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Electrical Engineer

HYLIION ( is engineering a revolution in the trucking industry with the introduction of the Hyliion Intelligent Hybrid-Electric Drive Axle which delivers up to 30% fuel and emissions savings to heavy duty tractor trailers.  This patent pending technology has won accolades from the U.S. Department of Energy, Wells Fargo, Shell Technology Ventures and NASA Tech Briefs Create the Future. Hyliion brings instant hybrid efficiency and positive ROI to both new and existing tractor trailers. 

Position Overview
Hyliion is looking for a Electrical Engineer to join our engineering team in Austin to make an immediate impact. This full-time position offers the opportunity to be a part of a fast growing company that is revolutionizing the trucking industry. Our team is comprised of leaders in their field. We are seeking exceptionally talented individuals that are highly motivated to revolutionize an industry and reduce our green house gas emissions.

The Electrical Engineer will work on designing electrical component and wiring layouts, building prototypes (being hands on), analyzing results and planning for bring-to-market viability. You will work on vehicle sub-systems as well as the system as a whole. Responsibilities include:

  • Architecting an innovative electrical design. 
  • Design of DC/DC converter used in hybrid vehicle applications. 
  • Design of hybrid vehicle battery controller for cell battery pack for use in automotive application.
  • Working with mechanical, thermal, manufacturing engineers on collaborative projects
  • Develop electrical subsystems and critical components (DC/DC converter, energy storage)
  • Develop robust processes for testing and debugging noise, ground faults, and other electrical issues
  • Designing electrical architecture to adhere to electric vehicle safety standards
  • Creating wire schematics for vehicle sub-systems
  • Optimize electric motor controller parameters for vehicle efficiency

Requirements: Skills/Experience

  • BS or higher degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience
  • Working experience with Simulink
  • Experience with Automotive Engineering, preferably electric vehicle knowledge
  • Experience in designing for EMI and EMC optimization, and some PCB design
  • Experience using electrical diagram software (Microsoft Visio, TinyCAD, Altium, Eagle, etc…)
  • 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
  • A team player attitude that will do what it takes to get the job done
  • Recommended, not required – Knowledge of automotive networking (CANbus)
  • Recommended, not required – Experience in start-up environment


  • Help make the world a cleaner place by revolutionizing the trucking industry.
  • Work with a team that operates at an incredible fast pace in a high-energy environment. 
  • Unlimited vacation.
  • Competitive salary, equity and benefits including medical, dental, vision and 401(k).
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