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. 

This is WHO you are:

The Software Validation Engineer – BMS, will be on the team of automated test script developers and test engineers for the BMS Test Team. Primary focus for test is SW on BMS HILs. Development on other test system types is possible.

You’ll work closely with BMS Controls, Firmware, Diagnostics & Algorithm teams to develop and maintain comprehensive automated testing from requirements, test procedures, test scripts & test runs.

You’ll coordinate and conduct automated testing per test cadence needs on SW releases. You’ll be the key element of driving the quality into our BMS software through the entire product life cycle.

This is what you’ll do:

  • Develop test scripts and test-flow software:
    • Test script development experience with the following tools is desirable:
      ECU_Test® (by Tracetronics), Simulink/Matlab® (by Mathworks), LabVIEW® (by NI), C/C++, & Python scripting.
    • Experience in analyzing systems & software requirement to develop test scripts and test procedures if required.
    • Acquire an expertise level of understanding for the test system APIs & ancillary tools to develop scripts that meet or exceed the test procedure objectives.
    • Ability to understand system requirements and test procedures to create automated HIL test scripts.
    • Knowledge on CAN/LIN Bus Communication.
    • Clear understanding of UDS(Diagnostics) and Fault Injection principles.
    • Participate in the Test Case Reviews to understand the scope of test development needs of features targeted per release.
    • Prepare for and present Test Script Reviews against the test procedures assigned before release regression test cycles.
    • Prepare all documentation related to Test Development as needed.
  • Conduct & coordinate Test Cycles according to workflow:
    • Ensure automated tests get conducted per the test cadence schedule per release.
    • Configure the test systems to conduct regression testing per release.
    • Analyze the test results for failures to ensure JIRA tickets are defined and routed properly.
    • Communicate to HIL System Engineers & SW developers if tests fail.
    • Prepare all documentation related to Validation and report to Software Test Lead as needed.
  • Coordinate with engineers to ensure timely completion of assigned tasks, dictated by the respective milestones
    • Must be able to adapt to dynamic development timelines, with aggressive software release cadences
    • Communicate project status regularly to reflect projections based on up-to-date information
    • Participate in HIL Team Agile Workflow process to coordinate and complete project tasks.
  • Support and collaborate with design & development engineers for testing needs in other BMS areas:
    • Display a hands-on attitude and motivation to perform what’s necessary to get the job done
    • Quickly transition to the expert in BMS HIL Testing for the Rivian Automotive.

This is what you’ll need:

  • 2+ years’ work experience in related field.
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in engineering disciplines
  • Experience with scripting or programming development for embedded systems.
  • Working knowledge with HV Battery systems or Battery controls software/testing.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; reliant on core engineering principals & common sense
  • Strong communication, multitasking, & inter-personal skills, both in presentation & technical writing
  • Working knowledge with requirements management tools such as e.g. JAMA, PTC Integrity, Doors, etc.
  • Working knowledge of issue tracking tools such as Jira, Bugzilla, IBM Rationale ClearQuest®, etc.

This is where you’ll work:

Department: Battery Management System

Location: Irvine, California

 

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at accessibility@rivian.com.

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