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Battery Management System (BMS) Technical Lead




Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Eaton’s Electrical Sector – Battery Center of Excellence division is seeking a Battery Management Systems (BMS) Technical Lead to join our team. This position will be based at our Raleigh, NC lab. The position does offer relocation assistance within the U.S. and company sponsorship.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $112,500 - $165,000 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:


Eaton's Battery CoE accelerates the company's growth through the development of battery platforms that are battery-agnostic, scalable, cost-effective, and manufacturable, as well as standardized design methodologies and tools that can be adopted by multiple business units, which provides a foundation for our business to more rapidly develop innovative products with energy storage.

The BMS control system technical lead is responsible for designing and implementing control strategies, algorithms, and firmware for battery management systems. This role involves collaborating with cross-functional teams, including battery system engineers, battery modeling and testing engineers, hardware and firmware engineers to create cutting-edge BMS solutions.


• Lead the design and implementation of control architecture and algorithms, including protection features, for battery management systems, considering battery control hardware, cell and module configuration, thermal management, and compliance.

• Lead the development of BMS firmware architecture, considering hardware interrupts, different task rates, and task sequences.

• Collaborate closely with hardware engineers to seamlessly integrate control algorithms and firmware into BMS hardware and validate them in the Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) and battery labs.

• Work closely with battery modeling and test engineers to acquire key battery parameters and optimize control performance.

• Create detailed technical documentation, including control and firmware architecture specifications, control algorithm descriptions, interface requirements, and design validation plans.

• Contribute to the development of the BMS control system roadmap.


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's from an accredited institution

• Minimum 7 years of experience with BMS control system development AND/OR the development of control architecture, algorithms (e.g., battery state estimation), and firmware (e.g., BMS FW architecture)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's in engineering or science from an accredited institution

• Extensive knowledge of BMS hardware components such as sensors and microcontrollers

• Proficiency in programming languages such as C/C+• Experience with safety, compliance, and regulatory standards (UL1642, UL1973, UL9540, etc.)

• Experience in project planning and tracking

• Experience working in diverse cultural situations with global customers and team members

• Design for Six Sigma certification

• Experience in BMS control and FW validation with HIL (e.g., OPAL-RT HIL)


• Self-motivated and goal-oriented individual.

• Collaborative orientation, the ability to succeed in a highly team-oriented, global, and diverse environment.

• Consistently acts in an ethical, open, honest, trustworthy, and truthful manner.

• 20% domestic and international required.

• Understanding of different types of battery technology, their performance, and characteristics

• Customer-focused with good relationship-building and communication skills

• Strong written communication and verbal communication skills

• Bilingual in English/Korean or English/Chinese

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.