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Senior Electrified Powertrain Engineer

Posted 11 days ago

Senior Powertrain Engineer
Direct Hire Role
Located at HQ San Francisco OR 100% remote in North America

Working in partnership with a start-up committed to transforming the skies to better serve humanity. They are focused on the Logistics industry and the way it moves!

Who are they?

Working in partnership with a fantastic and growing autonomous cargo aircraft business, we are helping them expand their Electrified Powertrain team. The HQ is based in San Francisco, but you have a unique offering to work remotely 100% of the time, with travel for flight testing and corporate events to the HQ.

In this role:

  • You'll design, analyze, test and integrate high power electrical and hybrid power systems on board the full-scale vertical takeoff and landing cargo aircraft.
  • The above will include gas engine, generator, high voltage battery packs, power distribution and electric propulsion motors.
  • You'll develop and integrate reliable power supply solutions.
  • Create and execute the powertrain technical roadmap across vehicle development phases including specification and selection of components.
  • You'll lead the powertrain and electrical system requirement specification.
  • Contribute to high level planning and architecture discussions in collaboration.
  • Document the process and implemented system architecture.


  • Ideally 6+ years of professional experience in electrical engineering on full-scale vehicle power systems.
  • Deep experience with hybrid powertrain architectures and associated high voltage subsystems.
  • Strong hands-on experience with PCBs, wire harnesses, connectors, and schematics for electrical systems.
  • Strong hands-on experience debugging, troubleshooting, and root-cause analyzing electrical systems for noise mitigation and EMI.
  • Strong experience designing electrical systems in weight/volume-constrained applications and use of best-practices for efficient electrical system integration.

This is a great role, to work in a forward thinking, fast paced and next generation aerial system.

To find out more and book a call, please apply with your resume.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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