Systems Engineer, Stationary ESS

Irvine, CA /
Propulsion – Stationary Storage /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do:
-        Handle HV battery system engineering deliverables for stationary energy storage programs:
·        Overlook systems design process to analyze energy storage system and end-user specifications to derive sub-system requirements and develop requirements specifications & requirements verification traceability
·        Work through the development of functional safety-specific features and functions to comply with necessary safety standards such as UL 1998 and 991 and IEC 60730-1 Annex H
·        Communicate with engineers to update/modify documentation to maintain accurate representation of deliverables; Use tracking tools such as Confluence and JIRA to capture changes
·        Analyze technical, logistical and schedule risks associated with various electrical and software solutions
-        Get involved with hands-on development:
·        Quickly transition to a variety of engineering discipline work, from high-level cross sub-system projects to specific component focus, depending on need of the team and stage of development/ production
·        Collaborate with technicians & mechanics to determine solutions to observed issues
This is what you’ll need:
-        5+ years of work experience in Lithium Battery industries
-        At least a bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline
-        Previous experience with battery systems design, or high-voltage battery systems
-        Experience creating requirements from the ground up, using engineering analysis
-        Experience with model-based design; creating control systems and models with Matlab/Simulink
-        Experience with programming and embedded systems; familiar with basic software development and C programming
-        Excellent problem-solving skills; reliant on core engineering principles
-        Strong communication, multitasking, and interpersonal skills, both in presentation and technical writing
-        Versed in software development, hardware testing, and production procurement timelines
-        Versed with automated requirements management tools (e.g. JAMA, Doors, etc.)
-        Versed with issue tracking tools (Jira, Bugzilla, etc.)
-        Previous experience with design according to UL 1998 and 991 or IEC 60730-1 Annex H is a plus
-        Previous experience with product launches and production schedules
-        Must be able to adapt and work within dynamic development timelines, with accelerated hardware production timelines and software releases
-        Holistic understanding of thermal and electrical interdependence in battery pack design; Capable of 1-D modeling analysis for the system all the way down to single components
-        Familiar with battery measurement and controls architecture
-        Previous experience with DFMEA and leading the design review processes
-        Capable of using a variety of engineering tools such as CAN loggers, software debuggers, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and HV test equipment

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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