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Test Engineer, Active Safety



Quality Assurance
Fremont, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024
What to Expect

As an Active Safety Engineer, your main role is ensuring compliance with FMVSS 100 series regulations and their ECE equivalents. This includes conducting and analyzing vehicle-level homologation tests for global markets, coordinating team activities, and collaborating with design, homologation teams, and regulators.

What You’ll Do
  • Generate and execute test plans focusing on FMVSS 100 series and ECE compliance
  • Conduct vehicle-level homologation tests in collaboration with global engineering staff
  • Schedule test tracks and prioritize resources for compliance with regulations
  • Configure, maintain, diagnose, and sign off test vehicles for safe testing
  • Conduct and coordinate homologation tests according to official procedures
  • Follow Tesla test plans to record, analyze, and report results, emphasizing FMVSS and ECE requirements
  • Coordinate calibration of data acquisition equipment and maintain records
  • Coordinate design and customization of test fixtures and sensors
  • Work on continuous improvement of Tesla vehicle-level active safety test procedures
  • Support development and validation tests in various engineering fields as needed
What You’ll Bring
  • Outstanding ability to multitask and coordinate programs, prioritizing FMVSS and ECE compliance
  • Strong data analysis skills with direct experience in FMVSS/CMVSS 100 series, preferably from Brake, ESC field set
  • Ability to interpret regulations and communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Hands-on experience with vehicle testing on proving ground, while working on equipment example thermocouples, accelerometers, load cells, CMM, Link data acquisition systems and software
  • Understanding of measurement equipment maintenance and calibration
  • Proficiency in MS Office, JIRA, MATLAB & Adobe products
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel up to 30-40%