Test Engineer - Charging Systems

Tesla Motors,United States
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Job Description

Test Engineer - Charging Systems

About Tesla

Palo Alto, California-based, Tesla Motors uses proprietary technology, world-class design, and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to create a new generation of highway capable electric vehicles. We are building a technically strong, fast-moving team that prides itself on superior execution.

The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to provide validation support for the Charging Systems Engineering Team. This test engineering role will require someone with an electromechanical skill set that is comfortable testing a variety of products.


  • Product validation from concept through production
  • Run R&D testing for next generation charging equipment
  • Testing, planning, executing and reporting
  • Define test requirements
  • Meaningfully interpret test results and propose new tests to further product goals
  • Design, build, and utilize test fixtures
  • Track adequacy and success of tests suites against requirements
  • Collaborative work with design engineering and reliability teams


  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of engineering and reliability fundamentals (including basic programming skills)
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Understanding of safety and EMC compliance testing requirements (UL, TUV, etc)
  • 3D CAD skills (Solidworks / Catia V5 preferred)
  • Basic machine shop skills
  • Experience with schematic capture
  • Experience with oscilloscopes and DMMs
  • High voltage/power experience a plus
  • Experience with automated test and data acquisition equipment (Labview a plus)

Tesla is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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