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Battery Management System SW/FW Engineer

Company: Supernal
Location: Fremont
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world's communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people's ability to move - whether for work or play. What we do: The Sr. Battery Management System (BMS) SW/FW Engineer will focus on architecting and developing BMS SW and FW for our Energy Storage Systems (ESS). They will be responsible for SW and FW architectures, Code development and support verification and validation. They will work with other HW / Algo / Cell Engineers in Battery team and other multi-functional team members to develop requirements and to support integration testing at Powertrain, ESS system, or Cell module level. What you can do:

  • Development of high-level and detailed level RTOS based BMS SW/FW architecture
  • Definition for SW/FW and HW dependencies internal to BMS and at aircraft system level
  • Development of detailed SW/FW design for distributed and redundant BMS system with self-test and discrimination capabilities compliant to DO178 standard
  • Development and implementation of simple battery management algorithms
  • Development of robust communication interfaces in line with aircraft system requirements
  • Participation and driving system level tradeoffs on HW / SW / FW partitioning and trade off decisions.
  • Participation in architectural discussions with aircraft controls team & power train teams and driving optimal decisions for SW/FW architectures
  • Responsible for the tool selection, development and implementation of a robust SW/FW dev & build environment, verification and meticulous follow up
  • Establishment of high-quality design / code review processes and alignment
  • May require up to 10% of domestic and international travels
  • Other duties as assigned What you can contribute:
    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer engineering with a focus on Embedded system development for real-time applications
    • A minimum of five (5) years experience in of real time, safety critical SW / FW development experience with resource constrained microcontrollers and in SW / FW development in BMS preferably for high voltage large format batteries (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for this role)
    • Proven experience in SW/ FW architecture development and production level SW/FW development for BMS
    • Demonstrated experience in implementing FW development and verification processes for real time systems
    • Expert in real time embedded system requirement gathering, architectural development
    • Excellent programming skills in C and C++ and scripting skills
    • Understanding of DO-178C compliance for functionally safe SW development process
    • Experience in development of simple algorithms for battery SOC estimation and the like
    • Significant experience in implementing DSP algorithms in RTOS environment
    • Excellent skills in communication, problem solving and strategic thinking.
    • Excellent skills required in technical communication, and reliance on data for issue resolution and decision making
    • Excellent organizational skills, team-oriented thinking, and attention to detail
    • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite specifically for data analysis, document creation
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints You may also be able to contribute:
      • Master's degree a plusAny offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: This position will include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal's receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization. Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation. The pay range for this position is: $166,400 $232,960 USD Click HERE or visit: to view our benefits!

Keywords: Supernal, Fremont , Battery Management System SW/FW Engineer, Executive , Fremont, California

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