Serve as part of the Vehicle Engineering team to develop the steering attribute for all Tesla vehicles including: utilizing Passive and Active systems as appropriate to the targets set, and Road and Track evaluations and tuning required for all world market conditions.
To work closely with vehicle dynamics team in delivering ride, steering, and handling attributes.
Work closely with design team to help grow our supplier partners to have better capability in delivering Steering with consistency and repeatability.
Provide design, controls and architectural feedback to ensure that Tesla attribute targets are met.
Perform drive assessments and generate quantitative metrics and qualitative descriptions that then lead the changes necessary to develop vehicles in keeping with Tesla’s character
Support developments of other vehicle areas (e.g., suspension, tires and dynamics controls).
Generate engineering data (run logs and reports) for all activities. Participate in design, program and product reviews and provide supported feedback.
Manage and execute testing programs, working cooperatively and efficiently communicating within a dynamic and interactive environment.
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Physics or related.
5 + years of experience in automotive development engineering
Electronic Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) development, architecture and best-practices;
Vehicle dynamics including steering attribute development and tuning
Experience testing in high speed environments at test tracks and public roads
Vehicle instrumentation and data analysis
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