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Senior Electric Dirvetrain Engineer

Shift EV

Shift EV

Giza Governorate, Egypt · Giza, Al Omraneyah, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024


Shift EV is an electric mobility technology company based in Cairo, Egypt. Our vision is to expedite the adoption of electric mobile solutions in Egypt and the region by developing state-of-the-art electric drivetrain solutions. Our team members are top-notch industrial and academic experts from institutions like MIT and Intel. Backed by local and global VCs, we are on a mission to electrify fleets and transform the future of transportation. As a fast-growing company, we are looking for new members to expand our tightly-knit team.


  • Develop and design electric drivetrain systems, including electric motors, inverters and converters.

  • Conduct performance testing and validation of electric drivetrains.

  • Analyze test data to ensure systems meet performance and reliability.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues that arise during development and testing.

  • Create detailed engineering specifications and technical documentation.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including mechanical, electrical and embedded engineers, to integrate drivetrain systems into vehicle platforms.

  • Collaborate with suppliers and manufacturing teams to ensure components meet design specifications and quality standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Power and Machines, Mechatronics, Energy and Renewable Energy, Electronics, or an equivalent field.

  • 2+ years of experience in electrification and electrical drives preferably in the mobility sector.

  • Strong understanding of electrical machines, drives, vehicle dynamics and power electronics.

  • Proficient in reading electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.

  • skilled in circuit and harness design.

  • Skilled in using CAD software / electrical drawings software, and simulation tools (e.g Matlab).

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.

  • Excellent command on Arabic and English Language.


  • An impact driven mission, and a world class team to work with.

  • A startup where your contributions really count, and an abundance of growth-opportunities exist.

  • Stock options, we want you to be invested in the success of the company.

  • Shift EV strives to create a meritocratic environment that promotes diversity and offers equal opportunity.

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