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Sr.Electrical Engineer-Power Electronics

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Shanghai,China, Shanghai, China

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ABOUT TESLA: Our mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. With global temperatures rising, the faster we free ourselves from fossil fuel reliance and achieve a zero-emission future, the better. In pursuit of this mission, we make electric vehicles that are not just great EVs, but the best cars, period.

We also produce and install infinitely scalable clean energy generation and storage products that help our customers further decrease their environmental impact. When it comes to achieving our goals, we pride ourselves in accomplishing what others deem impossible.


TESLA Energy Plan is to lead all aspects of new energy power generation, transfer, and use.

Car, pile, light, storage, and load are all connected by energy,

Seamlessly cooperating, freely switching, and unified experience.

Many loyal customers are cultivated by using the powerful energy ecosystem.









About Tesla

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 utilize an innovative distribution model based on Company-owned sales and service centers. This approach allows us to maintain the highest levels of customer experience and benefit from short customer feedback loops to ensure our customer needs are fulfilled. We believe our operational infrastructure provides us with a competitive advantage compared to traditional automobile manufacturers.

Tesla provides a rare opportunity to work for a company with exciting challenges, great opportunities for broad responsibility, truly beneficial products, high-visibility and name recognition, and competitive salary, stock options, and benefits. This position is in Shanghai Gigafactory.

The Role

Tesla’s Power Electronics group is looking for a skilled and motivated electrical engineer to design and develop hardware intended to be used in our automotive and energy storage products


  • Architecture, design, and development of power electronics converters.
  • Collaborate with systems architecture, mechanical, PCB layout, manufacturing, reliability and firmware engineering teams to successfully design, test, validate and manufacture power converters for Tesla products.
  • Start to finish ownership of hardware – from specification to design, prototype, and production.

Required Skills

  • BSEE degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 4 or more years of relevant hands-on hardware experience in power converter (AC/DC, DC/DC & DC/AC) design.
  • Strong understanding of power electronics topologies (AC/DC, DC/DC & DC/AC).
  • Experience with high voltage power semiconductor selection (IGBTs, Si/SiC/GaN MOSFET’s, and Diodes), design of gate drive and analog/digital sensing circuits.
  • Good understanding of switching waveforms, semi-conductor loss mechanisms and experience with loss modeling.
  • Solid understanding of the theory and application of magnetics in inductors and transformers for high frequency power conversion.
  • Familiar with schematic capture and power converter circuit simulation tools.
  • Experience in supervision of PCB layout for minimal stray inductance and capacitance, placement strategies for better manufacturability, power/signal plane definition and EMC optimization.
  • Proficiency with basic EE tools (Oscilloscopes, Network analyzers, Signal Generators etc.).

Preferred Skills

  • MSEE or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering.

·    Awareness of UL and CE electrical safety requirements and EMC requirements relevant to the design of power converters.

  • Knowledge in environmental, reliability, and safety requirements for Automotive, Industrial & Residential applications.
  • Knowledge of basic control theory and experience with embedded programming.

Tesla Motors is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.