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HIL Product Application Engineer

Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition

Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

About Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition is a Tier 1 vehicle software supplier that accelerates the adoption of safe and intelligent machines worldwide. Founded in 2017, Applied Intuition delivers the definitive ADAS/AD toolchain and a world-class vehicle platform to help customers shorten time to market, build industry-leading products, and create next-generation consumer experiences. 18 of the top 20 global automakers trust Applied Intuition’s solutions to drive the production of modern vehicles. Applied Intuition serves the automotive, trucking, construction, mining, agriculture, and defense industries and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI, Washington, D.C., Munich, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo. Learn more at

Please note that we are an in-office company, which means the expectation is that you would come in to your Applied Intuition office 5 days a week.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced HIL Applications engineer to join our team to help develop, integrate and deploy real-time Hardware-In-the-Loop simulation solutions. At Applied, we encourage all engineers to take ownership over technical and product decisions, closely interact with users to collect feedback, and contribute to a thoughtful, dynamic team culture.

At Applied Intuition, you will:

  • Integrate, test, deploy and maintain HIL solutions that involve third-party HIL hardware providers.
  • Work with HIL and XIL teams from our customers to understand their HIL use cases and requirements.
  • Design, build, and integrate Applied’s simulators with HIL hardware and software to solve for our customers’ HIL use cases.
  • Drive execution for HIL software projects to ensure on-schedule delivery of complex automated driving HIL use cases.
  • Ensure customer success for HIL integrations at our customer’s locations.

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Has 3+ years experience working on HIL projects for OEMs and/or AV companies (ideally using dSPACE or NI hardware)
  • Has experience using ConfigurationDesk/ControlDesk/AutomationDesk tools from dSpace and/or Veristand/TestStand from NI.
  • Has 3+ years of experience using Simulink/IPG/ASM/CarSim tools for modeling plants for automotive HIL systems.
  • Has hands-on experience working with related industry tools and standards, such as AUTOSAR, restbus simulation, and automotive interfaces including CAN, LIN, Automotive Ethernet, and BroadR-Reach.

Nice to have:

  • Strong knowledge of ADAS and AV development.
  • Expertise in verification and validation methodologies, ideally as applied to ADAS and AV feature development.
  • Working knowledge of common robotics middlewares such as ROS, DDS.
  • Hands-on experience working with FPGAs in a HIL context.

The salary range for this position is $86,000 - $126,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Company's compensation practices.

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal and state law. Applicants should be aware that for external-facing roles that involve close contact with Company employees or other third parties on the Company's premises, accommodations that involve remaining unvaccinated against COVID-19 may not be deemed reasonable. The Company will engage in the interactive process on an individualized basis taking into account the particular position.

Applied Intuition is an equal opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor. Consequently, the parties agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and that these laws are incorporated herein by reference. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. These regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The parties also agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of Executive Order 13496 (29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A), relating to the notice of employee rights under federal labor laws.