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Staff Integration and Validation Engineer, Battery Management Systems



San Leandro, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023

The Integration and Validation Engineer for Battery Management Systems will be responsible for the integration, validation of BMS hardware and software for our state-of-the-art energy storage system. The role involves close collaboration with multidisciplinary teams to collect requirements, development test framework and performance the validation testings including both HIL and HV integration. The candidates are comfortable in a fast-paced, collaborative, and dynamic startup environment. You will be working on high impact battery system solutions with a wide range of projects.

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Cuberg is commercializing next-generation battery technology to power the future of electric mobility. The company was acquired in 2021 by Northvolt, a global supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. As Northvolt's Advanced Technology Center operating in Silicon Valley, Cuberg is developing and commercializing lithium metal batteries, building an innovation ecosystem around lithium-ion technology, and leveraging Northvolt's state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities to rapidly scale up production of advanced batteries


  • Design and implement the BMS integration and validation framework including HIL, High Voltage bench, etc
  • Work with the multidisciplinary engineers to define the software and hardware requirements for the BMS
  • Lead the verification and validation test equipment selection, implementation and integration
  • Develop and implement BMS high level and low level test plan, procedure.
  • Conduct functional, performance testing of BMS components, software, algorithm to ensure compliance with industry standard and customer requirements
  • Analyze test data and generate integration report, providing insights on system performance, reliability and areas of improvement
  • Test automation and development of test script required for integration test
  • Responsible for test matrix, test traceability and BMS release
  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or other related fields
  • 5+ years of experience in Battery Management System integration, testing, validation in aviation or safety critical applications
  • Strong knowledge of battery technologies, BMS architectures, and battery testing standards.
  • Experience in specifying, design, integrating, commissioning high voltage and HIL testing infrastructure for hardware and software verification and validation process
  • Proficiency in data acquisition systems, test equipment, and instrumentation.
  • Experience with programming and scripting languages, such as Python, MATLAB, or C/C++.
  • Familiarity with communication protocols, such as SPI, CAN, or Ethernet
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities

Preferred Experience

  • Experience working on safety critical applications with full cycle development including certification including aerospace, vehicle, energy, etc
  • Working experience and familiarity with BMS features, algorithms, diagnostics, and prognostic development
  • Experience with Functional safety, DO-254, DO-178C
  • Experience in EMC testing and EMC analysis

The target US compensation range for this full-time position is $127,000-$192,000 + equity + benefits. Compensation ranges are determined by level, role and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the target for new hire cash compensation, individual pay is determined by additional factors including relevant job-related skills, experience and additional factors. Your recruiter will be happy to share more about about the salary range during your hiring process.

  • Generous stock options
  • Group health benefits that provide strong support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and flexible savings account plans
  • A retirement program that helps build future financial security through both traditional and Roth 401(k) options with employer matching
  • Generous paid time off plans to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, holidays, and parental leave