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Battery Electrical Engineer
Ref No.: 19-07488
Location: Menlo Park, California
Battery Electrical Engineer
Menlo Park, CA
Contract:  6 Months
Job Duties
Facebook’s AR/VR team is looking for a Battery Electrical Engineer to develop battery packs for next generation head mounted and body worn mobile products. You will develop next generation batteries to move forward our industry-leading virtual and augmented reality systems. You will establish requirements with internal and external customers, design and develop battery packs to meet the requirements and integrate it into the final system.
  • Design systems for battery protection, charging and gauging
  • Develop engineering requirements specifications, test and validation plans for manufacturing and characterizing battery packs
  • Test batteries at the module level and at the system level
  • Support prototype and engineering builds
  • Work with cross functional partners to Integrate the battery into the final system
  • Work closely with firmware and software teams to program chargers and battery fuel gauges
  • Work with vendors to develop custom and semi-custom ICs for battery management
  • Work with mechanical engineering team to develop battery modules and protection control systems
  • Understanding of safety standards such IEEE1725, UL2054 etc.
  • Supplier management during the pack architecture development and during pack builds.
  • Support the final assembly site to ensure proper integration of the battery into the final system
  • Rigorous failure analysis, root cause analysis, corrective action and communication to the cross functional teams on issues
Required Skills
  • 9+ years of electrical engineering experience in power management and battery management
  • Understanding of Li-ion cell chemistry and the various processes involved in manufacturing lithium ion battery packs
  • Experience with battery protection ICs, fuel gauge and chargers
  • Some travel required
Education Requirements
Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or Power Electronics
PhD Preferred
Languages: English( Speak, Read, Write )