Head of Control Systems Integration (m/f)
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.

The Head of Control Systems Integration is expected to lead the cross-functional integration of innovative Control Systems, aiming to offer class leading attributes and customer experience from the perspective of vehicle performance, efficiency, durability and reliability.

 

1. Work tasks and responsibilities: 

Technical

  • System-engineering Control Systems and capturing the cross-functional Mechatronics implications as lead software and hardware (SW & HW) integrator of the Control Systems department.
  • Defining the Aerodynamics, Chassis, Powertrain actuation HW requirements through the integration of appropriate control strategies and though Engineering Specification via target cascade processes.
  • Cascading the E/E architecture requirements that deliver optimal Controls Systems performance.
  • Leading the implementation of SW development processes according to the ISO26262 Functional Safety standards and managing the delivery the associated documentation and validation needs.
  • Managing the application of Control Systems across the platform portfolio and representing the Control Systems department as single point of contact for all Legal & Compliance matters.
  • Orchestrating the verification and validation of Control Systems at system and vehicle level.
  • Supporting the development and delivery of embedded software through virtual and physical Proof-Of-Concept of the proposed solutions and subsequent industrialization.
  • Supporting the definition of the Control Systems Roadmap for autonomy-related requirements and autonomy-enabled features relevant to the current and future platform portfolio.

Managerial

  • Set and manage objectives & targets for the Control Systems Integration team.
  • Covering all project management aspect of Control Systems delivery from concept to series. 
  • Develop the team’s capability while supporting the team members’ well-being and progression.
  • Build successful relations within the Vehicle Engineering Department with particular emphasis on Chassis and Vehicle Integration, EE & SW and Powertrain teams.
  • Liaise with Tier 1 suppliers for SW and HW of Control Systems and academic research partners.
  • Adhere to investment and piece costs targets in line with the business cycle plan.
  • Ensure adherence to all legislative and safety targets and performances requirements as well as compliance with all the policies and procedures issued by and on behalf of BUGATTI-RIMAC

 

2. Requirements: 

Essential Experience

  • Broad engineering experience within the Automotive/Motorsport industry and proven record in delivering innovative solutions, preferably for Active Chassis and/or Hybrid/EV Powertrain. 
  • Excellent understanding of Mechatronics, prior involvement in integral HW & SW Engineering Specification and Design Verification Process of Control systems, ideally in leading role.
  • Experience and thorough understanding of mainstream automotive HW and SW development processes and full awareness of Legislative Compliance requirements.
  • Broad and hands-on experience of FMEA & FuSa processes and robust problem resolution.
  • Fully committed to applying the V-process and proficient in using simulation tools and advanced analysis techniques for data post-processing, from vehicle to component ES cascade and component to vehicle verification loops.
  • Strong time management, accuracy, diligence, ability to balance multiple tasks.

Preferred Experience

  • Thorough of Vehicle Performance and attributes in areas such Vehicle Dynamics, NVH, etc.
  • Understanding of Automotive Cybersecurity and ISO/SAE21434 would be desirable.
  • Understanding of requirements capture process and tools such as Polarion/Doors.
  • Systems-Engineering thinking and comprehension of interdependencies, experience with relevant tools, e.g., SysML, and understanding of multidisciplinary simulation tools.

 

3. Education/Qualifications:

  • Extensive industry experience, ideally both OEM and Tier 1.
  • Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline e.g., Mechatronics.
  • Competence is using data acquisition and post-processing tools.
  • Full EU driving license, ideally Proving Ground B permit

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?


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