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Test Automation Software Engineer

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 8, 2022

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 what's 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. Role Summary In this role, you'll -develop -the -software -that controls -automated -test -equipment (ATE) -for -low-voltage electrical hardware. -This will be ranging from level 3+ ADAS and infotainment to the latest battery management and vehicle control systems. -You'll be -building custom software -using -Rivian's -frameworks -and -integrating with -hardware -for -test -and validation. You'll also be -supporting -the -deployment -of systems -within -Rivian -and to -external -manufacturing -sites. Responsibilities

  • Design -modular and reusable -software, -drivers, scripts, and -analysis -tools -
  • Design and develop -hardware abstraction layers (HAL) for -instrumentation -
  • Develop test automation scripts -to support testing -of low-voltage electrical hardware -from validation to end-of-line -
  • Manage software through source code control -and standard software engineering -best practices -
  • Help root-cause software, mechanical, and electrical bugs in -the -lab and -at remote sites -
  • Work with cross-functional software -and hardware -teams to -define -requirements and standards for -testing (design validation and manufacturing)
  • Periodically travel to contract manufacturing sites to support bring up -and troubleshooting -of -automated -test -equipment Qualifications
    • BS/MS or equivalent work experience in Electrical Test Automation or related fields -
    • 5+ years of relevant working experience -using -Python -and LabVIEW -for -hardware -test automation and control
    • Experience with object-oriented programming -and frameworks
    • Experience -working in the -automotive, -semiconductor, or -aerospace -industries
    • Familiarity with vehicle communication protocols (CAN, CANFD, -DoIP, -Automotive Ethernet, LIN, etc.)
    • Experience controlling instrumentation over multiple buses and protocols (USB, VISA, GPIB, Ethernet, Serial, RS-485, -etc)
    • Experience supporting deployment -automated test equipment -in -manufacturing -environments
    • Hands-on hardware integration experience -with automated test equipment
    • Familiarity -with -the -software engineering life cycle and best practices (source code control, unit testing, continuous integration, deployment, etc.)
    • Ability to -understand -technical documentation such as data sheets and -wiring diagrams Nice -To -Have -
      • Experience with cloud database integration for data logging and data analysis
      • Experience with automotive diagnostic protocols such as UDS and XCP -
      • Familiarity with NI -TestStand Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law. Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at -accessibility@rivian.com .

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Palo Alto , Test Automation Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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