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Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer - smart management battery systems
Ref No.: 18-00135
Category: Engineering
Location: CHICAGO, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 74,000.00 - 113,000.00 /Year
Job Classification:Electrical Engineer
Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer
Location: Chicago, IL. 60641
Pay Rate: $74k - $113k (target is $94k range)
Duration of Job: Permanent

Experience with (smart) batteries is a plus and not a requirement. Focusing on finding a degreed engineer with analog design experience, visual studio, schematic capture, layout, microcontroller programming and 5+ years of design experience.

The Electrical Engineer provides electronics, software, and firmware design services to support the manufacture of company products and equipment to maximize company revenue and profitability.


Design smart management battery systems utilizing SMBus, HDQ, and 1-Wire communication protocols in DC applications.

Confer with customers and sales and engineering staff to discuss existing or potential battery design related projects and products. Provide support to sales personnel and customers with technical advice and design reviews for product safety and product manufacturability.

Design circuit boards and provide project related quotation packages

Design software and firmware for products and test systems.

Test new circuit boards for function, safe operation, and design verification.

Test new battery assemblies for specification conformance. Develop and administer related test routines and configuration files.

Provide failure analysis for manufactured product and customer returned products.

Provide engineering services and technical advice for production fixtures and test equipment.

Provide the supply chain with engineering services and technical advice concerning supplier issues.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.)
  • Requires education generally equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Requires experience in digital and analog circuit design and testing including switch mode power supply topologies.
  • Requires experience or knowledge in programming languages C, C++, C#, and assembly.
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with employees, customers, and vendors.
  • Requires ability to use a variety of design related software packages such as CadSoft Eagle, Atmel Studio, and Visual Studio. Requires the ability to use a variety of electrical equipment such as various power supplies, a digital multimeter, electronic load, soldering iron, impedance meter, oscilloscope, logic analyzer, microscope, various hand and power tools, and battery fuel gauge software packages.
  • Requires five (5) or more years of hardware design experience.
  • Its is a plus if: Experience working with smart management battery systems utilizing SMBus, HDQ, and 1-Wire communication protocols in DC applications.
  • Its is a plus if: Experience/ knowledge working with Texas Instruments battery management devices.
  • Its is a plus if: Experience/knowledge with Lithium Ion battery technology design for safe operation.

Use of electrostatic discharge and eye protection is required.

Espo Corporation
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 789-2525
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