Rust Job: Firmware Validation Engineer, Semi

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Tesla Motors


Palo Alto, CA - United States of America

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What to Expect

The Charging and Power Management Team is responsible forpower distribution and management featureson the Tesla vehicle platforms.As an engineer on this team, you will be responsible for testing our vehicle's power management and distribution features to ensure the quality and safety of the user's driving experience.You will architect, design, and implement firmware validation procedures, equipment, tooling, and automation to efficiently test vehicle components and subsystems.You will work closely with development and integration teams to explore and validate the performance capabilities of our hardware and firmware to ensure code quality is high.Your effort to create and equip automated validation infrastructures and coverage reporting will have a direct impact on the reliability, robustness, and value of our products. Your impact will help the world's acceleration to energy sustainability.

What You?ll Do

  • Design, implement, validate, and maintain component-level testers, typically in the form of hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) and software-in-the-loop (SIL)
  • Create software models of physical systems internal and external to Tesla vehicles
  • Work with development engineers to design software validation infrastructure to maximize tester speed, ease of use, reliability, and fidelity
  • Explore and innovate methods of measuring and increasing testing coverage and validating the robustness and quality of the charging firmware
  • Design advanced automated test suites
  • Architect methods of integrating the automated test suites into development processes
  • Create reporting mechanisms for automated testing for firmware and hardware
  • Understand and deconstruct complicated software systems and devise strategies to test these systems
  • Create and execute test plans designed to expose weakness or faults in components
  • Report the coverage of the automated tests and the metrics that the code is being evaluated against

What You?ll Bring

  • BSorMSin Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineeringor the equivalent in experience with evidence of exceptional ability
  • Minimum of1.5years ofrelevant experience (embedded design/validation)
  • Proficiency inPython and C
  • Expertise testing devices and debugging hardware (oscilloscope, logic analyzer, DMM)
  • Desire to participate in improving code robustness and designing testing infrastructure
  • Ability to think creatively and produce "outside of the box" solutions

  • Experience inelectronicand systemschematic design & capture (Altium Designer)
  • Experience with Rust,Docker
  • Experience designing or interfacing withHardware/Software-in-the-loop (HIL/SIL)testsetups
  • Familiarity with National Instrument Testing Software (LabView,TestStand,VeriStand)

Compensation and Benefits


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

    • Expected Compensation

      $104,000 - $348,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits
      Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.