Staff Restraint Control Design Engineer


Fremont, CA, USA

Full time

$104-348k (annually)


Mar 4

What to Expect

This position will work as a member of the Safety and Restraints team with the primary objectives to support the design and implementation of passive safety systems in new vehicles. The successful candidate for this position must have a strong engineering fundamentals background preferably with a strength in embedded controllers, firmware, passive safety integration and crash testing.

What You’ll Do

·      Develop data collection implementations in the case of an field impacts.

·      Lead the development and documentation fo vehicle firmware behaviors related to passive safety.

·      Take a major role in the architectural design and decision making of future passive safety control systems.

·      Support the execution of full vehicle crash testing and sub-system testing as required.

What You’ll Bring

·      Over 3 years experience with safety critical controllers and safety critical firmware.

·      Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering

·      Preffered experience with Software/Firmware requirement management (JIRA, Doors, Familiar with ISO26262)

·      Preffered database knowledge with MYSQL

·      Preffered experience with Python 3+

·      Preffered experience with Matlab

·      Ability to follow oral, written, email, and text message instructions

·      Work in a team-based environment to achieve common goals

·      Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines


Compensation and Benefits


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:

  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Expected Compensation

$104,000 - $348,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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