Advanced Vehicle Technology Research Engineer

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, IL

Job posting number: #7098587 (Ref:413144)

Posted: April 22, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Advanced Vehicle Technology Research Engineer will conceive, design, execute and analyze experimental projects to evaluate the functional envelope and performance characteristics of advanced automotive technologies with particular focus on the energy use and performance requirements of conventional, electrified, connected and automated vehicles as well as emerging mobility options. The Advanced Vehicle Technology Research Engineer will maintain cutting-edge understanding and knowledge of developments in the mobility field of connected, automated vehicles and infrastructure connectivity technologies to improve mobility. The candidate will actively participate in the sponsor interactions and publish research findings at national and international conferences. The Advanced Vehicle Technology Research Engineer will support team members to efficiently develop and implement advanced technical solutions. The candidate will support the development of novel project proposals that advance the understanding of connected and /or automated vehicles and associated technologies.

Position Requirements

  • Education Requirements: Bachelor’s and 5+ years, or Master’s and 3+ years, or Doctorate degree in computer science, mechanical or electrical engineering or related field.

  • Knowledge of connected and automated vehicle technologies with particular focus on operational and energy use implications.

  • Organizational skills in developing and managing complex data sets and analysis code so that documentation of results and reports are easily understood and shared

  • Understanding of vehicle communication networks (CAN, CAN FD, Automotive Ethernet), in using various computer-based data analysis and visualization languages and application (including but not limited to Python and common Python libraries, Labview, Excel, Diadem, VBA, C).

  • Skills in electrical wiring: sensors, trouble shooting, and getting complex systems communicating and working.

  • Experience with experimental vehicle assessment (dyno, track) including test planning and execution.

  • Skills in visualization of experimental data, as well as oral and written communications.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Understanding of the connected and automated industrial landscape, trends and stakeholders.

  • Understanding in vehicle connected and automated sensors including radar, lidar, camera, GIS and or GPS/IMU sensing, location information, mapping, and processing

  • A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork. 

Job Family

Research Development (RD)

Job Profile

Mechanical/Civil Engineering 2

Worker Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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Job posting number:#7098587 (Ref:413144)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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