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Senior Electrical Engineer - Cox Automotive EV Battery Solutions

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 1500 SE 89th St, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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As a Senior Electrical Engineer for Cox Automotive, you will perform a variety of complex engineering duties to design, plan, and oversee the development of electric/electronic devices and systems applied to servicing EV batteries.

This position requires application of intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments. Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods and represents the organization to resolve important questions. Requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices of own field and related sciences or disciplines. Consults supervisor concerning unusual problems and developments. Oversees, coordinates, and reviews the work of a small staff of engineers and technicians.

Job and Responsibilities

  • Design and test electrical circuits to support test and measurement of EV batteries.
  • Build prototypes and work with E-lab production team to build and modify electronic devices.
  • Oversee, coordinate, and review the work of a small staff of engineers and technicians.
  • Maintain and improve existing engineering processes.
  • Conduct research, perform diagnostics, and troubleshoot equipment.
  • Assist with recruitment, training, and onboarding.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and to specifications.
  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding electrical engineering activities.
  • Documentation of wiring harnesses/diagrams.
  • Testing and debugging of hardware/firmware.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 4 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 2 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 16 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Schematic capture or multilayer PCB design experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science (M.S.) in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Hand soldering proficiency (PTH and SMT).
  • Test Equipment proficiency (Oscilloscope, Function Gen, Multimeter, etc).
  • Experience with Cadsoft Eagle or Altium Designer.
  • Experience with CAN bus and RS-485.
  • Experience with Power electronics design.
  • Experience with mixed signal circuit design.
  • Experience with Industrial instrumentation.
  • Experience with Industrial automation.
  • Machine shop experience (Lathe, Mill, Bandsaw).
  • Experience with AVR Microcontrollers .
  • Experience with Impedance Spectroscopy.
  • Experience with Lithium Batteries.
  • Programming on embedded devices experience.
  • Knowledge of industry standard board design practices (IPC-2221A, UL-840).
  • Proficient with Excel, Email, and LaTeX/Word.

Working Environment

Variable, consisting of both the office environment and the manufacturing floor. Potential hazards include proximity of moving machinery. The position may require an individual to stand, stoop, move equipment; bend, reach, or lift for prolonged periods of time. PPE includes safety glasses, hearing protection and sanitary footwear.


Compensation includes a base salary of $88,300.00 - $147,100.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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