Electrical Engineer, Audio

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


On Site
USD 84,000.00 per year
Full Time


Cross-functional team
Product development
Electrical engineering
Circuit analysis
Design software
System integration
Regulatory Compliance
Digital signal processing
Health care
Apache Flex

Job Details

What to Expect

This position covers the audio product development from architecture to vehicle integration. Specifically, it will take audio technology innovation and adoption in audio team, audio electrical design and validation in EE team, and the vehicle integration effort with system SW and audio DSP teams. It also partakes self and diagnostic tests implementation and data collections from manufacturing environment and vehicle fleet.

What You?ll Do

  • Own electrical schematics for audio products
  • Design and testing of electrical aspects of audio products
  • Responsible for all electrical aspects of audio products (speaker, microphone, amplifier, etc.) from inception to end of life
  • Testing of audio systems and components in our Tesla vehicles
  • Component-level and module-level and vehicle-level audio troubleshooting
  • Work closely with audio architects to define and update audio features in the roadmap, contributing to electrical specification and implementation
  • Work with other Tesla design teams (Physical layout, EMC, Harness, ME, Thermal, Interior, Test, Manufacturing, etc.) on the integration of the Audio system components
  • Work with suppliers
  • Plan, execute, interpret, and document validation testing

What You?ll Bring

  • Have credentials equivalent to Bachelors in Engineering, or proof of exceptional skills in related field
  • 3+ years of experience developing audio products from scratch
  • Have solid technical depth in audio products (acoustics and electronics)
  • Have solid technical depth and breadth in analog and digital circuit analysis
  • Work closely with design, software, testing and manufacturing teams
  • Be skilled working with cross functional team members from multiple disciplines to reach fact-based decisions
  • Have some previous Audio DSP, System Integration, Product Development, & CAD Design exposure
  • Have experience with environmental constraints (temp, humidity, and vibration), regulatory compliance and relative product debu

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

      $84,000 - $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.