Sr. Electrical Hardware Engineer (Remote)


Phoenix, WI, US


Auto req ID: 14524  
Title: Sr. Electrical Hardware Engineer (Remote)  
Job Function: Engineering  
Location: Remote 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company  
Full or Part-Time: Full Time  

 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?


We maximize employee flexibility and well-being through a virtual mindset that supports our highly distributed, global workforce. We take an outcome-focused, people-centered approach to winning, including welcoming the best talent - wherever they may be.


This remote role is not tightly linked to a physical location and provides flexibility in where, when and how you accomplish your work.  In this particular position, on-site presence at the PDC may be required every 6-8 weeks as determined by project needs

Job Summary


The Senior Electrical Systems Design Engineer will support electrical hardware design and test across the Electrical Systems group.  This role is also the primary electrical engineer for the lighting team.  We are looking for an engineer who will provide creative solutions to challenging vehicle problems.  

Job Responsibilities


  • Review and recommend improvements to tier 1 supplier hardware designs through analysis of schematics (functional implementation, component selection), layouts, assembly implementations, DFMEAs, FMEDAs, and PFMEAs
  • Support the electrical systems team as the EMC/EMI expert through all phases of product development including requirements definition, schematic design, layout, and test
  • Define lighting implementations that fit within the existing electrical architecture and meet project requirements
  • Develop the next generation electrical lighting architecture to expand functionality and reduce cost
  • Support the electrical systems team as an expert on H-D’s electrical testing guidelines by assisting with test plan development and test result review
  • Resolve technical issues by applying problem solving techniques and facilitating cross-functional engineering & test support as needed 

Education Specifications


  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a similar field.

Experience Requirements


The successful candidate will have 5-8 years of related experience. In addition, they will have demonstrated many of the following:

  • Experience with regulatory electrical testing including EMC, EMI, and ESD, and leading troubleshooting to resolve any failures
  • Circuit board development including component selection, circuit analysis, schematic capture, layout, board population, and board test
  • Electrical system/component development including electrical design, software development, and system integration
  • Technical knowledge and design experience of existing vehicle technologies (auto, motorcycle, truck, bus, agriculture, etc.) as well as awareness of future vehicle technologies, with an ability to inform future vehicle designs
  • Creative approach to solving problems and able to own issue resolution from data collection, data analysis, root cause identification, solution set generation, and selection of optimal solution
  • Authoring requirements, developing test-cases, and establishing traceability in a process that supports product development in accordance with a functional safety process, ISO26262 preferred.  
  • Experience with Quality Engineering deliverables, including DFMEA, FMEDA, PFMEA, DVP&R
  • Experience working with teams of internal stakeholders and suppliers to meet aggressive quality and performance objectives

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. 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: $86,000-$130,000
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 


Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

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