Principal Engineer – Hardware Design – Safety Systems

April 05, 2023
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About Fisker Inc.

California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company is on a mission to become the No. 1 e-mobility service provider with the world's most sustainable vehicles. To learn more, visit www. – and enjoy exclusive content across Fisker's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Download the revolutionary new Fisker mobile app from the App Store or Google Play store.

Location Hyderabad, Pune, Bangalore

Role Overview

The Principal EE Architect is a key member of an innovation-focused, forward- looking team envisioning, designing, and developing the Embedded Electronics architectures for Fisker's advanced next generation vehicles. This candidate will be part of a core team of EE Architects driving continuous innovation and improvement in EE system designs for our next generation vehicles. The candidate will report to the Sr. Manager, EE Architecture, collaborating with a team of peers to drive holistic design innovation across all EE systems.

The successful candidate in this role will be an expert in one or more advanced automotive EE technologies and will demonstrate a keen interest and deep technical skills in designing advanced EE architectures in the automotive space. They will demonstrate a Can-Do attitude and creativity to build unique systems.

Technology areas of interest include Electric Vehicle EE architectures, ECU designs, HPC systems, CANFD/CAN/LIN/Ethernet network design & management, Infotainment/Cockpit, ADAS, Wireless technologies, Power Management, Thermal Management, etc.


  • Work with your manager & team to understand the vision, product goals, and anticipated features for Fisker's next generation vehicles.

  • Work with your manager & team to understand the current vehicle architecture, features, challenges, and design opportunities to improve upon the architecture.

  • Leverage your area(s) of technical expertise to contribute to the team's collective knowledge and drive one or more EE design initiatives.

  • Engage in a design thinking approach with internal and external stakeholders to create ideas for improving current and in-development systems as well as generate disruptive new systems.

  • Validate these new ideas through experimentation and stakeholder reviews.

  • Define these new ideas clearly and brainstorm with broader organizational stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with the Requirements Management team to drive the creation and recording of system requirements.

  • Create detailed architecture design documents for the system(s) you are responsible for.

  • Own the process of collecting organizational feedback on the design(s) and continuously improving them accordingly.

  • Communicate the ideas to internal stakeholders and senior leadership for buy-in.

  • Job Description

  • Incubate and facilitate transition of the ideas to the production teams.

  • Guide and support the execution-focused teams through the process of taking the designs through prototype development, validation, and production phases.

  • Provide technical guidance and support to the production teams throughout all phases of development, product launch, and post launch support.

  • Keep up to date with the latest advancements in your core areas of technical expertise.

  • Continue to drive the innovation cycle with guidance from your manager.

  • Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience

  • Master's degree in computer engineering, electronics & communications engineering, or electrical engineering. 5-9 years of hands-on hardware architecture, design, and development experience in a fast-paced technology-focused organization in the automotive space.

  • Proven expertise in one or more of the technical areas including Electric Vehicle EE architectures, ECU designs, HPC systems, CANFD/CAN/LIN/Ethernet network design & management, Infotainment/Cockpit, ADAS, Wireless technologies, Power Management, Thermal Management, etc.

  • Proven new vehicle launch experience from design to production.

  • Strong hands-on expertise in system design software such as PREEVision.

  • Strong hands-on proficiency in CAD software such as OrCAD, AutoCAD, Allegro, or Altium.

  • Hands-on expertise with HDL languages such as Verilog, VHDL, or SystemC.

  • Good understanding of software architectures and integration processes.

  • Good knowledge of automotive safety standards, requirements, and design.

  • Good knowledge of automotive cybersecurity standards, requirements, and design.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and precision.

  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong familiarity with emerging connected, software-defined vehicle technologies.

  • Must be comfortable with operating in a fast-paced, startup environment.

  • Preferred Attributes/ Competencies

    Vehicle launch experience in the EE space.

    Additional Requirements

    Must be willing to travel both domestically, as well as internationally, as required.


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