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Senior Systems Engineer

Orem, UtahFull-time
About the Job
POSITION SUMMARY:
VIA Motors is looking for an experienced engineer to join our Systems Engineering team.  This is your opportunity to join our growing team and be involved at the forefront of electric and hybrid-electric vehicle technology development.

RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:
  • The successful candidate will potentially lead and participate in all steps of the System design V-cycle:
    • Requirements elicitation, analysis and decomposition following a top-down System design approach
    • System architecture design
    • Coordination with internal element development teams and external suppliers to ensure elements integrate properly with the rest of the system
    • Planning and supervision of integration and qualification testing (e.g. Model-in-the-Loop (MiL), Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiL), test bench, in-vehicle)
    • Processing and analysis of field data gathered on development benches and/or in-vehicle
  • Interact with technical partners, customers and suppliers as needed
  • Work within a well-defined process, and participate in process improvement activities including toolchain procurement, evaluation, selection, and deployment
  • Actively and diligently document work activities within VIA’s task management system
  • Provide inputs to project planning activities as needed
  • Implement new / improve existing high-fidelity plant models of the various components
  • All work is peer-reviewed within the team. The successful candidate will be expected to review the work of others
  • Actively contribute to knowledge sharing within the team
  • As agreed to with team manager, take leadership role as needed by the team in any of the aspects above where the successful candidate has the right combination of knowledge, experience and interest
  • Other related duties as assigned 

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: 
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related engineering discipline (System, Mechanical, Electrical, Software, Mechatronics, etc.)
  • At least 7 years (10 preferred) of directly-related experience, preferably in the automotive industry
  • Experience with top-down systems design methodologies and standards (e.g. Automotive SPICE, CMMI, DO-178B, etc.) a must
  • Electric (EV) and Hybrid-Electric vehicle (HEV, PHEV) systems development experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), the Systems Modeling Language (SysML) and associated tools (e.g. Enterprise Architect) a plus
  • Experience with engine and vehicle simulation tools (e.g. GT Suite) highly preferred
  • Experience with Model-Based Design (using the Mathworks toolchain: Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, Embedded Coder, Simscape, etc.) a strong asset
  • Experience participating in / leading system safety-analysis techniques (e.g. DFMEA, FTA, etc.) a major plus
  • Experience with ISO26262 Functional Safety standard an asset
  • Experience with a Requirements Management tool (e.g. Rational DOORS, PTC Integrity, Visure Requirements, etc.) preferred
  • Familiarity with measurement and calibration tools such as INCA, ATI, CANalyzer, CANoe, etc. a plus
  • Experience working on/managing international projects and global teams an asset 

OTHER CHARACTERISTICS: 
  • Excellent written and oral communicator
  • Team player who is easy to work with
  • Combination of big picture understanding and vision with outstanding attention to detail
  • Problem solver with strong analytical skills – comfortable with both theoretical and practical issues
  • Able to work independently and within a team
  • Strong ability to document work
  • Able to prioritize tasks effectively and to communicate roadblocks promptly to management within a fast-paced environment where project / team priorities may shift
  • A curious person who stays abreast of the latest techniques and technologies
  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information
  • Able and willing to travel within US and Internationally

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Regularly required to sit or stand and move about the facility. Required to be able to read documents and computer screens.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:
VIA Motors is one of the most innovative and exciting companies in the emerging electric, hybrid electric vehicle and electric propulsion system industries. It is a private company headquartered in Utah.
About VIA Motors

VIA Motors is a private automotive company headquartered in Utah that is focused on electric and hybrid commercial vehicle applications across the globe. With our industry-leading technology, we work closely with our customers to create custom solutions that meet their unique fleet requirements. An electrified fleet will not only allow companies to meet existing and future emissions requirements, but will also reduce pollution, cut operating costs, and create healthier communities.