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.
In this position, you will support controls for a variety of prototype electronics applications.
- Work with organizations across Rivian to implement controls solutions in prototype applications.
- Perform diagnostic and debug activities.
- Ensure electromechanical controls functionality for all prototype solutions.
- Write and/or validate software releases before implementation on a vehicle.
- Identify and communicate any gaps in the electronics design process.
- Provide technical insight into all Special Projects electronics applications.
- Be ready to assist in other projects beyond scope of the electronics team.
- BS or higher in Electrical Engineering or similar preferred.
- 7+ years experience working with automotive or other high complexity controls systems.
- A strong set of first principals in electrical systems and willing to learn.
- Familiarity with vehicle communications systems, such as CAN, LIN, ETH, SPI, I2C, Serial, or others.
- Familiarity with Vector and/or Peak CAN based diagnostic tools.
- Proficiency in common programming languages, such as C, C++, & Python.
- Proficiency in MATLAB/Simulink modeling.
- Proficiency in Github.
- An ability to manage multiple simultaneous design projects under time constraints.
- Comfortable with zooming out to prioritize projects based on program milestones.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with a wide audience of project stakeholders.
- A team first mentality to ensure smooth communication and operation.
- Innate curiosity into all things automotive electronics.
- Willing to think beyond what is, focusing on what could be.
- Willing to work long hours, late nights, or weekends depending on needed program or project support.
- Travel Requirements of Position
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