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Battery Algorithms Engineer

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job 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 whats 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, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.This is what youll do:Use best-practices, experience, and talents to create battery models for production ECU:Assess input & output constraints to best develop firmware model and compile into executable codeDevise creative methods to predict SOC, SOH, Power Availability, Heat Generation, in real-time.Utilize a variety of debug tools to aid and speed your development; writing scripts, guis, & executablesUse your battery knowledge in order to contribute to the ESS cell research teamApply ISO-26262 safety standards in the creation, unit testing, & review of your code/modelsDesign other important software components of the BMS, involving diagnostics, fault detection, and moreCoordinate & work with engineers across multiple disciplines to ensure timely completion of assigned tasks:Collaborate with software engineers to integrate application-layer software into RTOSCollaborate with validation engineers to test your models & firmware functionalityShare progress & participate in code reviews with algorithm & control systems designersWork with other firmware engineers on the evolution of Rivians platform, contributing to projects such as:On-line battery mathematical parameter estimationOff-line battery physics-modelingMachine LearningDevise new concepts for BMS over-the-air (OTA) data transfer methods, etc.Grow and mature as the development and production process evolves:Transition between C-programming and Model Based Design (Matlab/Simulink)Understand corner-cases, unit-testing, and battery performance limitations Apply lessons learned to future designs and firmware implementationsContribute to ESS vehicle and laboratory data-mining effortsShow willingness to take on dynamic projects; from low-level firmware manipulation, all the way up to high-level Li Ion Cell & CAN data processing, filtering, and analysis.This is what youll need:5+ years of work experience in the battery and/or automotive industriesAt least a bachelors degree in engineering disciplineExperience with programming and embedded systems; Well-versed with software development & C programmingPrevious programming experience on Battery Management Systems, or automotive ECUsPrevious experience in automotive product development or extreme safety environmentsExperience with model-based design; creating control systems & models with MATLAB/SimulinkExcellent problem-solving skills; reliant on core engineering principals & common senseStrong communication, multitasking, & inter-personal skills, both in presentation & technical writingVersed in production development & testing timelinesVersed with automated requirements management tools (e.g. JAMA, Doors, etc.)Issue tracking tools (Jira, Bugzilla,etc. )Previous experience with product launches and working to a scheduleEqual OpportunityRivian 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.PrivacyWe take your privacy seriously. For details please see our Candidate Privacy Notice.SDL2017

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Irvine , Battery Algorithms Engineer, Other , Irvine, California

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