Sr. Firmware Engineer

Palo Alto, CA /
Engineering and Programs – Software Integration /
Full Time
-Develop and implement embedded software components into an automotive ECU application running in a FreeRTOS / SafeRTOS environment.  These components include CAN, LIN, and Ethernet communication stacks; UDS, ISOTP, and other automotive-related diagnostic implementations; along with SPI and I2C communication stacks and the external peripheral device drivers that use them.
-Create requirements for OS task timing, stack usage, CPU usage, and operational sanity checks, and then implement them.
-Work with existing ECU teams to teach and enforce our coding and architectural standards.
-Develop embedded test code for testing all software components in an ECU, from HAL all the way up to the application, using either a virtualized SIL or physical HIL system.
-Gather and document software requirements from multiple stakeholders
-Support technical meetings with team members and management to discuss software architecture, feature requests, and code reviews
-Design with ISO-26262 awareness, compliance and support
-Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering.
-5+ years’ experience in embedded programming in C or C++
-3+ years’ experience in using a Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) such as FreeRTOS, SafeRTOS, Nucleus, etc.
-Experience with bus standards such as SPI, I2C, CAN, LIN, and Ethernet.
-Experience with advanced 32-bit multi-core microcontrollers
-Strong interpersonal skills.
-Proficiency in using electronic test equipment for debugging at the hardware level (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.)
-Ability to be creative/resourceful - to work in a fast-paced start-up environment.
-Experience or exposure to ISO 26262
-Experience in MATLAB/Simulink a plus
-Experience with Infineon or NXP automotive processors.
-Experience with configuration management software (SVN, GIT, etc.)
Department: Platform Software
Location:  Irvine, California and Palo Alto, California
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, MI, Irvine CA and San Jose, CA, and Surrey, England, as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.

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