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Electrical Engineering

California, San Francisco

Job Category: Electrical Wire Harness Engineer

Company: Alten

Job Id: 2437



ALTEN who we are

We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, whether that’s by shaping the future of space exploration, saving lives with medical devices that set a new standard of care, or creating the fully autonomous electric taxi of tomorrow. Our team of more than 600 people work across industries including aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, unmanned systems and robotics, automotive OEM and tier 1 suppliers, commercial vehicle, electric vehicles, rail, and more. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers.

ALTEN Group, our parent company, has been a leader in engineering and information technology for more than 30 years. ALTEN Group operates in 30 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East and employs more than 36,000 people, 88% of whom are engineers. The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing.

When you join ALTEN Technology USA, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees by building relationships and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Serves as an engineer with ownership of multiple harness designs.
  • Responsible for harness routing and clipping solutions, with emphasis on harness environment.
  • Ensures design correctness and completeness for wiring harness releases within area of responsibility.
  • Selects best value wiring harness components based on engineering calculations, using internal and industry wide design guidelines and recommended practices while ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Responds to technical reports and provide corrective solutions and recommendations resulting from validation activities
  • Supports purchasing and product finance organizations as required.
  • Supports wiring harness supplier with implementing and industrializing wiring harness designs


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3+ years’ experience in electrical engineering


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and work levels
  • Ability to design or modify circuits for the purposes of automotive operation, performance, and safety
  • Knowledge of and ability to develop schematics using Solidworks Electrical and Visio
  • Troubleshooting experience with tools such as oscilloscopes, multi meters, Vector CANalyzer, and general problem-solving skills
  • Must have understanding of vehicle sensors and associated I/O’s


Salary Range: $90,000-110,000