Sr. Vehicle Test Engineer

Tesla Fremont, CA
test engineer data test automotive software reliability test team platforms structural strength winter transducers
March 26, 2023
Fremont, CA

This position will work as a member of Tesla's reliability and test team to develop and execute vehicle testing for various platforms.

  • Conduct vehicle level structural strength and durability tests at in-house and third party proving grounds

  • Conduct vehicle level environmental test like winter performance, water wade, hot weather performance etc.

  • Collect proving ground data using wheel force transducers, accelerometers, strain gages, string potentiometers etc.

  • Analyze and process proving ground data and check for data integrity

  • Conduct vehicle milestone inspections including drive evaluations (handling performance, ride comfort etc.) and investigate failures

  • Support firmware upgrades/troubleshooting and diagnostics for test vehicles

  • Work in close collaboration with vehicle technicians, instrumentation and design teams

  • Write detailed test procedures and publish test reports

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment

  • Up to 30% travel required

  • BS and/or MS degree in mechanical, automotive or mechatronics engineering

  • 3 years of experience with automotive systems and vehicle testing

  • Experience with technical report writing and data processing

  • Experience using data acquisition software such as HBM Somat eDAQ and/or Dewesoft

  • Experience with CAD software like CATIA, SolidWorks etc.

  • Experience with CAN communication and programming in Python is a plus

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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