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Power Electronics Engineer - Santa Cruz at Joby Aviation
Santa Cruz, CA, US
Tasks include:

Develop prototype motor controllers and battery management systems of varying power levels and voltage levels (60V to 600V) under weight and reliability constraints

Design electrical schematics, select components, and layout rigid and flex PCBs

Work with mechanical engineers and 3D CAD tools to check mechanical fit

Oversee PCB assembly procedures and procurement of BOM

Implement efficient motor control and battery charge management algorithms in microcontrollers and/or FPGA

Test hardware and firmware and make necessary modifications and revisions to meet functional requirements

Communicate with manufacturers, assemblers, and technicians in order to optimize design for manufacturability and cost


Master’s degree in electrical engineering and two years of experience which may be acquired before, during, or after Master’s level coursework

Must have also demonstrated Master’s level coursework in dynamics, state variable methods and digital signal processing OR comparable coursework.

Two years of hands-on experience with:

Firmware development in C/C++ for microcontrollers

Digital design in Verilog/VHDL for FPGAs

Power conversion using advanced high voltage (as high as 600V) power semiconductors

Communication protocols and EtherCAT

PCB design in Altium Designer

Prototyping and knowledge of speed and current sensors

Debugging and measurements using test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, DC electronic load and waveform generators.

Please include a cover letter with your application.