Software Engineer All Levels, Full Stack (Commercial Growth)
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.
Rivian’s Digital TechnologyTeam is responsible for the end-to-end implementation of the digital experience outside the vehicle (e.g. vehicle configurator, payment gateway, vehicle delivery management, service scheduling) across web, mobile app and in-store. To that end, we are developing a world-class commerce platform that will make learning about and purchasing electric adventure vehicles intuitive, seamless and fun.
This is what you’ll do:
Create client-side applications along the the customer journey that range from buying swag from store, configuring their vehicles to scheduling their service
Collaborate with UX/UI designers and product designers to build user-friendly, immersive, reactive applications
Develop state of the art code with a keen eye on profiling , browser memory usage, load time of the apps
Consistently write useful tests for all code developed, ensuring a high quality bar is maintained
This is what you’ll need:
3 to 15+ years of relevant industry experience
Experience building distributed systems at scale which can handle millions of transactions/second
HTML5, CSS/SASS, Restful APIs, JSON, HTTP
Great understanding of SEO principles
Excellent understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues as well as the ability to debug
Comfortable navigating trade-offs to bring the right data structure and algorithms to the problem
Meticulous around visibility of the systems you build – metrics, centralized logging, tracing
Dedicated to unit, integration testing and coverage – comfortable using tools of the trade on profiling, source control
Strong technical background in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technology field
This is where you’ll work:
Department: Digital Technology
Location: Palo Alto
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.