Staff Development Engineer / Principal Engineer E - Mobility High Voltage (m/f/d)

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview:

TE Connectivity’s R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. As a staff development engineer you will be responsible for defining the key technologies of our next generation of high-voltage automotive contactors according to market requirements. Starting from first samples until the series product is finished and launched to the market, you will support in all steps of the development phase including testing in the laboratory. You will be working in an enthusiastic global team to create innovative solutions for the future of electrical vehicles.

Main tasks:

  • Develop new design solutions for High Voltage (1.000V) Automotive Contactors that meet strict reliability requirements for automotive industry. Solutions will include electrical, simulations, mechanical, quality, and testing. Create working prototypes and validate design through the TE Document Control Process
  • Already are or become an expert in arc mitigation, high energy physics, contact chamber materials, contact resistance, short circuit capability, and current induced magnetic fields
  • Have the expertise in EV Architecture, Battery Systems, Electric Vehicle Power Systems, High Voltage DC Power Systems, Charging Infrastructure, Functional Safety (ISO26262) and ASIL ratings
  • Define, coordinate and drive development activities from a technical perspective
  • Lead the execution of the Engineering technology roadmap
  • Act as a trainer / mentor for talent engineers or newly founded teams in other EMEA locations
  • Coordinate and facilitate technical engineering related communications for internal & external customers
  • Create or control the product design standard 
  • Work closely together with universities and screen market for potential new hires / Master Thesis candidates & Working students
  • Review of customer specifications and translation into detailed test requirements
  • Definition and design of mechanical and electrical test equipment
  • Detailed product analysis (visual/mechanical/electrical)
  • Collaborate on process and manufacturing topics 
  • Solid understanding of competitive products 

What your background should look like:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in physics, mechatronics or equivalent
  • At least 8 - 10 years of professional experience in engineering
  • Excellent knowledge in electro-mechanical engineering and broad understanding of complex physical interconnections (structural, magnetic, thermal)
  • Knowledge in relay physics and mechanics preferred, but equivalent technology fields are also welcome
  • In-depth knowledge of standard production, automation and process technologies
  • Skilled in analysis of technical customer and market requirements
  • High level of competency in technical tools across a range of disciplines e.g. CAD, FEM, and other domain specific tools
  • Experience with development processes in the automotive environment and the corresponding quality requirements (QS9000ff; IATF 16949, DIN ISO 17025) 
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence 
  • Motivated and experienced to work in international environment, focused on cooperation and team-work
  • Fluent in German and English language, Portuguese language skills would be beneficial




Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions enable the distribution of power, signal and data to advance next-generation transportation, renewable energy, automated factories, data centers, medical technology and more. With more than 85,000 employees, including 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat, Instagram and X (formerly Twitter).


We are pleased to offer you an exciting total package that can also be flexibly adapted to changing life situations - the well-being of our employees is our top priority!

•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Group


Across our global sites and business units, we put together packages of benefits that are either supported by TE itself or provided by external service providers. In principle, the benefits offered can vary from site to site.



BERLIN, BE, DE, 12347

State:  BE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  120053
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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