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 Wireless Systems Engineer, Wi-Fi
THIS IS WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Define System-level requirements, interface specifications and architecture
Engage with module and chipset vendors to evaluate various solutions
Write system level requirements that can be traced to hardware and software components keeping
security and diagnostic needs in mind
Design and integrate WLAN with various sub-system components to realize final system
Characterize end to end system performance, multi-radio coexistence scenarios and define key
Support system testing and regulatory compliance like FCC and WIFI Alliance
Support manufacturing team with calibration, assembly and end-of-line testing of Rivian's WLAN
sub-system and components
Monitor automotive, telecommunications and information technology industry-related regulatory
and technology developments
Conceptualize new features and develop system requirements for Rivian's products and services
THIS IS WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
5+ years of experience working on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies
Very good understanding of IEEE 802.11 a, g, b, ac, ax PHY & MAC layer specification
Experience in characterizing and improving WLAN performance at application level is a plus
Ability to build lab setups and simulate different system conditions and diagnosing co-existence
Wireless consumer electronic device experience
Good programming skills with C/C++ and Python
Ability to travel both domestically as required
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.