Senior Electrical Engineer in San Jose, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is seeking an Senior Electrical Engineer in San Jose CA

Essential Qualifications

  • Experienced in low to medium power DC motor system designs/applications
  • Understanding of analog and mixed signal semiconductors such as DC/DC and AC/DC Power Management ICs, Power MOSFETs, IGBT, Transistors, Gate Driver, OpAmp, ADC, DAC, Voltage Reference, and Inverter Circuits etc is highly desirable
  • Good working knowledge in schematic design, component selection, and PCB layout OR capable to review schematics and PCB layouts and provide recommendations
  • Must be hands on in lab work for debugging circuits and prototyping boards
  • Self-motivated candidate with minimum supervision in a small team environment and be able to get the job done
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills

Additional Requirements

  • Ideal candidates are highly knowledgeable and savvy in Brushless DC motor controls, AC FOC motors, sensor and sensorless based, particularly in Field Oriented Control, with strong hardware and some software support capabilities
  • Understanding of Control theory and Motor tunings will be a big plus
  • Experience in ARM based Micro Controller programming using IAR or Keil tools. Code development, firmware development and debugging skills in assembly, embedded C, C++ is also a big plus

Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in stepper motor control, brushed motor control, and encoder design
  • Capable of building professional demos


Bachelors + 7 years or Masters +5 years’ experience in EE, Mechatronics major

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer