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Sveta Nedelja, HRV

SW Architecture Lead Engineer


SW Architecture Lead Engineer
Sveta Nedelja, Croatia

About us

We are a technology powerhouse that designs, engineers, and manufactures the world's most advanced automotive technology and hypercars. Bytes to bolts, Rimac is where everything happens.

Our teams develop and produce both hardware and software solutions for our flagship, record-breaking hypercar, the Nevera, as well as for other automotive manufacturers’ vehicles. Working on technology solutions for partners such as Porsche, Hyundai, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Automobili Pininfarina, and others, gives Rimac a unique position of a technology leader in the high-performance electric vehicle industry. The stakes are high.

As a fast-moving company, we nurture a high-performing culture. If you are interested in joining, you must be prepared for relentless learning, adapting, and embracing new technologies. We expect an easy-going person, but also self-driven, entrepreneurial, and highly independent in their work, that will enjoy rising to the challenge and have fun pushing the limits of technology.

Our expectations are high. And we can only achieve our goals with the dedication and collaboration of our exceptional team. Our ambition is to deliver and go the extra mile. We need to expand our already industry-leading team, find the best people, and lead the charge.

1. Tasks:

Regular tasks​

  • Lead  the Vehicle control team Architecture​

  • Define and manage the timing of the projects​

  • Possibly collaborate and manage suppliers in defining the architecture​

  • Create MatLab Simulink model to describe in details vehicle features ​

  • Follow System engineer department into function allocation and decomposition​

  • Follow software implementation department​

  • Validation activity in Model In The Loop environment​

  • Validation activity in Hardware in The Loop environment​

  • Review and maintenance of the models behind each feature​


Occasional tasks​

  • Matlab/ Excel tools creation for simulation or analysis​

  • Abroad business trips to Suppliers

  • Occasional business trips to proving grounds


2. Responsibilities:

  • Define the interface of several SW component (developed internally or by suppliers)​

  • Define the base logic and the control structure of SW component ( developed internally or by suppliers)​

  • Collaborate to define Safety and Diagnostics logics​

  • Verify and validate the VD controls (MIL, SIL, HIL)​

  • Develop new solutions in both phases, protype and production, in order to improve the vehicle performance​

  • Develop new control prototypes (SIMULINK) whose goal is to be povided as a requirement to external teams​

  • Collaborate with internal and external team in the definition of SW solutions (e.g. memory management, code optimization , etc.)​

  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to identify the optimal solution in term of technologies, logics and usability of the controls by Calibration team​

  • Develop HIL and DIL interfaces​

  • Manage the SW documentation (e.g. FuSa test and similar)​

  • Feature/Functional allocation (e.g. ECU hosting definition and split)


3. Required skills and competencies:

  • Matlab Simulink, Matlab GUI and tools creations, MS Office package.​
  • Experience as a controls or SW engineer within the Automotive/Motorsport industry.​
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of embedded control systems.​
  • Experience of mainstream automotive ECU hardware and software development following ISO26262 or IEC61508 processes and hands-on experience with accordingly structured testing.​
  • Expert user of Software development tools e.g., Vector CANape.​
  • Ability to work in a Team


4. Nice to have skills and experience:

  • Understanding of Automotive Cybersecurity and ISO/SAE21434.​
  • Understanding of requirements capture tools such as Polarion/Doors.​
  • Experience of FMEA process and solid understanding of all Functional Safety implications.​
  • Systems-Engineering thinking and comprehension of interdependencies, experience with relevant tools, e.g., SysML, and multidisciplinary simulation tools understanding.​
  • Experience with model-based development environments allowing for capturing E/E and embedded systems development implications, e.g., PREEVISION, RTaW-Pegase, would be desirable.​
  • Proven ability to identify and solve complex engineering problems

What we are like and what we offer

  • We operate in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • You will have the opportunity to work on world-class solutions with cutting-edge technology
  • We work a lot, but also know how to have fun (fun teambuilding, crazy company parties, kitchen and relaxation zones around the office, free coffee/tea and fresh fruit, etc.)
  • Family-like and open work environment (subsidies for kindergartens, Christmas parties for kids, and presents for kids)
  • Financial subsidy for transportation
  • Additional and supplementary healthcare covered
  • Internal educations program
  • Psychological counseling
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Flexible working hours and work-from-home days – up to 12 days of remote work per month
  • Discounts at stores and clinics – for humans and pets 😊

If you are a creative, problem solving, open-minded, highly-motivated individual and you love a fast-paced environment and are up for the challenge – where were you hiding?