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Manager, Stationary Storage Systems and Test

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Manager, Stationary Storage Systems and Test United States, California, Irvine 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.-- This Is What You'll Do:

  • Build and lead a team of systems engineers to architect and develop energy systems for B2C and B2B applications
  • Technical oversight over system level design, requirements generation and requirements management
  • Review system level designs and make design improvement recommendations
  • Provide direction on technical issue resolution
  • Communicate technical status of systems engineering deliverables including fully developed requirements, DVPs and FMEAs
  • Ensure timely completion of system engineering deliverables to program plans
  • Participate in DFMEAs, test plan creation and risk assessments
  • Define and improve system engineering processes. Continuously identify opportunities for efficiency improvements while maintaining product quality
  • Collaborate on system engineering tools and best practices with peer system engineering teams
  • Make hiring and other staffing decisions in partnership with the People team
  • Set goals and objectives for your team, empower them and remove roadblocks to help them succeed
  • Support development of engineers on the team. Provide support, coaching and growth opportunities for your team
  • Evaluate your team's performance and provide timely feedback on successes and opportunities for improvement This Is What You'll Need:
    • At least a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline. Advanced degree preferred
    • 10+ years relevant industry systems engineering experience in stationary storage, grid-tie power electronics or electric vehicles
    • Product delivery experience with battery systems, power conversion or comparable products
    • Experience with requirements development and system to sub-system to component requirements flow down and definition
    • Good knowledge of model based systems design and modeling electro-mechanical power electronics and battery systems
    • Experience defining system architecture and leading trade studies for battery and/or power electronics systems
    • Strong leadership behaviors. Direct team building and management experience is a plus
    • Experience with ground up requirements definition
    • Experience with DFMEAs and DVPs
    • Excellent and effective communicator with engineers and executives
    • Experience with functional safety including requirements definition and process definition is a plus This Is Where You'll Work: Department: Stationary Energy Storage Location: Irvine, CA Rivian Description: 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 complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law. Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at--accessibility@rivian.com . Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services. If selected 'other' school, please provide school name.
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