Electrical Systems Technical Lead


Phoenix, AZ, US

Auto req ID: 20802 
Title: Electrical Systems Technical Lead 
Job Function: Engineering 
Location: PHOENIX 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT1 


At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines. It’s our passion and commitment to continue the evolution of this storied brand, and heighten the desirability of the Harley-Davidson experience. To keep building our legend and leading our industry through innovation, evolution, and emotion we need the best and brightest talent. We stand for the timeless pursuit of adventure. Freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?


Join our team as a Electrical Systems Technical Lead at our new research and development facility in the Phoenix, AZ area. The facility will serve as a satellite of our Product Development Center in Wauwatosa, WI.

Job Summary


Join our team as the Electrical Systems Technical Lead.  This hybrid position is located in either the Wauwatosa, WI or Phoenix, AZ area with time split between a home office and on-site. The Electrical Systems Technical Lead is a key member of the Electrical Systems Organization. Working with some of the best Engineers and Designers, they will lead bringing technical designs to life. Leading the charge and driving this level of change takes someone who is ready to take their organization skills and hands-on experience to the next level.

Job Responsibilities


The Electrical Systems Technical Lead is a front-line leader. They own the planning and execution of the motorcycle’s electrical system design and development across the entire project lifecycle – from requirements through certification and production.  They set clear technical expectations for deliverables aligned with requirements that exceed customer expectations and lead resolution of top technical issues. To be successful, they need to coach, guide, mentor and empower engineers and represent engineering in cross-functional forums to ensure delivery of a great motorcycle and riding experience.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Required

Education Specifications


This position requires a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Electrical Engineering

Experience Requirements


The successful candidate typically possesses 8 years or more of hands-on engineering experience working directly in product development, experience working in a matrix management environment preferred.  Accredited Scrum Master Certification strongly preferred.  In addition, they will have demonstrated the following:

  • Self-starter with the ability to lead multiple work streams, execute with attention to detail, and effectively drive the team to deliver key milestones while maintaining high standards of work
  • Experience partnering with department managers in leading a technical project team utilizing agile methodologies
  • Strong interest (direct experience desired) in motor-vehicle engineering and design (auto, motorcycle, truck & bus, agriculture, etc.)
  • Knowledge of hardware and software vehicle systems with detailed electrical design experience from concept through production launch
  • Deep knowledge of key vehicle technologies, examples include:  ADAS, engine controls, body controls, infotainment, and telematics
  • Experience in a Scrum Master role for complex electronics development projects


Harley-Davidson is an equal opportunity employer that continues to build a culture of inclusion, belonging and equity through our commitment to attracting and retaining diverse talent from all backgrounds, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe in fairness and providing a level playing field for all. We foster a culture that thrives on diverse perspectives and contributions to ignite the creativity and innovation to fuel our business and enhance the employee and customer experience.


The pay range shown represents the national average pay range for this role. Your pay may be more or less than the stated range and is dependent on your geographic location and level of experience.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We welcome everybody to join our family and be united no matter who you are or where you come from. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Direct Reports: No  
Travel Required: 0 - 10%  
Pay Range: $106,000-$158,000  
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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