Software Development Engineer in Test, Connectivity
at Rivian Automotive
United States, California, Palo Alto
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.
As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.
We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.
This is what you will do:
As a Software Development Engineer in Test for the Connectivity team at Rivian, you will work alongside software developers to create unit and integration tests and validate completed features. You will be the champion to develop and execute automated and manual tests for WiFi, cellular, Ethernet and GPS domains. You will also establish white-box, reliability, performance, security and regression testing.
Besides test development, the SDET-Connectivity will also:
Setup and maintain test environment and framework for the team in collaboration with DevOps, development, and integration teams
Perform feature design and implementation
Actively participate in design review and technical discussions
Lead discussions to test, bug fix, and optimize test solutions
Support sprint planning and retrospectives
Occasionally, the SDET-Connectivity will also support the integration of tools and processes during manufacturing activities, system integration events, and vehicle development activities.
This is what you will need:
A degree in either Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering
5+ years of experience in embedded systems, software engineering or wireless systems
A thorough understanding of the OSI model, network protocols, and expertise with test tools such as Wireshark and nmap
5+ years of experience with embedded systems and Linux software development using C/C++
5+ years of experience with build, deployment, and test tools such as Jenkins, Artifactory and Docker
Proficient with scripting languages including Python and/or Shell
Experienced in database access using REST API
Ability to take large concepts, decompose into realizable deliverables and work with team members to distribute tasks and execute individual responsibilities with minimal guidanceAbility to thrive under pressure and time constraints, apply creative and critically thinking to deliver exceptional results
Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.