Control Engineer - Motor Control (m/f) 1
ZG - Savska Opatovina, 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.


Rimac Automobili is looking for an engineer to help build the next generation of electric vehicle powertrain control and state estimation systems.


As a Power Electronics Engineer – Motor Control, you will design algorithms to control traction inverters and other high-voltage power electronics. Your algorithms will be implemented on custom-built Rimac hardware, and you will have the opportunity to test them on a testbench as well as validate them on a real vehicle.


1. Responsibilities

  • Developing control algorithms for electric vehicle powertrains
  • Developing state estimation algorithms for electric vehicle powertrains
  • Performing Model-in-the-Loop testing
  • Using optimization algorithms with test automation to quickly test multiple hypotheses and converge on an optimal solution
  • Defining and overseeing Hardware-in-the-loop and dyno testing
  • Analysis and interpretation of test data
  • Documenting test results and producing technical documentation


2. Requirements

  • Experience with Field-Oriented Control of synchronous machines
  • Experience with at least one commercial power electronics simulation package (e.g. Matlab/Simulink)
  • Advanced knowledge of classical and nonlinear control theory
  • Advanced knowledge of linear and nonlinear estimation techniques
  • Familiarity with basic concepts of digital signal processing
  • Good English in writing and speaking


3. Optional competencies

  • Model Predictive Control
  • Experience with PLECS
  • Model-based design in Matlab

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 😊


We thank all those who submit applications for this role. Please note that only those candidates who meet the required experience and qualifications will be contacted directly. All of our applicants will be provided with equal opportunities regardless of their age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, culture or any other non-work related personal characteristic. All applications will be considered under the terms and conditions of confidentiality in accordance with the regulations of personal data protection.

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