Battery Engineering Analyst

Tesla Motors Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 11 months ago

Battery Engineering Analyst

In this role, you will be a key member in a cross-functional team working to develop and integrate the very best battery technologies for existing and future Tesla products. Our team generates and reports battery performance and lifetime data trends used in decision making across many organizations, including cell development, systems architecture, service engineering, and finance. We strive to create measurement and analysis methodologies to enable rapid design cycles with high confidence, and we seek to continuously improve upon our measurement and analysis methods.

We are seeking a self-motivated candidate with a passion for learning from data.

Specific tasks in this role will include:

  • Lead data analysis, modeling, and visualization to help inform lithium ion battery performance and degradation

  • Present results to diverse audiences and drive forward decision-making for various program-level decisions

  • Use statistical analysis and data visualization techniques to elucidate a deeper understanding of how measured observables relate to each other

  • Review quality of past technical decisions to inform how to continuously improve our decision-making methodologies

  • Design and execute cell characterization DOEs that are highly impactful and resource-efficient

  • Contribute to maintaining and improving the cell life model through automated testing, new features development, and integration with systems model

  • Work with other engineers and scientists to understand trends in knowledge gaps and push forward relevant projects

Required experience:

  • Engineering degree, ideally with a focus on modeling and analysis

  • Some industry experience is highly desired; especially relevant experience includes working with lab data in a product development context

  • Programming experience is a must

  • Sound understanding of battery fundamentals, ideally to include concepts in battery design and electrochemical processes

  • You must excel in technical communication and presentation to a diverse range of audiences

  • Preference for being in an extremely collaborative role and working across multiple teams

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