Senior Software Engineer - Test Automation - Irvine

Irvine, CA /
IT and Technology – Electrical Hardware /
Full Time
This Is What You'll Do: 
In this role, you’ll collaborate with our adventurous team of automation engineers on the full stack development of automation software for ECU test deployment. You’ll be utilizing hardware and measurement abstraction drivers, building sequence/scripting tools, and building/deploying custom applications to remote sites.   

Software Responsibilities:
·Work with cross functional software teams to create requirements and standards for ECU test software 
·Design scalable, modular, reusable, extensible, and simple drivers, scripts, and software tools 
·Develop efficient test automation scripting to support various testing from validation to end-of-line 
·Manage software through source code control and release procedures 
·Debug ECU communication and tester software issues 
·Generate software test requirements and use requirement management tools   
·Compile test data to demonstrate the automation software meets the specified requirements 
·Collaborate closely with module owners to ensure component and module level test reports are being generated in a timely manner
·Assist with scheduling component and module test reports accordingly to priorities/program needs  
·Perform data analysis to support documentation of performance and durability test reports for validation of components 
·Collaborate closely with cross functional groups to troubleshoot and isolate problems in our electronics modules, test equipment, or automated test systems 

This Is What You'll Need: 
Experience integrating software components to create an application  
·Programming and debugging automated instrumentation and custom hardware 
·Ability to develop with custom and third-party libraries, DDLs, or assemblies 
·Experience with object-oriented programming 
·Experience controlling instrumentation over PXI, GPIB, Serial, and LAN
·Experience using LabVIEW, C/C++/C#, Python and/or TestStand  
Experience debugging 
·Understanding of data and instrumentation control 
·Practical problem-solving and debugging software ability 
Experience managing software  
·Experience using source code control (SVN, Git, etc.) and managing code branches  
·Ability to create simple, modular, reusable, extensible and scalable code 
·Experience documenting code and creating software interface control documents  
·Troubleshooting application development and deployment  
·Full application deployment including; building an executable, packages/installers, and versioning custom applications  
Test Specific Requirements: 
·Familiarity with measurement analysis techniques such as Gage RR, Process Capability Analysis, etc.  
·Support planning and designing of component and system level tests along with the test procedures 
·Experience creating test requirements for electronics from schematics, block diagrams and collaborating with cross functional groups. 

Nice To Have: 
·Designing hardware and measurement abstraction layers 
·Designing test sequencing architecture 
·Backend database development for data storage
·Experience with automotive communication interfaces such as CAN, Flexray, LIN, Automotive Ethernet  
·Experience with automotive diagnostic protocols such as UDS and XCP 

Additional Requirements: 
·Understanding both Software and Hardware Integration and Test processes 
·A detail-oriented individual who strives in an environment that values effective team collaboration
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
·Ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook
·Understanding of lab safety protocols when working in all lab environments  
·Travel as required for the purposes of setup and troubleshooting of long-term durability and validation testing and for the purpose of working with cross-functional groups as needed 
·B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering or related fields 
·6+ years of relevant working experience

This Is Where You'll Work: 
Department: Low Voltage Electrical - Internal
Location: Irvine, CA, San Jose, CA, Palo Alto CA

We Are Rivian: 
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.  
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.