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Senior Powertrain Electronics Engineer in Irvine, CA at Karma Automotive

Date Posted: 5/6/2018

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Job Description

Karma Automotive is passionate, responsible and uncompromising. 

We promise to deliver our customers beautiful cars with high-technology and clean propulsion, and a memorable customer experience.

If these commitments excite you, we would love to talk.  The Senior Power Electronics Engineer is responsible for powertrain electrical modules for several platforms. He/she will also support the existing design activities. You MUST have high voltage knowledge and experience.


  • Design and develop PCBAs for multiple high voltage modules, inverters, DCDCs;
  • Develop automation testing setup for module level validation;
  • Performs simulation of software operation in Software-In- the-Loop;
  • Performs software development and testing in Hardware-In- the-Loop and supports testing on dyno and AC load;
  • Design and development magnetic components, optimization on the EMI/EMC
  • Work as part of the powertrain team on investigation of quality issues and development of a high-performance powertrain for different vehicle programs.


  • MS in EE.  PhD in Electrical Engineering preferred;
  • 5+ years of Power electronics experience required; Automotive experience is preferred.
  • Experience in automation testing equipment with LabView;
  • Experience in PCBA layout;
  • Experience in embedded software development;
  • Experience with embedded compiler and debugging tools, software and code maintenance;
  • Experience with TI/Freescale/TriCore/DSP 32-bit processors;
  • Must have high voltage knowledge and experience.   

Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.

NO 3rd Party Recruiters.  Principals Only, Please

Come and join the great Karma Team, where you can make a career! Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions.  Relocation assistance is available.


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