Senior Analysis Engineer - Powertrain (Simulation/NVH)

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Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 


  • Design of gearbox and driveline systems with the focus on the system level and simulation analysis.
  • Perform research, design and development of driveline systems from concept to production
  • Analysis of electric propulsion systems for NVH from source to vibration and noise.
  • Analysis of electric population systems for dynamic performance and characteristics
  • Work with engineers and designers to evaluate and optimize structural and NVH parameters of the system
  • Support and liaison with suppliers and manufacturing for component specifications and definition
  • Provide technical support and system analysis for root cause analysis of development issues
  • Provide professional reports and documentation of results
  • Coordinate and participate in design reviews
  • 7+ years’ experience with a minimum 3 years of relevant experience required in performing similar analysis
  • Expertise in system modelling of driveline or transmission systems in respect to bearings, shafts and gears in respect to life and noise. Knowledge of system analysis tools such as Romax, MASTA, SABR/Gear or similar.
  • Expertise in system modeling of multibody dynamic systems with time domain tools such as Adams, MotionSolve, Excite, or VALDYN
  • An understanding of gears and gear analysis including gear microgeometry and microgeometry
  • An understanding of bearings, bearing types, and basic parameters of bearing geometry
  • The ability to work independently
  • Basic CAD knowledge, including ability to review designs within CATIA
  • The ability to work effectively in a cross functional group setting, including essential technical guidance to support Senior Management
  • An understanding and ability to read and understand technical drawings of powertrain components
  • An understanding of gearbox and driveline fundamentals
  • Dynamic attitude with desire to learn and expand your knowledge and capability
Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Rivian operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Plymouth, MI, Normal , IL, Wittman , AZ, Irvine, CA, Carson, CA, San Jose, CA and Palo Alto, CA. Rivian was founded in 2009. It has 4300 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 550 open jobs at Rivian, click here.
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