Thermal Firmware Test & Integration Engineer

Irvine, CA /
Engineering and Programs – Controls /
Full Time
• Integration of platform deliverables with the thermal management software components and Simulink models
• Get involved with hands-on development writing C code
• Display aptitude with a variety of engineering tools such as CAN loggers, software debuggers, oscilloscopes, multi-meters etc.
• Previous experience with DFMEA and leading the design review processes is a PLUS
• 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.
• Work closely with firmware developers to diagnose issues and perform root cause analysis
• Design and develop test frameworks and systems that can be automated and scaled for usage in rapid engineering development and manufacturing environments
• Develop multi-tiered test suites that ensure detection of regression
• Ensure daily execution of continuous testing platform and produce detailed test reports
• Work closely with other teams within Rivian to recreate, troubleshoot issues and review test plans
and results

• 5+ years of work experience developing embedded firmware preferably in the battery and/or automotive industries
• At least a bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline
• Embedded C programming and debugging experience at the hardware level
• Able to read schematics and datasheets and translate that to application code
• Good working knowledge of real time operating systems (RTOS), memory management, timers,
tasks and threads
• Experience writing device drivers for embedded platforms
• Working knowledge of AURIX Tricore family of processors (TC2xx) is highly preferable
• Experience writing safety diagnostic code especially for automotive is a huge PLUS
• Working knowledge of various interface standards such as I2C, SPI and bus standards such as CAN/LIN
• Strong communication, multitasking, and interpersonal skills, both in presentation and technical writing
• Versed with automated requirements management tools (e.g. JAMA, Doors, etc.) and issue tracking tools (Jira, Bugzilla, etc.,)
• Previous experience with design according to ISO26262 with focus on functional safety is a PLUS

Department: Energy Management Systems
Location: Irvine, CA
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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