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Sveta Nedelja, HRV

Vehicle Dynamics Calibration Lead Engineer


Vehicle Dynamics Calibration 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 Calibration control team​

  • Define and manage the VD calibrations activities ​

  • Validation activity in Model In The Loop and Drive in the Loop environment​

  • Validation activity in Vehicle environment​

  • Review and maintenance of the calibration procedures ​

  • Abroad business trips to Proving grounds​

Occasional tasks​

  • Matlab/ Excel tools creation for simulation or analysis​

  • Create MatLab Simulink model/rapid proto to develop vehicle features ​

  • Abroad business trips to Suppliers​

  • Follow System engineer department into function


2. Responsibilities:

  • Provide a validated software for all VD controls from objective point of view through calibration procedures within the deadline​

  • Provide an agreed software for all VD controls from subjective point of view through QP documents within the deadline​

  • Follow Test driver complains done/described in QP documents​

  • Solve durability issues raised up during normal development​

  • Develop VD application software (MIL, SIL, HIL, Vehicle) through also rapid proto software​

  • Calibrate the VD controls (MIL, SIL, HIL, Vehicle) ​

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

  • Propose and test new control prototypes (SIMULINK, demo car) ​

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


3. Required skills and competencies:

  • Matlab, Simulink, MS Office package.​
  • Experience as a controls or Vehicle dynamic engineer within the Automotive/Motorsport industry.​
  • Experience of prototype/vehicle car calibration and testing activities ​
  • Experience with Active Simulators ​
  • Experience in evaluation of target deployment and target setting​
  • Experience in objective and subjective maneuver execution, measurement and data analysis.​
  • Expert user of Software development tools e.g., Vector CANape. CANAlyzer, INCA​
  • Systems-Engineering thinking and comprehension of interdependencies, with particular focus on PWT controls interactions. Experience with relevant tools, e.g., SysML, and multidisciplinary simulation tools understanding.​
  • Ability to work in a Team and identify/solve complex engineering problems
  • Weekly meeting with Head of Vehicle Dynamics Controls Strategies ​

  • Alignment and shared decisions agreement​

  • Coordinate calibration team


4. Considered as a plus:

  • Understanding of Automotive Cybersecurity and ISO/SAE21434.​
  • Understanding of software rapid proto design​
  • Experience of FMEA process and solid understanding of all Functional Safety implications.​
  • Knowledge of Traction Controls, All Wheel Drive and Torque Vectoring ​
  • Drive on track experience

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?