INTERN - Hardware Engineer

  • NIO
  • San Jose, CA
  • Oct 20, 2020

Job Description

The Smart Hardware Engineering group is a close-knit group of highly motivated engineers working on the next generation in-cabin experience, wireless, gateway and autonomous driving technology. The team develops first-of-next solutions by combining a diverse and deep set of industry experience in system architecture, PCB design, mechanical design, system integration, hardware validation, and safety-focused design. We combine the latest in sensor technology with an extremely robust hardware design to enable the future of autonomous driving and cabin experience inside NIO vehicles.
As a member of our team, you will contribute to NIO products by using your strong engineering fundamentals to develop our systems to their full potential. We need talented engineers to ensure our sensor selection is optimal, our devices are tested thoroughly, and our design has taken all considerations to be as safe as possible. The intern will work with engineers from mechanical, electrical, and vehicle systems teams to develop and test next generation hardware devices - camera, infotainment system, autonomous driving compute or gateway system. This may require designing analog circuits in Orcad, layout review, SI/PI simulation, bench testing, working with physical materials to construct the testing environment, integrate the testing components for interfacing with the device under test, calculating power budget for additional components, developing wiring diagrams for vehicle integration needs, and developing software test scripts to streamline the evaluation. 



  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field
  • Experience with Python
  • Power converter experience
  • Experience working on vehicle projects
  • Measurement equipment: spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, oscilloscope
  • Prior experience with Orcad and Allegro 

Preferred Experience

  • Background in optics
  • Experience with sensors and networks
About NIO    
NIO Inc. is a pioneer in China’s premium electric vehicle market. Founded in November 2014, NIO’s mission is to shape a joyful lifestyle by offering premium smart electric vehicles and being the best user enterprise. NIO designs, jointly manufactures, and sells smart and connected premium electric vehicles, driving innovations in next generation technologies in connectivity, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence. Redefining the user experience, NIO provides users with comprehensive, convenient and innovative charging solutions and other user-centric services. NIO began deliveries of the ES8, a 7-seater high-performance premium electric SUV in China in June 2018, and its variant, the six-seater ES8, in March 2019. NIO officially launched the ES6, a 5-seater high-performance premium electric SUV, in December 2018 and began deliveries in June 2019. NIO officially launched the EC6, a 5-seater smart premium electric Coupe SUV, in December 2019 and plans to commence deliveries in 2020. Equal Employment Opportunity    NIO is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law. NIO US is an E-Verify employer.

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