Sr Charging
Interoperability Test Engineer
Posted on 2/9/2024
Mercedes-Benz

10,001+ employees

Distributes and markets Mercedes-Benz and smart products in the US.
Company Overview
Mercedes-Benz USA, a subsidiary of Daimler Company, stands out for its commitment to quality and craftsmanship, as evidenced by its extensive dealership network and robust product line, including the iconic Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles. The company's culture emphasizes continuous improvement and customer satisfaction, fostering a work environment that encourages employees to strive for excellence. With its industry leadership, technical advancements, and a reputation for timeless style, Mercedes-Benz USA offers a rewarding and dynamic workplace for those passionate about automotive excellence.
Consumer Goods
Automotive & Transportation

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1970

Headquarters

Atlanta, Georgia

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

7%
Locations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics Engineering
  • Experience in automotive component development at a tier 1 or OEM
  • Minimum 2 years of electric vehicle experience
  • Familiar with High Voltage system development and vehicle integration
  • Excellent analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of vehicle diagnostic and analysis tools such as Vector, Iotecha, CAN/CANalyzer, DTS Monaco
  • Excellent level Microsoft Office package (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Process improvement expertise
  • Creativity
  • Strong work ethic
  • Valid California Driver's License
Responsibilities
  • Perform charging interoperability testing with prototype test vehicles in lab & field settings for the Mercedes-Benz HPC network
  • Coordinate HW & SW at the Long Beach location from an E2E perspective including installation, maintenance, HW/SW releases together with multiple stakeholders internally & externally for subsequent testing on MB RD vehicles
  • Troubleshoot interoperability charging communication issues primarily on DC fast charging
  • Collect & analyze PLC charging communication & vehicle CAN data
  • Understand charging services via OCPP & API messages and how it relates to charging functionality
  • Understand SAE and ISO standards & develop test cases for interoperability testing
  • Update Test Vehicles with Hardware and/or Software and perform smoke tests to ensure successful updates
  • Ensure Charging System (components and software) operation by monitoring logs and communications between ECUs
  • Participate in charging interoperability testing symposiums (Charin, ACT) & collaborate with industry across CPOs, EVSE Manufacturers, & OEMs
  • Collect feedback & develop technical requirements for US specific system/feature implementation
  • Generate regular project reports
  • Plan and manage development activities in support of project plans/ budgets by placing work & part orders as necessary to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Regular and proactive communication to management of project issues, delays, risks with potential solutions and needed resources
  • Maintain high awareness of the EV charging infrastructure in the USA to align our testing efforts to match the CPO & EVSE market developments
  • Work independently and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong engineering experience in charging communication standards & vehicle charging testing methodologies
  • Understands and lives a “customer first” mentality with empathy, pragmatism and a hands-on approach
  • Communication skills, oral and written presentation skills
  • Champion for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Structured, organized with ability to prioritize