System Safety Architect

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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. This is what you'll do: * Drive architectural definition, design and analysis, and development of hardware or software with support for functional safety certification during all project phases (concept, design, development and validation) * Review end-to-end system use cases for System perspective, and propose software and hardware design allowing to meet those requirements * Work with cross-functional teams to develop hazard analysis, safety concepts, and DFMEA for the relevant sub-systems/domain, and take ownership of these work products including their approvals * Promote safety culture in the company and guide development teams towards successful implementation of ISO 26262 and support internal/external ISO 26262 process/product audits This is what you'll need: * Deep knowledge of automotive software development process and the V-Model system development, verification and validation framework * An intimate knowledge of ISO 26262 and experience developing and delivering the major work products of a functional safety program * Experience supporting external/third-party reviews of functional safety work products. * Experience with Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Failure Modes Effect and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA) * A strong attention to detail and desire to create the very best product * A collaborative approach to working closely with development teams * Experience with functional safety tools and requirements management tools (e.g. Jama) * Excellent writing, verbal and organization skills Preferred * Experience working in an Agile development environment and using related tool * Knowledge of CMMI and Automotive Space and their role in delivering a quality product * BS minimum in an engineering discipline such as computer science, electrical or mechanical engineering * A minimum of 5 years of work experience as a functional safety engineer or related role This is where you'll work: Department: Engineering and Programs - System Architecture Location: San Jose, CA Rivian 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, MI, Irvine CA and San Jose, CA, and Surrey, England, as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois. 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 accessibility@rivian.com. Privacy We take your privacy seriously. For details please see our Candidate Privacy Notice. Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

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