Where: The Automotive Campus in Helmond, part of Brainport: the heart of Europe's innovation
Domain: Engineering and Testing
Experience: At least 6 years of automotive testing experience, and 3 years of owning the system
Degree: Master's degree
Working at Lightyear is a unique experience. You get the opportunity to work for a company with a pure and meaningful mission. A mission that will make a positive and lasting impact on future generations.
What will you do as an ADAS/AD Test Expert?
You will own the end to end system validation of all functions and systems related to ADAS/AD, driving decisions on test strategies with collaboration with our other teams built by some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. We're providing a community of innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact.
What are your tasks & responsibilities you ask? Have a look at the bullets below. This will hopefully give you an idea:
So what does a typical day look like?
While aware of the actual fact that the bullets above may be a bit staccato, we’d like to give you some insights on a random day as our ADAS/AD Test Expert:
The day starts with a standup with the LY2 (our next vehicle launch) vehicle testing team. What is the status and prio’s of the LY2 and what can I do to support progress of the team? In the morning you sit with our ADAS/AD Research Track engineers to discuss test plans and test cases for their new functionalities. You come to a common plan that is supported by all and that fits in the project timing. In the afternoon, it's time for a walk to brainstorm about requirements for the next vehicle project with some colleagues during a walk around the Automotive Campus.
The remaining hours of the day you will use for carrying out tests on the simulator and on the test mule for ADAS. However, during the testing things don't go as planned. So, what should you do? You get into action by giving a call to our integration & vehicle testing teams to find the root cause. Eventually, you accurately record the steps that are taken to cause and solve the problem. All of a sudden you realize you can call it a day! But before going home you have a drink with some new colleagues on the wooden benches outside our office.
What do we expect from an ADAS/AD Test Expert?
In order to succeed in the dynamic world of Lightyear pro-activity, professionalism, communication and adaptability are crucial. We are looking for people with an ambitious attitude who learn from the past (tried and tested) and who strive to set new standards when needed. You can work within the team or independently and you plan your budget and time well. You are flexible and can work under pressure.
Furthermore we are looking for someone with:
What can you expect from Lightyear?
In addition to a challenging role we also offer:
Lightyear is an innovative and progressive scale-up with one mission: clean mobility for everyone, everywhere.
Lightyear originates from the legacy as a multiple world championship of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge® Cruiser Class. Officially established in 2016 by 5 visionaries with the dream to make this groundbreaking technology accessible to everyone, everywhere. In order to accelerate the transition towards a truly sustainable solution for mobility, we believe that it is necessary to completely rethink automotive design by starting from scratch, not limited by industry conventions.
At Lightyear, we all strive for the same goal. We have a team with diverse skill sets and backgrounds; all working tirelessly towards clean mobility for everyone, everywhere. We’re proud of our culture and live up to our core values: think independently, be bold, deliver the change, put people first, and take responsibility. Our shared vision is what unites and drives us.
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Bridgestone World Solar Challenge
2013 - 2015 - 2017
For Best Technology Achievement, beating Apple, SpaceX and Blockchain
Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge
CES Climate Change Innovator Award
At t CES in Las Vegas, Lightyear wins a Climate Change Innovator Award for the huge potential to reduce the emission of CO2.
Automotive Innovation Award
Lightyear won the Challenging Concepts and the People's Price.