Lead Test Engineer
Posted on 2/27/2023

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Automotive & Transportation
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
Plymouth, MI, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
QA & Testing
  • BS in Engineering with minimum 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience in testing or developing of electric axles and drivetrains
  • Experience with the design, construction, implementation, and validation of electric powertrain test equipment
  • Demonstrated experience in data analysis and scripting for automated data analysis tools such as NI DIAdem, and CONCERTO is preferred
  • A thorough knowledge of automotive CAN and CAN FD communication, including the ability to create .DBC or FIBEX CAN and database files
  • Experience in configuration, development and maintenance of Veristand test system is preferred
  • Experience in configuration, development and maintenance of other dynamometer controls systems such as REPS, STARS/SPARC, PUMA, etc. could be a substitute
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast paced and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Perform and lead system-level validation testing for Powertrain (and occasional vehicle testing in lab environment)
  • Lead the development of new and existing test system capabilities, from requirements definition phase up to ensuring efficient utilization
  • Develop test methods for electric Powertrain products including, instrumentation and data acquisition setups, assuring quality, repeatable results
  • Support other Rivian teams in the generation of Rivian Test Standards, providing technical input on test setups and validation plans
  • Define drive unit and gearbox test profiles and, support the implementation of the test profiles into automated test scripts
  • Analyze test data, write test reports, and sign-off for publication
  • Be a technical point of contact for E-axle testing expertise for other areas of Rivian
  • Troubleshoot testing issues with bespoke test beds and devices under test
  • Support departmental continuous improvement endeavors