Principal Compliance Engineer
Posted on 10/19/2023

201-500 employees

Sensing & perception for autonomous machines
Company Overview
Aeva's mission is to enable all devices to navigate the world autonomously. Aeva envisions its technology as part of everyday life, and are making this a reality by developing the world’s most advanced LIDAR on the market.
Data & Analytics
Automotive & Transportation

Company Stage


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Mountain View, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field; advanced degree preferred
  • At least 8 years of experience with a proven track record of success working in Compliance, EMC Testing or Reliability Engineering roles
  • Expert knowledge of US and international regulatory codes applicable to automotive and industrial products including but not limited to RoHS, REACH and WEEE
  • Experienced in preparing and submitting certification documentation through relevant compliance and regulatory bodies such as FDA, FCC, CE, UL or TUV
  • Hands-on experience performing and analyzing EMC, EMI, HiPot, ESD and RF tests
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to define complex problem statements, identify root cause and implement corrective and preventative actions
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to new challenges within a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional communication skills, enabling effective interaction with internal teams, suppliers, and executive stakeholders
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally
  • Lead Aeva's regulatory compliance program
  • Develop compliance test plans and criteria by researching and analyzing applicable industry-specific and international regulatory codes and standards
  • Collaborate closely with product design and manufacturing teams to develop policies and guidelines to ensure full compliance with applicable safety and quality requirements throughout the entire product life cycle
  • Participate in mechanical and electrical design reviews to identify and resolve engineering design issues during the product development phase
  • Verify compliance by conducting and witnessing validation tests, performing diagnostic procedures, measuring performance, analyzing and evaluating findings
  • Conduct root cause analysis, troubleshoot and debug failures, and assist the engineering team by identifying and implementing corrective actions
  • Lead testing and debug efforts for EMC related testing
  • Set up and conduct EE automotive reliability tests
  • Document compliance by completing approval applications, preparing and filing Declarations of Conformity, and maintaining a centralized compliance database
  • Setup in-house test environments for initial assessment and supervise third party labs during final validation testing
  • Stay at the forefront of evolving industry trends and emerging regulatory changes, leveraging your insights to influence Aeva's product roadmap and guarantee our preparedness for the future
Desired Qualifications
  • Automotive LiDAR or RADAR experience
  • Working knowledge of automotive quality standards such as IATF or VDA