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Derive Systems, an industry leader in automotive technology, seeks a HD Calibration Engineer ready to lead in development of world class technology products.
As a Calibrator, you will be responsible for managing specific projects from design to completion. Working closely with Product Leads and Engineering Management, the Calibrator will research and develop new calibration methodologies across multiple platforms. The calibrations you develop will bring best in class products to the Automotive aftermarket. The ideal candidate will clearly deliver proven calibrations to the team, effectively communicate progress to stakeholders, and identify areas for improvement.
The multi-billion-dollar automotive aftermarket industry is undergoing an exciting, digital evolution, and an abundance of technology product opportunities exist to shape new ways that vehicles can be customized, managed, improved and experienced. Derive’s existing technology products bring added performance, efficiency, safety and customization to a huge number of vehicles around the world today. Derive’s future products will continue to lead the industry into new technology frontiers, and the ideal candidate will help deliver calibrations that will create this future.
This opportunity offers strong career growth, product ownership, leadership opportunities, travel, and the ability to work on highly innovative projects/products that will shape a major industry’s future.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Research and develop new calibration methodologies for Heavy Duty division.
Works with QA to provide feedback of products when used for development.
Work with Tech Support to assist in diagnosing calibration issues, forming resolutions, and providing answers for advanced calibration questions.
Validate calibrations for fuel consumption, performance, emissions compliance, and safety.
Use knowledge of powertrain mechanics and calibration adjustment to develop solutions based on requirements.
Apply new found methodologies to other powertrain families and control systems.
Use knowledge of calibration manipulation to identify parameters for new control systems.
Lead and deliver calibration and control system projects on chassis dyno and in vehicle.
HS Diploma and 6 years of vehicle calibration or similar automotive experience OR HAS degree and 4 years of vehicle calibration or similar automotive experience OR BS degree in technical discipline and 2+ years of vehicle calibration experience
Understanding of dynamometer operation, safety, and limitations to equipment.
Technical understanding of OEM vehicle calibrations
Familiarity with engine operation and theory: understanding of engine and powertrain systems.
Class 8 Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Self-motivated and high energy to apply towards working in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work with little supervision, and mentor junior engineers.
Derive Systems is a leading automotive technology company with over 1.7 million software installations powering upgraded experiences for drivers on the road today. Derive connects vehicles and their engines to the digital world, enabling individuals and fleets to take control and optimize for performance, fuel efficiency, safety, and more. The Derive Systems platform leverages added on-board intel...ligence, powerful cloud data integration, enhanced sensors, and further technologies to personalize every automotive experience. We transform vehicle experiences from one-size-fits-all to smart, dynamically adaptable, and mission-specific.
A little more about us: We’re comfortable problem solving in time sensitive environments with a high level of independence. We value the mindset and skills of both the hacker and the security expert– making our products communicate with stock vehicles to make them better is a core aspect of our business. We have a modern high-tech work environment (and dogs are invited to join us). We work on cutting-edge, greenfield product development. We work hard and play hard – coffee in the morning and beers on tap at the end of the day. We’re ambitious and passionate about our work. We aim to work alongside world-class talent and hire with that in mind. We provide a wide range of competitive benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA/HSA, 401K, and PTO. You are also offered the opportunity of Long and Short Term Disability, and Supplemental Life Insurance.