Job Description

Senior Hardware Engineer
International company in the field of automotive technology

Job Description

The company is developing Battery Management Systems (BMS) for 48V Li-ion batteries for mild hybrid electrical vehicles (mHEV) and potentially electrical vehicles. The introduction of 48V systems is an essential, cost effective move by the automotive industry towards the reduction of the emission and the fuel consumption of vehicles. The 48V high performance battery that includes the BMS electronics is responsible for storing the energy recuperated during braking and for providing energy during acceleration for additional torque.

As a Hardware Engineer, You would be responsible for the development of the Battery Management System module of the 48V battery, which monitors and controls the state and the performance of the battery, communicates with the main control unit of the vehicle, and intervenes when necessary.


  • Understand the complete HW architecture from the fine details to the overall functionalities. Represent HW architecture towards the other technical domains (Mechanics, Software, System engineering)
  • Develop requirements definition aligned with the internal and customers
  • Create corresponding HW design documentation, worst-case calculations, validation and test plan design
  • Mentoring and review of others’ work
  • Carry out design HW design studies for additional requested functionalities. Design electrical circuits
  • Calculating and simulating the behavior of electrical circuits and elements
  • Implementation of electronic changes
  • Cooperation with international development partners and internal development teams


  • BSc or MSc in electrical or mechatronics engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Having advanced knowledge in any of the following HW competence areas: analog, digital electronics, power electronics, and embedded systems. Fundamental knowledge at the rest
  • Being able to understand PCB designs, schematics and layout
  • Being a self-starter
  • Very good spoken and written English and/or German language skills

What they offer

  • Flexible worktime options
  • Childcare offers
  • Medical services
  • Various sports and health opportunities
  • On-site parking, good access to local public transport
  • Catering facilities

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