Design Engineer Manager

Irvine, CA /
IT and Technology – Electrical Hardware /
Full Time

SUMMARY:
This position is responsible in the electrical design, physical implementation, and delivery in volume of an automotive electrical control units, including critical vehicle systems, and non-critical vehicle systems to automotive requirements. The engineer that will succeed in this position will have multi-domain knowledge in mechanical, electrical, and software design, and be able to work and drive progress with technical experts in each vehicle domain. You will work up and down the v-design cycle from system design, component design and test, to vehicle integration, and sustainment. You will lead a team of electrical engineers and support and guide engineering resources through the complete design process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Constantly drive and maintain Rivian work culture throughout the organization
Lead the engineering teams to make architectural balances within the vehicle to optimize for cost and weight.
Drive the definition, design, and delivery of high performance/high reliability electronics, including schematic capture and layout design, plus review of work.
Deeply tie electrical, mechanical, and software domains to deliver wholistic solutions.
Own the design process and produce requirements, schematics, layouts, DFMEA, WCCA, and other critical design documents.
Provide Electrical Subject Matter support in the field of electrical engineering and systems integration to teams
Work with suppliers to specify requirements and deliver components to cost, weight, and timing.
Be responsible for the launch of products from LRIP to volume production.
Support the design process.
Support other engineers in their deliveries
Other duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and lead a technical team as needed to support and deliver above activities.
Work in multidisciplinary teams and drive product and engineering excellence
Manage product deliveries and drive design decisions to meet deliveries timelines
Review technical work and provide technical direction for all levels of engineering.
Provide guidance to engineers on all aspects of engineering.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering
15+ yrs of delivering complex electronics
4+ yrs of leadership experience
Familiar with High speed, high power design rules
Excellence in high reliability and safety critical systems.
Technical excellence in Functional Safety and work product delivery
Experience developing and leading other multidisciplinary engineers
Understanding of Engineering Work flows and process
Currently eligible to work in the US
Excellent communication skills across all functions and levels
Excellent documentation practices
Self starter and hands-on lab skills
Fluent written and spoken English
Work remotely with engineers across all sites to drive progress and clear road blocks.
Travel as needed to drive progress
 
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.