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. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead a group of electrical engineers to develop industry best on-board power electronics products from concept to production phase
  • Units may include on-board chargers, DCDC converters, and auxiliary DCAC inverters
  • Manage design release of electrical deliverables such as schematic, BOM, fab, and assembly drawings for PCB assemblies
  • Manage development of key components such as power modules, circuit boards, etc
  • Provide design direction and design support to team members
  • Resolve hardware related failures and come up with short- and long-term corrective plans
  • Select and manage suppliers by working with supply chain group
  • Work with systems engineering team to capture relevant requirements and ensure these are satisfied with electrical design
  • Coordinate with test and validation team to ensure product is fully validated and identified issues resolved
  • Conduct design reviews and deliver hardware in time to meet all milestones
  • Develop production test requirements documents for PCBA and unit level
  • Ensure team works closely with circuit board CM to ensure smooth and quality delivery
  • Manage team to provide necessary support of manufacturing activity
  • Interact with and facilitate cross-functional discussions with multiple teams: Quality, Reliability, Systems, Mechanical, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain
  • Work with Supply Quality Engineering team (SQE) and other quality teams to resolve any product quality issues
  • Drive close communication and collaboration with mechanical and software/controls teams
  • Plan the roadmap for future products and introduce new technology as appropriate
  • Report out all component and unit level design development status on regular basis

Qualifications

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years product development experience, specializing in power electronics
  • Have minimum 3 years of engineering group management experience
  • Experience with EV on-board chargers, DCDC converters, DCAC inverters or similar industrial products (automotive experience preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of topologies and state-of-the art power electronics for automotive
  • Strong understanding of power devices, including WBG semiconductors such as SiC and GaN
  • Experience with high frequency magnetics design, packaging, and associated challenges
  • Experience with packaging on-board power electronics for electrified vehicles
  • Understanding of related control algorithms, PWM methodologies, and digital control
  • Experience with EMC and appropriate design methodologies to satisfy requirements (radiated and susceptibility)
  • Knowledge of charging interfaces such as SAE J1772
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment
  • Proactive attitude toward problems and challenges

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