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.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of software engineers setting high-standards for fault-tolerant systems design
  • Architect and implement company-wide software solutions aimed at high-performance and extensibility
  • Guide and mentor team members to innovate and take on ambitious, ambiguous, and massively distributed computing challenges
  • Foster a collaborative cross-discipline approach to arrive at the best solutions
  • Make pragmatic data-driven decisions, clearly articulate logical reasoning, and lead a passionate engineering team
  • Dissect and reimplement manufacturing device communication protocols to achieve new integrations
  • Make and commit to critical deliverables
  • Ingest and rapidly become an expert in new technologies, standards, and protocols.
  • Demonstrate front-line leadership with an emphasis on excellence and quality in everything performed. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science, Information Systems, or similar industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience designing, implementing, and evolving high-performance distributed solutions
  • Expert understanding of distributed data systems and trade-offs; SQL, NoSQL, Messaging Queue. Kafka a plus
  • Expert understanding of CI/CD pipeline, Git, and development workflow
  • Professional experience with UNIX, Go, C/C++, Python. Erlang/Elixir a plus
  • Professional experience with Web communications standards; HTTP, WebSockets, GRPC, TLS
  • Professional experience with Containers, Kubernetes, Edge Computing, and cloud platforms
  • Good knowledge of modern Front-End development; React, Javascript, Typescript

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Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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