Karma Automotive

Powertrain Validation Engineer

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FLSA Status


Karma Automotive is passionate, responsible and uncompromising. 


We promise to deliver our customers beautiful cars with high-technology and clean propulsion, and a memorable customer experience.


If these commitments excite you, we would love to talk.  The Powertrain Electrical Validation Engineer is responsible for test development work on inverter, APM and OBCM.


  • Testing functionality at the vehicle level including new feature development, new hardware introduction, and all software releases validation;
  • Create test plans;
  • Familiar with CAN bus, be able to use Vector tools such as CAN-case and utilize SW packages such as CANape and CANalyzer;
  • Take CAN logs and analyze the data and Help with development and integration of test/validation;
  • Follow the direction provided by immediate supervisor and execute tasks;
  • Support diagnostic team to make sure that the module is compliant to Karma diagnostic requirements;
  • Validate vehicle functional attributes;
  • Analyze collected data and report the results;
  • Create “concern reports” for corrective action;
  • Conduct countermeasures validation testing;
  • Track status and report to Supervisor/Manager and engineering.


  • BS in Electrical Engineering.  MSEE or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with focus on power electronics is preferred;
  • 1 year automotive industry experience preferred;
  • Hands on experience in prototype bring-up and debugging, functional and electrical verification, validation and diagnostics;
  • Experience in operating data acquisition system and sensors;
  • Strong data analysis and post processing skills to validate system performance;
  • Experience in operating data acquisition system and sensors;
  • Strong data analysis and post processing skills to validate system performance.

Come and join the great Karma Team, where you can make a career! Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions.  Relocation assistance is available.


NO 3rd Party Recruiters.  Principles Only, Please


Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.


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