Sr. Dynamics Controls Engineer
Posted on 12/6/2022
British Columbia, Canada • Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Software Engineering focused on controls, mechatronics, or similar
  • Strong first principles background
  • Ability to develop and understand software from application level to base software
  • 3+ years of experience in vehicle and system development
  • 3+ years of experience with embedded development using C/C++ or model development
  • Ability to take large concepts, decompose into realizable deliverables and work with team members to distribute tasks and execute individual responsibilities with minimal guidance
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and time constraints, apply creative and critically thinking to deliver exceptional results
  • Research and develop novel solutions to various dynamics controls problems
  • Approach all the controls and estimation problems with first principles approach and choose strategy based on performance and robustness requirements
  • Define and implement software unit tests, HIL, and vehicle tests
  • Develop robust algorithms for vehicle systems from a clean sheet, including software architecture, implementation, integration and test
  • Continually push technology to lead and define the new state of art for control and system simulation
  • Collaborate with Systems Engineers to define vehicle, sub-system and component requirements
  • Collaborate with Vehicle Dynamics Team to derive controls targets to achieve a vehicle level attribute
  • Collaborate with low voltage electrical teams to define and integrate components, check functionality on the bench and on the vehicle

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