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Systems Modeling Lead






San Francisco, CA, US


About the Role

The Systems Lead will be responsible for leading the development of -based models, serving both Uber Elevate and JUMP functions, with a focus on understanding total cost of ownership of a vehicle basis throughout its life, as can be impacted by the vehicle powertrain.

What You'll Do

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of relative vehicle system costs to help prioritize efforts
  • Develop models of battery and powertrain, with initial focus on largest cost drivers
  • Of notable interest:
    • Efficiency
    • Thermals, as needed
    • Controls
    • Efficiency
    • Abstraction of magnetics
    • Thermals
  • Drivetrain performance
    • Cell and battery performance
    • Cell and battery degradation
    • Inverter performance
    • Motor performance
  • Work with other simulation and data science teams to understand and develop design cases
  • Work on or with other teams to understand spatiotemporal fleet dynamics
  • Drive architectural decisions based on simulation results
  • Develop cost tradeoff metrics for various engineering tradeoffs to help guide design teams

What You'll Need

  • B.S. in engineering discipline
  • 5+ years model and simulation experience in batteries
  • Experience in modeling powertrains
  • Strong knowledge of MATLAB / Simulink
  • Priority-based focus. Ability to understand what matters to inform efforts
  • Strong math, physics and analog systems fundamentals
  • Solid controls experience
  • System level thinker. From battery to vehicle fleet.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Experience leading a team in multi-system simulation efforts
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bonus: Experience in spatiotemporal simulation

About the Team

The Team addresses needs in across Uber, from bikes to cars to take-off and landing aircraft

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.

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