"Empower the EV Revolution"


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“Empower the EV Revolution and make a difference for future generations”


Join Portable Power Innovations for an opportunity to be part of a team of visionaries and doers taking steps each day to make this world a better place.  We are small and nimble and have big plans to make a positive impact on humanity. PPI is seeking a highly motivated candidate to join its Engineering team.  The BMS Hardware Engineer is responsible for design and development of battery management system (BMS). You will work with mechanical engineers and firmware engineers at a very high level of collaborations.


What we offer:


PPI is a place for career and personal growth by embracing work life balance.  We understand a flexible work environment is essential to healthy, engaged and fulfilled employees and want everyone to look forward to coming to work every day.  An opportunity to make a meaningful impact and have your voice heard rather than being a small cog in a large wheel. 

PPI offers competitive salary packages, fully paid health plans, 401K, and a generous PTO plan. Additionally, we have unlimited snacks and summer/winter Friday fun days where you get to pick your 3-day weekends on us! 


What we want:

  • Tenacity to work through challenges

  • Able to work in an ambiguous environment with little direction

  • Highly self-motivated 

  • Ability to think on your feet

  • Strong work ethic

  • Curiosity 

  • Strong communication skills


What you’ll do:

  • Define hardware requirement for battery pack BMS.

  • Design and development of BMS hardware, including schematic capture, PCB layout and BOM capture. 

  • Evaluate BMS design, architecture and perform trade-off analyses.

  • Manage the BMS product development process from design to manufacturing, perform DFMEA.

  • Testing and validation BMS function with HIL and vehicle testing

  • Contribute to vehicle level integrations including BMS hardware and software, thermal control and charging.

  • Work closely with mechanical design, manufacturing and supply chain to bring the product into mass production


What you need:

  • Bachelor's degree (MS is preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field of study

  • 5+ years of BMS hardware development experience in automotive industry

  • Expertise in PCB design with proficiency in CAD tools for schematic capture, circuit simulation and layout. Altium Design experience is preferred. 

  • Experience with BMS algorithm and firmware is a plus

  • Experience with BMI/EMC design, validation testing and functional safety

  • Familiar with automotive safety standards, such as ISO26262

  • Experience with CAN communication and associated tools such as CANoe

  • Familiarity with automotive ECUs, experience with TI microcontrollers is a plus. 



  • Ability to speak and write Mandarin Chinese 

  • Detail oriented personality with solid documentation and reporting skills 

  • Experience in a high pressure or startup environment

  • Passion for hardware simulation and development.

  • Experience with electrified vehicles.

  • Occasional international travel is expected for this position. 


PPI participates in the E-Verify Program

Contact:  recruiting@ppinnovations.com

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