Homologation Engineer
San Diego, California - Full Time

Aptera Motors delivers the most technologically advanced solar electric vehicles (sEVs) with breakthroughs in battery efficiency, aerodynamics, material science and manufacturing. The first in a series of eco-friendly vehicles, Aptera has the longest range of any production vehicle with 1,000 miles per charge and the ability to travel up to 40 miles a day on free power from its integrated solar panels. Its unique body shape allows it to slip through the air using far less energy than other electric and hybrid vehicles on the road today. 

As a Homologation Engineer, you will manage all aspects of vehicle homologation including defining the homologation requirements, planning the homologation project, tracking the project’s schedule, resources, and budget, and ensuring deliverable dates are met.


You will: 

  • Decompose regulatory requirements into vehicle system requirements

  • Lead a team to plan homologation testing 

  • Collect and archive documentation 

  • Communicate critical items to stakeholders

Your skills include:

  • B.S. or higher in Engineering or equivalent

  • 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Ability to work under extreme uncertainty

  • Experience with FMVSS requirements for motorcycles

  • Strong sense of urgency and comfort working in fast-paced, oft-changing environment

  • Ability to work with minimal guidance

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

You are expected to:

  • Stay driven, exceptional, and efficient

Aptera designs electric vehicles with extreme efficiency, using low-drag aerodynamics inspired by nature, able to travel 1,000 miles on a single charge and power themselves just by being parked in the sun. Aptera's purpose, our drive, is to bring freedom to people and the planet, and that's what keeps us accelerating into the future.