Sr. Automation Software Engineer - Tesla Energy

Sr. Automation Software Engineer - Tesla Energy

Engineering & Information Technology
Palo Alto, California
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Regulatory product compliance is a critical business function and a rapidly expanding sector. The role facilitates global market access by leveraging product and process legislation. Regulatory complexity is increasing and continuously evolving with many local, national and international codes, standards and regulations (CSRs).

With innovative technology and an exciting pipeline of new products automation will play a pivotal role in meeting and exceeding product schedules.

Tesla Energy Compliance is looking for a full-stack software engineer with deep understanding of software development to help push the boundaries of test automation. You will develop a fully integrated test environment; interfacing test equipment, developing test scripts, data acquisition, post data processing/analysis and presentation together with redundant safety systems. The system will need to be practical and scalable.  

The position will be co-located between Palo Alto, CA and Fremont, CA (Regular internal shuttle bus between facilities).


  • Read and interpret source requirements directly from CSRs

  • Design, build, and script product test equipment

  • Develop and maintain core services for data acquisition, test execution, and post-processing

  • Design and build web apps, dashboards, and back-end for a custom CI system capable of handling high test volume, human/automation time sharing, and multiplexed test setups

  • Develop regression automated tests for all product to cover test corners prior to field release

  • Coordinate with a large community of board-level test, software-level test, manufacturing, and development teams to drive standardization for test libraries and CI system


  • BS in computer science or related + 3-5 years professional experience

  • Strong development ability in Python

  • Deep understanding of operating systems, Unix (a plus, not a requirement)

  • Deep understanding of networking principles and the TCP/IP stack, CAN, ModBUS, Etc.

  • Experience with databases (SQL, a plus) and basic front-end development

  • Experience with devops / CI tools such as Docker, Jenkins

  • Ideally have an understanding or had exposure to regulatory CSRs

  • Understanding of electrical engineering principles; ability to read & understand schematics, use lab instruments (e.g. oscilloscopes), and build basic electrical systems

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