Systems Engineer - Vehicle Energy

Irvine, CA /
Engineering and Programs – Controls /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do: 
-Define and lead technical solutions for component network interfaces as well as software and hardware interface requirements across Rivian programs. 
-Develop and document requirements for our Vehicle Energy features, including: charging, range estimation, and low voltage system and algorithms.  
-Align technical implementations cross-functionally with other teams. Optimize for the best solution. Iterate to gain confidence in the integration of your solutions.  
-Ensure requirements traceability from component level up to vehicle level using Rivian’s internal requirements capture tool.  
-Lead and moderate requirements reviews. Keep the team updated on potential changes in requirements. 
-Lead software DFMEA effort and document using Rivian’s FMEA software tool. 
-Develop and maintain our Functional Safety work products compliant with ISO 26262 standard guidelines for control software.  
-Develop a comprehensive DVP&R working with the development engineers to formulate, conduct and capture validation tests at various levels (SIL, HIL, Component and Vehicle). 
-Assist in troubleshooting system issues on Labcar & vehicles found during validation. 

This is what you’ll need: 
-B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. 
-Minimum of 2 years’ experience within the requirement management process of safety-critical systems.
-Experience with power electronic validation efforts at different test levels (SIL/HIL/Component/Vehicle) preferred.
-Understanding of industry guidelines for safety critical automotive systems (ISO 26262). 
-Experience leading DFMEAs and the 5-Step VDA approach.  
-Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment. 
-Good team player with great communication skills. 
-Self-motivated: Demonstrated ability to set direction and guide the team towards it. 
About 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.