As a Test Systems Controls Engineer, you will help develop and maintain tools focused on Control Systems, Data Acquisition and Automated Data Analysis for existing and upcoming test systems. You'll ensure that the test systems are controlled in a safe and consistent manner and ensure that accurate, repeatable and relevant data is acquired and stored in a reliable, consistent, retrievable and traceable manner.
Develop, update and maintain well documented controls software for Electric Vehicle Powertrain Test Systems, such as dynamometers, Ultimate Strength Tester, Gearbox Test Rig, etc.
Develop Data Acquisition setups for Powertrain components and subsystems testing.
Validate and debug Test System Controls Software before handing it off to Test Operators.
Train Test Operators in the use of the Test Systems Controls Software.
Develop Automated Test Scripts (test sequences), and train and assist Test Operators in the development of Automated Test Scripts.
Develop Test Systems Controls Software Specifications, based on Test and Validation Requirements, Device Under Test (DUT) Specifications, and Test Operator feedback.
Create and Maintain Test Systems Operator Manuals and documentation.
Use and maintain the Test Systems Controls Software Configuration Management System (SVN™, GitHub™, etc.).
Develop scripts for Automated Data Analysis and Reporting.
Perform test Data Management and Data Management System Maintenance
Participate in the hardware definition and procurement of Powertrain Test Systems and Equipment.
BS in Engineering with minimum 4 years of software development experience, or other tertiary, technical qualification and at least 10 years of software development experience required.
Rivian is an American automaker and automotive technology company founded in 2009. The company develops vehicles, products and services related to sustainable transportation. Rivian has facilities in Plymouth, Michigan; Normal, Illinois; Palo Alto, Irvine, and Carson, California; Vancouver, Canada; and the United Kingdom. In 2017, Rivian announced it was building an electric sport utility vehicle and pickup truck on a platform that executives claim can be modified for future vehicles or adapted by other companies. Both vehicles will be semi-autonomous and are designed for both on-road and off-road driving.