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Battery Modelling Engineer

Breathe

Breathe

London, UK
Posted on Monday, May 22, 2023

Our mission is to create technologies that enable people to breathe cleaner air. Through continuous research and development, we are pioneering new ways to utilise battery systems and enhance their health, charging, cycle life and range. Headquartered in London, we work in partnership with global OEMs in the automotive, robotics and consumer electronics industries to deliver advanced battery system performance and experiences. We are developers of the world’s first health adaptive battery charging software.

What you will be doing

You will be a core member of our growing battery modelling team to build class-leading models for battery controller design and BMS development. You will take a leading role in developing advanced features of our high-fidelity battery models to accurately capture the electrical and thermal dynamics as well as critical internal states of batteries. You will be working with our Engineering team to define model requirements and features, and collaborating closely with our Testing team to design and optimize model parameterization and validation processes.

From developing, validating, and deploying high-fidelity models alongside our software and control experts, you will gain deep insight into model-based battery controller and management system design across a spectrum of industry applications. We will provide you with opportunities to develop your skills as a model developer, such as attending seminars and workshops to advance your technical abilities.

Your responsibilities

  • Developing high-fidelity battery cell and pack models based on advanced understanding of battery dynamics and chemistry
  • Optimizing the scalability and robustness of modelling codebase
  • Planning and refining model development processes and goals
  • Working alongside our Engineering and Software teams to define model functions
  • Working alongside our Testing team to define model parameterisation and validation processes
  • 2+ years of industrial or research experience in battery modelling
  • Proficiency in model development using MATLAB/Simulink or other programming languages
  • Solid understanding of battery dynamics and electrochemistry
  • Experience with developing either empirical or physics-based battery models is essential
  • Experience with physics-based models (e.g. Doyle-Fuller-Newman) is a plus, but not essential
  • Experience with battery thermal models is a plus, but not essential
  • Experience with battery parameterisation testing is a plus, but not essential
  • A self-starter who can take ownership of a project
  • Kind and conscientious
  • A small, talented and cohesive team delivering exciting products
  • The ability to have a big say in how the company is run and where we are going
  • Share options scheme
  • 34 days holidays per annum including public holidays
  • Ethical pension scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Central London location