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.
Senior Software Engineer, Connectivity (Order & Connectivity)
Rivian’s Digital Technology Team 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.
We are seeking Senior Software Engineers as technical leads for the core services of the digital technology platform. They will be responsible for building out the core services that power all of Rivian’s digital technology experiences.
This is what you’ll do:
- Build high quality, testable, and scalable backend systems including REST APIs, batch jobs, and system integration
- Partner closely with Product to understand requirements and articulate the broadly applicable solutions.
- Design, extend and review software architecture – be hands on and involved with every stage of the product development life cycle.
- Develop state of the art code – influence/establish the software development culture of the team.
- Establish standards and best practice for software engineering.
- Consistently write unit and integration tests for all code developed, ensuring high quality bar is maintained.
- Optimize and build CI/CD processes for improving developer productivity
This is what you’ll need:
- 5+ years of relevant industry experience, with 2+ years of building enterprise grade systems
- Experience in Java/Node.js
- Experience with various cellular, Wi-Fi technology components such as 4G/5G, Wi-Fi connectivity management, Wi-Fi hotspot is a plus
- Experience building IoT solutions that involve complex connectivity lifecycles, integrations with cell carriers/connectivity management platforms and eSIM provider is a plus
- Comfortable navigating trade-offs to bring the right data structure and algorithms to the problem
- Dedicated to unit, integration testing, and coverage
- Experience developing API’s with the care that they deserve – REST with OpenApi/Swagger
- Experience and familiarity with cloud native architecture, development, and deployment practices
- Experience building e-commerce and/or payments systems a plus
- Strong technical background in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technology field
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