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Senior Battery Systems Engineer

Engineering and Technology

Oxfordshire £45k – £55k
permanent Job Ref: 6311


Senior Battery Systems Engineer

A revolutionary clean energy organisation currently seeks a Senior Battery Systems Engineer to join the team at their Research & Development HQ based in Oxford. The Senior Battery Systems Engineer will be involved in the development of a wide range of battery systems for applications including automotive aviation and aerospace and play a key role in shaping future strategy and product development.

Senior Battery Systems Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Technical Lead role within a Project
  • Requirements analysis and engineering specification development
  • Battery System design
  • Battery Management Systems algorithms development
  • Conduct FMEA and Safety analysis
  • Act as a main technical point of contact for customer interaction and liaison with external design contractors and battery integration partners
  • Assembling and testing prototype batteries and system integration and testing
  • Help shape the company’s future by actively driving and contributing to the Battery Development Strategy and taking ownership of a specific strategic development area
  • Implementing safe systems of work

Senior Battery Systems Engineer Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Good understanding of system engineering principles (V-cycle)
  • HND/Degree level in Electrical Engineering or relevant subject
  • Able to conduct FMEA and safety analysis
  • Proven ability in electrical/electronic design
  • Control strategies and algorithms development
  • Real-time embedded C software implementation
  • Testing through appropriate software and hardware platform
  • Basic understanding of mechanical and thermal design
  • Good appreciation of health and safety in an engineering environment


  • Battery management systems or comparable complex safety critical system
  • Working with high voltage and high energy systems including high current DC switching
  • Basic operation of Lithium-Sulphur and Lithium-Ion chemistry
  • VB coding of diagnostics software
  • Coding to MISRA C
  • Functional Safety in line with ISO26262
  • PRINCE2 Project management (Foundation or Practitioner)
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • LabView and Matlab/Simulink

Role: Senior Battery Systems Engineer
Pay Rate: £45k - £55k
Package: 25 days holiday + 5 paid career days private healthcare contributory pensions scheme life assurance
Job Type: Monday – Friday Permanent role
Industry: Battery / R&D / Materials / Aerospace / Aerospace
Location: Oxford

Job Ref: 6311