Farasis Energy

Battery Modeling Engineer

Farasis Energy Hayward, CA

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Actual pay may be different — this range is estimated based on Modeling Engineer in Hayward, California, United States at similar companies.

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$98,000.00/yr - $156,000.00/yr
Company Overview: Farasis Energy is an advanced lithium-ion battery technology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative energy storage solutions to meet the increasing global demand for improved battery performance, cost & safety. Farasis Energy is a leader in the rapidly growing Energy Storage Systems and Electric Vehicle market and is working with clients such as Daimler / Mercedes Benz and other OEMs.

The Role:

In this role, you would be joining the Simulation & Modeling team at Farasis Energy's Hayward, CA office. Our mission is to serve our battery cell and pack engineering teams by providing world-class modeling support to push the innovation of our products. Our team provides simulation & modeling support in three core areas:
  • CFD / FEA modeling at cell and module scale for system design support.
  • Cell level physics-based modeling,
  • System-level modeling for system design and BMS controls development,

This Modeling Engineer is to formulate mathematical models for thermal & electrical performance of lithium-ion battery cells. The candidate will work closely with our in-house simulation software development team and specify detailed algorithms to be implemented.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Formulate mathematical models of cell behavior based on physical and electrochemical phenomena
  • Document algorithms for calculation of voltage, current, internal resistance at various operating conditions
  • Battery Management System algorithm development
    • State estimation: State of Charge, State of Health, Power capability, Remaining useable energy, etc.
    • Model parameter modification due to cell aging
  • Develop test plans to obtain parameters for cell performance models
  • Perform model validation studies
  • Develop cell model blocks for system performance models in Matlab Simulink
  • Review newly published research for ideas to improve our models

Job Requirements:
  • PhD in Lithium-ion cell modeling is required
  • Course work in Battery controls and dynamics, electrochemical modeling, linear systems, optimization
  • Experience in modeling Li-ion cell electrochemical behavior in Comsol or Simulink
  • Experience with MATLAB or Python for simulating dynamic models is a must
  • Self-motivated and dedicated with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Mandarin language fluency is preferred (not required)

Benefits:
  • 3 weeks paid vacation, 10 paid holidays, 5 sick days paid annually
  • 100% company paid monthly premiums for medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • Convenient commute location near HWY 880 and 92 (also by 580 and 238 intersection) for when we do return to the office
  • Seniority level

    Entry level
  • Employment type

    Full-time
  • Job function

    Engineering and Information Technology
  • Industries

    Appliances, Electrical, and Electronics Manufacturing

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