Senior Electric Propulsion Controls Engineer


We are seeking a senior level Engineer to lead the propulsion/powertrain system controls team to develop a vehicle control unit (VCU) software, hardware and calibration for an electric vehicle.


  • Develop the VCU software architecture, modeling and application-layer software for an all-wheel-drive electric propulsion system
  • Perform the VCU software – hardware integration and validation with support of VCU hardware supplier and engineering service partner
  • Implement VCU strategy and functionality and conduct calibration for vehicle drivability, energy management, propulsion performance, torque monitoring, system health monitoring, diagnosis and fault handling, etc.
  • Support sourcing of VCU software/hardware and other related controllers
  • Collaborate with other functional teams to set vehicle function and performance targets
  • Lead development of MIL, SIL and HIL and APQP (DFMEA and DVP&R, etc.) for VCU


  • BS degree in engineering, mathematics, physics and other relevant fields required. Advanced degrees preferred;
  • Minimum three years of experience in development of VCU software for electric vehicles
  • Hand-on experience in model-based software development with Matlab/Simulink or similar tools
  • Working level knowledge of automotive controls software development process
  • Understand the working principle of the automotive electric propulsion system
  • Familiar with functional safety (ISO 26262) preferred
  • Systems thinking capability preferred
  • Working level experience of vehicle dynamics/stability controls preferred

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Working at Indi EV

We provide our people with full medical, dental, and vision benefits. Work/life balance is also key, so we offer solid paid vacation time. All jobs are located onsite at our HQ in Los Angeles.

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    INDIEV Recruiting 06/02/2022
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