronize the phased calibration and development plan for the subsystem with program milestones and in conjunction with the vehicle level software release schedule.
  • Support all manufacturing launch activity including Aftersales (diagnostics documentation, service bulletins, etc.).
  • Lead the Problem Resolution and tracking process (JIRA) and provide feedback on status to tracked problems.
  • Work in conjunction with purchasing and supplier development to ensure that only qualified suppliers are selected for current and future programs.
  • Support opportunities for process improvements, tool development, and knowledge capture and retention.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.