Battery Management Systems Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200130457
The Special Projects Group (SPG) is seeking a manager for the Battery Management System (BMS) team. The candidate will be responsible for the management of a team and the overall technical leadership of a BMS. They will be responsible for the BMS from the beginning of the project through production and into the field - coming up with the strategy for the BMS, guiding the team through this strategy and executing the BMS through verification and field support. They are the “module owner” - responsible for overall delivery including architecture, component selection, board design and fab, controls, SW, verification and validation, through production and into the field.

Key Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering background
  • Experience designing or working with both high and low voltage is nice to have
  • 5+ years experience in Battery management systems
  • 5+ years experience in Functional management, including recruiting and hiring
  • 5+ years experience in Technical leadership
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to use statistical tools and techniques to support proposed solutions
  • Experience working in a team environment and being self-motivated to close design issues
  • Ability to articulate design issues and path to resolution both verbally and with documentation
  • Must primarily possess knowledge in EE, battery technology (chemistry, cell construction, and cell / pack models) and controls
  • Should have a good understanding of thermals, mechanical and packaging challenges
  • Experience working with domestic and overseas manufacturers preferred
  • Flexibility and comfort working in a quickly changing environment


• BMS Module Owner - Overall delivery including hardware, SW, and controls. • Functional and Technical management of an existing team and growing the team of Electrical Engineers • BMS timelines and resourcing (working with a program manager) • BMS architecture • BMS functional definition (working with controls and SW teams) • BMS requirements / specification • BMS PCB design, layout, bring-up, verification • BMS component selection and associated vendor management • BMS system verification and validation • BMS hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) tester • BMS end-of-line (EOL) tester (working with a test engineering team) • Interfacing with EE, PD and functional integration and system engineering teams to ensure the BMS works within the overall system.

Education & Experience

At least Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering preferred.

Additional Requirements