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Sveta Nedelja, HRV

Vehicle Development Lead Engineer


Vehicle Development Lead Engineer
Sveta Nedelja, 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.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute tests in an automotive environment on vehicle level​

  • Planning, management and monitoring of prototype vehicle build ​

  • Creation of verification and validation plans​

  • Document and report test results in a structured way using internal tools and processes​

  • See the future needs of any test activities and plan for any workshop upgrades needed in close relationship with test engineers and workshop technicians​

  • Identify new test methods in compliance with vehicle requirements of safety, performance and timing​

  • Optimizing and streamlining any tools or lab equipment used​

  • Building and be actively involved in test vehicle preparation ​

  • Propose design improvements for components​

  • Perform data analysis, correlate data to vehicle requirements and check whether acceptance criteria are met​

  • Support cross-functional root cause analysis, track and document issues discovered during testing activities related to hardware, software or integration failure​

  • Good troubleshooting skills


Decision-making authorities​

  • Development planning and test definition​

  • Support cascade of test results from vehicle to system level​

Managerial authorities​

  • Lead test team activities and defintion of plans and resources associated to test


Required skills and competencies:

  • Vehicle test experience 
  • Prototype vehicle build experience 
  • Data logging and Data analysis skill 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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 😊

If you are a creative, problem solving, open-minded, highly-motivated individual and you love a fast-paced environment and are up for the challenge – where were you hiding?