Harness Engineer, Energy Products

    • Tesla Motors
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 1 day ago


On Site
USD 80,000.00 per year
Full Time


Digital signal processing
Software documentation
Electrical engineering
Circuit analysis
Systems engineering
2D computer graphics
Mechanical engineering
Electrical wiring
Organizational skills
Access control
Security clearance
Product lifecycle management
Software development
Health care
Apache Flex

Job Details

What to Expect

The Tesla Energy Products brings battery and solar to the grid and is enabling the transformation of the world's energy infrastructure. As part of the Wiring Harness Design team, you will design, package, and manufacture world class, integrated wiring systems that enable that transformation. Our team is composed of individuals who are fast-moving, self-motivated, resilient, love to solve difficult problems, and are team players. If this sounds like you, then our team could the right place for you.

What You?ll Do

  • Rapidly gather requirements, design and modify detailed harness schematics to integrate a variety of electromechanical components and control units
  • Harness component selection and validation for prototype applications
  • Document build instructions for complex Industrial wire harnesses
  • Troubleshoot and quality check harnesses in the fabrication, assembly and bring up stages of pre and post production builds
  • Support the bring up and debug process of industrial equipment throughout its lifecycle

What You?ll Bring

  • BS in Mechanical OR Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in Wiring Harness design
  • Hands-on experience designing and building electro-mechanical systems and harnesses
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in handling multiple priorities, organizing workloads, and meeting tight delivery timelines
  • Solid engineering fundamentals: DC/AC circuit analysis, analog and digital signal processing, communication protocols (CAN, LIN, Ethernet), LV / HV systems
  • Understand vehicle-level systems engineering including communications, functionality trade-offs, grounding, creepage and clearance, EMC strategies
  • Expertise with 3D CAD and PLM software (CATIA preferred)
  • Proven expertise with 2D drawing creation software
  • Proven expertise with schematics design
  • Familiarity with, and working knowledge of, mechanical systems: thermal, heat dissipation, vibration, strength, durability, corrosion-prevention, materials
  • Additional complementary skills - programming, mechanical design, fabrication
  • Ability to thrive in rapid development cycles, ambiguity, and unexpected changes in direction
  • Able to handle several projects in parallel while maintaining the deadlines

Compensation and Benefits


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

    • Expected Compensation

      $80,000 - $300,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits
      Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.