Integration Engineer — Powertrain & Appliances

  • Lightship Energy, Inc.
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Jul 21, 2021
Full time role

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lead hardware and firmware integration for Lightship’s ground-up all-electric RV

  • Select, source, and bring up a system of power and control components for the first EV-RV: vehicle & powertrain controllers, smart home appliances, communications buses and a gateway server

  • Design an embedded system of networked microcontrollers (ECUs)

  • Develop in C with high efficiency and a ruthless prioritization mindset

  • Document wiring, electronic and controls architecture for the Lightship RV

  • Define vehicle behaviors based on engineering analysis (e.g. a state machine)

  • Design, implement, and validate novel control and functional safety strategies.  Lead DFMEA and HARA (ISO 26262) exercises across the prototype vehicle

  • Communicate with and manage device & component suppliers

  • Work closely with software engineering on development of the Lightship infotainment system

Prior Experience & Professional Qualities

  • BS in electrical engineering, computer science, system engineering, or similar

  • Networking and operating systems background

  • Several or more years of relevant professional experience in industries like automotive, aerospace, industrial automation or similar

  • Experience working on out-of-house projects that include supplier relationships

  • Skilled in electrical debugging; know the right tools (oscilloscope, multimeter, etc.)

  • Production-level vehicle (embedded) design background preferred

  • Collaborative mindset, dedication to excellence and completeness, clear communication style

Organization Type


Organization Size



Consumer Goods, Energy, Materials & Manufacturing, Transportation

Drawdown solutions

Electric Cars