Automated Driving Engineer

Job LocationPortland, OR
Job TagEarly Career
Location: Onsite in Portland, OR 


Pay Rate: $38-48/hr, depending on experience

Hours:  Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Type: Contract

About Cinder

CINDER is looking to change the community’s understanding of how a staffing company operates. Our purpose is to humanize the staffing process by connecting awesome people and providing them with the skills and tools they need to succeed in whichever job they find. We believe happy employees inspire commitment and community.

About Cinder‘s Client

Our client has been a pioneer in automotive research, design, and engineering for a century. Building on the rich history of their two iconic brands they are redefining modern luxury through innovative ideas, modern technologies, and new innovations.


What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Build, Commision and Maintain a set of Assisted and Automated Driving pre-production engineering assets, including vehicles, development HIL (hardware in the loop) (hardware in the loop) Rigs and vehicle compute devices.
  • Act as a key point of contact for product development teams, providing support by procuring, updating, and modifying engineering assets to support product development and engineering evaluation.
  • Co-ordinate with internal stakeholders globally for efficient and timely asset turnover and refresh to ensure up to date hardware and vehicles that meet forward-looking project requirements.
  • Support internal stakeholders, third party vendors, and other technical stakeholders in maintaining engineering assets off-site in the United States and Canada, acting as a key technical point of contact.
  • Installation and ongoing maintenance of measurement equipment including external sensors, logging units and recorders.
  • Utilization and documentation of structured problem-solving techniques in real time to ensure engineering assets are used with maximum efficiency, minimizing engineering downtime.
  • Support non-engineering use of facilities and workshop, including events, presentations, and other operations events, as necessary.
  • Maintain a clean, organized workshop area in compliance with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and corporate policies
  • Contribute to the creation and enforcement of vehicle booking and checkout policies, ensuring compliance, monitoring use, validating employee vehicle use authorization in conjunction with HR (Human Resources)
  • Manage and maintain records of asset maintenance, updates, and changes in accordance with corporate guidelines, utilizing internal tools to do so


  •  Technical expertise and experience of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) features, including sensors, compute, and actuators.
  • Extensive experience in vehicle logging using tools such as CANAlyzer and Wire Shark.
  • Hands On experience of building up ADAS development vehicles including radar, camera, lidar and GPS (Global Positioning System) against a set specification.
  • Experience of structured problem-solving skills such as Six Sigma.
  • Knowledge of ADAS Measurement equipment.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Requirements and practical experience of completing and using Risk Assessments.
  • Must be able to stand, sit and walk at for extended periods.
  • A Full Valid Driving License
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office competency to produce plans, presentations, graphs, and single points lessons.
  • Working knowledge of JIRA and Confluence is helpful.

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