Senior Systems Engineer

Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. (MBRDNA), a Daimler company, consists of six business areas including Connected Car, UI & Telematics, Testing and Regulatory Affairs, Powertrain & eDrive, Advanced Exterior Design, Advanced User Experience Design and Autonomous Driving. All six business areas are focused on delivering a positive impact on Daimler products through the advancement of safe, convenient, and sustainable vehicles. Working together, MBRDNA remains a successful symbol of automotive research and development in North America.

Here at MBRDNA, we are looking for talented, energetic, and committed individuals to join our diverse team. Our employees are the key to our success, and we support each individual in fulfilling his or her potential. We proudly continue the pioneering work initiated by founders Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz over 125 years ago.

Role Overview:

  • eMobility Systems Engineer responsible for Electric Vehicle Communication Research & Development:
  • Support of global plug-in electric vehicle high voltage components Research & Development
  • Plan and manage development activities in support of project plans/ budgets and technical specifications
  • Develop specification, test plan and test report
  • Conduct system and vehicle level testing
  • Lead project related meetings and publish meeting minutes, agenda etc. Plan and drive Task Force activities.
  • Analyze and resolve development and vehicle field issues
  • Support PPAP processes, APQP, ramp-up at supplier, etc. Participate and support Standardization meetings SAE…
  • Lead Power Electronics Market Research & Reporting via Newsletters, etc
  • Evaluate new technologies and support with supplier selection recommendation
  • Program management support (PowerPoint development, Excel worksheet development, status reporting)
  • Regular and proactive communication to management of project issues, delays, risks with potential solutions and needed resources

Minimum Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Over 6 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with High Voltage EE system development and vehicle integration
  • Experience with core engineering processes such as DFMEA, PFMEA, DVP&R, PVP&R, 8D
  • Minimum 2 years of electric vehicle experience
  • Experience in automotive high voltage component development at a tier 1 or OEM
  • Knowledge of applicable eMobility Standards (SAE J1772, ISO 62196, UL 2231 etc.)
  • Knowledge of alternative drive propulsion concepts (battery e-vehicles, serial hybrid & parallel hybrid concepts, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Vehicle diagnostic and analysis tools such as CANalyzer, CANoe, ETAS/Inca, Oscilloscope
  • Program management support skills
  • Expert level Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Work, Outlook) skill set
  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Knowledge of the Daimler Scientific foot print is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Process improvement expertise
  • Creativity and Strong work ethic
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • German Language is preferred but not required
  • Daimler scientific footprint
  • Experience working in global cooperation’s is a plus

MBRDNA is an equal opportunity employer that offers generous benefits and compensation, work/life balance tools and several methods of recognition and rewards. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K savings plan, tuition and fitness reimbursement programs and much more.


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