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    Sr. Propulsion System Simulation and Optimization Engineer

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    Job Description

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    About Rivian

    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. 

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    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. 


    Role Summary

    The responsibility of this position is to integrate and maintain Rivian electric drive propulsion system model to support propulsion system simulation and optimization. This candidate will engage with integrating propulsion system component models with the overall goal of running system simulation and support propulsion system optimization. This candidate will engage with the development of vehicle dynamic model to interface with the propulsion system model. Additionally, this candidate will engage with the development of new tools and methods to facilitate overall drive system model development and enhance model accuracy.


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    • Integrate and maintain electric vehicle propulsion system component models, motor, inverter, battery pack, gear box etc., to simulate vehicle performance and energy efficiency over predefined drive cycles.
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    • Integrate and maintain vehicle dynamic model.
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    • Work closely with vehicle simulation team to incorporate durability cycles for system simulation.
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    • Perform model validation using system and component level test data. Define tests to facilitate model correlation.
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    • Work closely with the mechanical design and CAE team to incorporate thermal, structural, and NVH into system model for performance simulation and to support design optimization.
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    • Work with different cross functional teams in support of developing drive system component models.
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    • Support execution of drive system models in windows platform as well as in Linux with parallel computation in high performance computing (HPC) cluster or in cloud.
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    • Develop and support C/C++ or python-based scripting for job submission and execution in computing clusters or in cloud.
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    • Develop new tools and methods to facilitate and enhance system simulation and optimization.
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    • Ensure timely completion of project deliverables.
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    • Support both internal and R&D efforts.
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    • Travel as required, both domestic and international.
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    • Minimum master’s degree with 5+ years or PhD with 2+ years of experience in electrical or mechanical engineering related to developing drive system component models and optimization techniques.
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    • Strong programing skills in Matlab/Simulink, Matlab GUI, C/C++, and Python.
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    • Strong knowledge of running drive system simulation in Matlab/Simulink, Amesim etc.
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    • Strong knowledge of fundamental physics, geometry, and general engineering principles.
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    • Working knowledge in electromagnetic FEA software such as Maxwell, JMAG etc.
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    • Working knowledge of mechanical FEA software such as Abaqus, Ansys Mechanical and knowledge of Pre- and Post-Processors, such as Hypermesh/Hyperview.
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    • Experience of 1D simulation platforms such as CarMaker, Car Sim and Car Real Time advantageous
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    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
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    • Good understanding of engineering theory and principles of electric drive system components.
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    Pay Disclosure

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    • Salary Range/Hourly Rate for California Based Applicants: $135,000 - $155,000 (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).
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    • Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.
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    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.

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    Sr. Propulsion System Simulation and Optimization Engineer

    Rivian

    Rivian

    Carson, CA, USA
    Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023

    Sr. Propulsion System Simulation and Optimization Engineer

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    Job Description

    About Rivian

    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. 


    Role Summary

    The responsibility of this position is to integrate and maintain Rivian electric drive propulsion system model to support propulsion system simulation and optimization. This candidate will engage with integrating propulsion system component models with the overall goal of running system simulation and support propulsion system optimization. This candidate will engage with the development of vehicle dynamic model to interface with the propulsion system model. Additionally, this candidate will engage with the development of new tools and methods to facilitate overall drive system model development and enhance model accuracy.


    Responsibilities

    • Integrate and maintain electric vehicle propulsion system component models, motor, inverter, battery pack, gear box etc., to simulate vehicle performance and energy efficiency over predefined drive cycles.
    • Integrate and maintain vehicle dynamic model.
    • Work closely with vehicle simulation team to incorporate durability cycles for system simulation.
    • Perform model validation using system and component level test data. Define tests to facilitate model correlation.
    • Work closely with the mechanical design and CAE team to incorporate thermal, structural, and NVH into system model for performance simulation and to support design optimization.
    • Work with different cross functional teams in support of developing drive system component models.
    • Support execution of drive system models in windows platform as well as in Linux with parallel computation in high performance computing (HPC) cluster or in cloud.
    • Develop and support C/C++ or python-based scripting for job submission and execution in computing clusters or in cloud.
    • Develop new tools and methods to facilitate and enhance system simulation and optimization.
    • Ensure timely completion of project deliverables.
    • Support both internal and R&D efforts.
    • Travel as required, both domestic and international.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum master’s degree with 5+ years or PhD with 2+ years of experience in electrical or mechanical engineering related to developing drive system component models and optimization techniques.
    • Strong programing skills in Matlab/Simulink, Matlab GUI, C/C++, and Python.
    • Strong knowledge of running drive system simulation in Matlab/Simulink, Amesim etc.
    • Strong knowledge of fundamental physics, geometry, and general engineering principles.
    • Working knowledge in electromagnetic FEA software such as Maxwell, JMAG etc.
    • Working knowledge of mechanical FEA software such as Abaqus, Ansys Mechanical and knowledge of Pre- and Post-Processors, such as Hypermesh/Hyperview.
    • Experience of 1D simulation platforms such as CarMaker, Car Sim and Car Real Time advantageous
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Good understanding of engineering theory and principles of electric drive system components.

    Pay Disclosure

    • Salary Range/Hourly Rate for California Based Applicants: $135,000 - $155,000 (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).
    • Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.



    Equal Opportunity

    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 candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

    Candidate Data Privacy

    Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 

     

    Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 

     

    Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  

     

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