Canoo Technologies Inc.

Intern-Controls

ID
2021-1146
Category
Engineering
Type
Intern
Location : Location
US-CA-Torrance

About Canoo

About Canoo

 Canoo’s mission is to bring EVs to Everyone and build a world-class team to deploy this sustainable mobility revolution. We have developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with pioneering technologies, award-winning designs, and a unique business model that spans all owners in the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Canoo is starting production in 2022 and is distinguished by its pioneering and experienced team of technologists, engineers, and designers. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by purpose, and possess a strong desire to get things done.

 

The “Canoo Way”

 Canoo’s success is the direct result of our disciplined application of our core operating principles and drills, which are based on three main principles: Think 80/20 (“Important versus less important”), Act 30/30 (“Reduce waste and increase output”), and Live 90/10 (“We have each other’s back”). We hire based on “MET” - Mindset, Equipment and willingness to Train - and seek individuals that take accountability and deliver results while being Humble, Hungry to succeed, and Hunting for opportunities to win. We train our team to engage with each other by modulating between their intellect (iQ) and emotional intelligence (eQ), applying Facts, Finesse, and Force when they communicate. The principles and drills of the CANOO Way have been fundamental to our success, our ability to grow, continuously improve, innovate and are at the core of our day-to-day operations.

Overview

Canoo is looking for a Controls Engineering Intern to assist the Battery/Powertrain group. As a Controls Engineering Intern, you will contribute primarily to the development of controls components including requirements authoring, algorithm development, model simulation, and unit testing of various controls functions. The Controls Engineering Intern will contribute to the integration and verification of controls components which will make the car work as designed. An ideal candidate will be able to start from problem definitions with some ambiguity and work towards definition of the problem and execute tasks to deliver solution.

Responsibilities

  • Develop additions to control logic & algorithms in Simulink
  • Review data from reported bug / concern tickets to determine root cause / propose solution
  • Develop test case for MiL simulation
  • Author / update requirements for software components and integration

Qualifications

  • Current enrollment at an accredited college/university - Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Science or Aerospace Engineering
  • Maintaining a minimum of 3.2 GPA in a 4.0 grade scale
  • Basic knowledge with Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with MATLAB / Simulink
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and enrollment at an accredited college/university – Master’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Science or Aerospace Engineering
  • Experience with CAN tools such as Vector Canalyzer & CANape / Etas Inca / ATI Vision is considered an asset.
  • Previous work on extra-curricular teams such as Mini Baja, Formula SAE etc. is considered an asset
  • Experience with software versioning tools such as git/svn/mercurial is considered an asset
  • Experience with issue tracking software such as Jira, or Bugzilla is considered an asset

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Meaningful, challenging work that will redefine automotive landscape and make EVs available to everyone
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Equity Compensation
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

 

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting. 

 

Canoo cares deeply about the safety of all candidates who may be asked to participate in an in-person interview. While the company remains operational, some of our positions are remote, while others require working on-site. Canoo is following the Covid-19 protocols set forth by local state and federal governance and the CDC guidelines. Candidates who are vaccinated will be asked to provide a copy of proof of vaccination upon arrival for the interview. Candidates who are not vaccinated will be asked to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test that is no less than 48 hours old. We ask that you practice hand hygiene, social distance, and wear face coverings to reduce the risks of exposure to Covid-19. We appreciate your cooperation with our safety protocols while you explore your future with Canoo!

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