Senior System Engineer - Powertrain


Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Nov 14

About River:

River is an electric vehicle startup building multi-utility scooters. The company builds products ground up with a strong focus on design and engineering. Currently, the company is in the product development stage with prototypes being tested on the road. River is backed by marquee international investors in the automotive industry. River is founded by experienced automotive professionals and is a fast growing company with a team of 130+ people.

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Location : Whitefield Bangalore

Department: E/E

Team: Integration and System Engineering

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Translate business requirements into technical requirements for the vehicle powertrain
  2. Develop a powertrain platform which is scalable across different use cases and vehicle architectures of the company's future products..
  3. Work with hardware, software and mechanical teams to ensure functional requirements of the system are accomplished.
  4. Develop system stateflow and define system interactions, I/O requirements, fault states and recovery for the motor controller and the drive system.
  5. Lead troubleshooting activities and recreate scenarios in the lab using integration bench setups for proper RCA


  1. B.Tech in EEE/ECE/ICE
  2. 3-4 years of experience in development / engineering of e-powertrain applications.
  3. Very good knowledge and/or experience on various powertrain topologies, architecture about electric vehicle powertrain (EV)
  4. Good knowledge and/or experience in working with various types of sensors, actuators, electric motors, battery types, electronic control unit’s architecture and control algorithms
  5. Understanding about the component drawing and its specifications released for the 3D model. Sound knowledge of component sizing, motor characteristics and integration of drive systems in vehicles

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