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Team Lead Embedded Engineer Manager

Hyliion ( is bringing hybrid electric technology to tractor-trailers.  We save 30% in fuel consumption with an add-on product that can be installed on both new and used tractor-trailers.  We bring the same technology that is in a Tesla or a Prius to the trucking industry in an easy to install solution. 

Position Overview 

Hyliion is hiring a Team Lead Embedded Engineer Manager.  This individual will lead the Software Engineering group while still being responsible for work on architecture, design, and coding.  Additionally, you will work on performing on-road testing, analyzing results, and planning software release functionality. This work includes direct interaction with vehicle subsections as well as the system, in general.  You will need to be a self-motivated top performer ready to work in the dynamic and demanding start-up environment.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Ensure overall success and hit deadlines for the product launch.  Own and maintain the budget, scope and project schedule.
  • Set direction and influence cross-department engagement for project execution and drive synchronization across multiple engineering teams.
  • Lead and contribute to technology development projects as a technical leader and as a team member.
  • Real-time control algorithm design and coding
  • Data analysis of large statistical bases
  • Working with hardware and software drivers to integrate into existing systems 
  • Creating Autonomous Vehicle Logic by gathering data and predicting how to operate the electric drive system 
  • Accessing US terrain data and predicting fuel savings over given routes 


Required Critical Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 5 + years’ experience with VCUs, ECUs and Microcontrollers – Matlab/Simulink
  • 5 years (or more) coding experience 
  • Multi-threaded state machine design and coding with C/C++
  • Embedded RTOS, LINUX, Pthreads, and Network Sockets
  • Work with CAN bus device control and data acquisition
  • A team player attitude that will do what it takes to get the job done 
  • Experience with Electric Vehicle knowledge
  • Safety Critical Embedded Systems knowledge 
  • Highly motivated and driven to revolutionize an industry 
  • Hands On Ability – you will work in both the shop and at the computer.  We are looking for candidates that aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty 
  • Stability Control Software – Preferred
  • Start-Up Environment experience – Preferred


  • Help make the world a cleaner place by revolutionizing the trucking industry
  • Work in a small team that operates at an incredibly fast pace
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Competitive salary, equity and benefits including medical, dental & vision
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