Facebook Reality Labs Battery Validation Lead

AR/VR | Menlo Park, CA

As a Battery Validation Lead, you will be part of the battery team working closely with the cross functional partners in systems engineering, thermal engineering, software engineering to ensure that the battery module meets systems level performance metrics.

Responsibilities

  • Identify system interactions and design factors which impact battery module performance such as charge time affected by system thermals and battery age, interaction with accessories and help assist product claims on battery runtimes
  • Battery gas gauge performance characterization at both module and system level
  • Electrical and thermal battery characterization in system under different usage scenarios
  • Develop detailed test plans for various product categories and execute test plans
  • Develop test boards, test fixtures to validate the performance of batteries
  • Direct external vendors and test labs to develop test equipment and perform testing as needed
  • Report results to a broad audience and work with design teams to improve performance
  • Support technical root cause analysis and resolution of issues found during testing
  • Support hardware integration related to interfacing hardware and connection issues
  • Develop processes, frameworks and best practices to scale testing and validation across multiple programs
  • Develop scripts to automate test development
  • Use of statistical methods and tools
  • Domestic and/or international travel to suppliers in Asia and test labs in the US. Understanding of statistical methods and tools

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience in working on validation of Li-ion batteries
  • Experience with lab testing equipment including scopes, power supplies, electronic loads, functional generators
  • EE background in analog and digital circuits, schematic and layout capture tools
  • Understanding of battery protection circuits, communication protocols such as I2C, UART, chargers
  • Experience with battery testing equipment such as Maccors, Arbins
  • Scripting experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on consumer electronics
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience working effectively in a dynamic team-oriented environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Scripting experience with Python
  • Experience with statistical tools, DOEs and packages such as JMP/Minitab


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