Software Intern - Systems HIL, Firmware Automation
at Rivian Automotive
United States, California, Palo Alto
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.
As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.
We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.
The systems HIL (Hardware in the loop) team is looking for a firmware automation intern to assist with a variety of project for validation of software on the vehicle HIL. The internship will consist of contributions to existing infrastructure as well as the opportunity to drive the coordination efforts of a high level, cross-domain vehicle feature testing.
Assist in the functional verification of all HIL data acquisition I/O, communication and peripherals
Drive debugging and troubleshooting any incorrect behavior discovered during testing
Work with the software development team to track scope of releases and maintain accurate reporting and status throughout the CI/CD process
Improve robustness and scope of test systems
Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an Engineering discipline, preferably in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Robotics, or related discipline from an accredited college or university
Working understanding of data acquisition, basic signals, and power distribution
Literacy in Python and software troubleshooting
Organized & able to present information in a clear concise manner. Making use of graphical representations whenever appropriate.
Self-starter, always looking for ways to improve the current process
Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.