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Safety Systems Engineer
Electrical Distribution Systems
Posted on 2/1/2023
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • 5+ years of experience in high/low voltage battery to electric vehicle integration
  • Comfortable in fast paced environment with on the fly problem solving ability
  • Familiarity w/ CAN, LIN, Ethernet protocols and relevant tooling
  • Candidate should possess strong troubleshooting skills in hands-on role
  • Familiarity with a multimeter, oscilloscope, and comfortable working in an HV environment
  • Strong background in Automotive EDS (Electrical Distribution Systems) development necessary
  • In-depth experience with integrating high voltage systems in vehicle
  • Familiarity with vehicle high/low voltage design standards (e.g. FMVSS 305, ECE-R100 and SAE J1766), high voltage components, connectors, inverters, converters, chargers, auxiliaries and motors a plus
  • Familiarity with automotive safety analysis
  • Demonstrable resourcefulness, technical knowledge, analytical capability, and communication skills
  • A self-starter with high levels of initiative and innovation
  • Influence Electrical Routing & Layout to align with safety goals
  • A strong ability to collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams
  • Communicate issues affecting vehicle safety in high/low voltage systems & interfaces to other systems
  • Occasional visits to crash test facilities offsite to evaluate electrical system performance post-test
  • Communicate post-test observations, data analysis & performance results
  • Stay current on battery and electric vehicle crash protection technologies
  • Communicate results and recommendations to design teams
Desired Qualifications
  • FuSa (Functional Safety) familiarity; if candidate is formally ISO-26262 certified/trained

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
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.
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team