Hardware Test Engineer - EV Charging

Job Description

Siemens eMobility® solutions is shaping the market with innovative EV charging technologies. We are dedicated to driving an open and accessible market for electric vehicles, as well as planning and implementing secure grid connections to enable further growth of EV adoption.

Interested in technology that advances our communities and enables a cleaner, more efficient environment? Interested in gaining exposure to developing the systems and smart solutions that keep cities growing, businesses flourishing and people safe? Start your career with some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Here at Siemen eMobility solutions, we are transforming the everyday through our inclusive and rewarding work environment. Come be a part of our growing eMobility team, where you can build and implement new products, technologies, and applications!

Position Overview

Hardware Test Engineer – System, Integration and Interoperability test of DC EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment).

  • Responsible for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment testing to verify conformance with product specification.
  • Define and execute test cases according to system test specification.
  • Create concept and design test strategy for DC charging unit.
  • Create plan and execute automated test approach for system as well as software level test.
  • Design to order parts need to be tested and validated by test engineer.
  • Collaborate as a member of the Development Team responsible for system tests of EVSE in EV Infrastructure as well as isolated environments.
  • Work as part of the Development Team to collaborate with Project manager and System architect to identify test requirements on component and system level.
  • Evaluate requirements to ensure they are clearly worded and to determine acceptance criteria and verification method to be used to verify requirements.
  • Develop and update Test Plans, Test Procedures, and Test Reports in support of assigned projects.
  • Configure test tools according to test strategy
  • Perform EV Infrastructure interoperability testing including cloud communication and EV service providers (OCPP).
  • Level 3 support of field issues that need to be tested, validated, and replicated for root cause analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Design improvements or part replacements to be tested and validated.
  • Prepare test results report and review observed results and behaviors with responsible development engineers.
  • Oversee set-up and test process with external test sites.
  • Assist in Pre-Compliance testing for UL, Nema, ANSI standards.
  • Test performance of charger networks for various communication channels (LAN, WiFi, Cellular).
  • Develop automated test solutions.
  • Implement specified test case, create, and maintain test library.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or computer science.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in development engineering environment with emphasis on hardware and/or software testing.
  • Strong familiarity and working knowledge of various verification methods and test approaches to successfully verify requirements including development of test procedures and other test documentation.
  • Knowledge of the engineering lifecycle and requirements development and testing process.
  • Practical experience with test automation.
  • Solid understanding of requisite test equipment (oscilloscope, thermal couples, etc…)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of hardware / software interactions at PCBA level and diagnosing circuit level failures.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in software-hardware integration testing and hardware reliability.
  • Experience participating in root cause evaluation of failures.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Experience in EV Interoperability testing.
  • Working knowledge of Linux systems, data structures, cloud communication
  • Working Experience of communication protocols SAE J1772, HPGP, OCPP, Open ADR etc. used in EV management
  • Master’s degree with 5-7 years’ experience in embedded software development.
  • Experience interacting directly with customer and customer representatives
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, specifically EV charging solutions is highly desired.
  • Experience in Application development in C, Python, JavaScript, JAVA for embedded platforms.
  • Embedded firmware development experience in 8,16- and 32-bit microprocessor
  • PLC Programming experience.

Can you see yourself, learning, growing, and succeeding here? If so we'd like to meet you! Apply today and learn how you can be a part of the Siemens family.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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