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. 

The Infotainment team is building an immersive in-vehicle digital experience through which our consumers not only interact with their vehicles but also connect with the outside world to enjoy hands-free entertainment and communications.

Come help build the Rivian In-Vehicle user experience, encompassing vehicle controls, navigation, media, charging, among many other live customer facing features. 

In the Vehicle Software team, you are primarily responsible for the design, implementation, testing and shipping of high-quality software for multiple programs. In this role you will: 

  • Fully own a part of the software stack for Rivian Infotainment applications 
  • Develop a high-performance engineering culture; engage and manage a team of application developers focused on building Rivian’s in-vehicle experience. 
  • Lead software architecture, design, and code reviews with cross-functional teams in an open and collaborative manner while following best software engineering practices 
  • Plan, create and maintain complex software schedules for multiple programs 
  • Create and execute work streams for Agile SW development teams based on program needs 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders in Hardware, Software, Test, and vendors in identifying dependencies and effectively remove bottlenecks 
  • Anticipate and identify risks, develop actionable mitigation strategies that sets up the team for success 
  • Provide leadership by reframing problems when the team is faced with ambiguity, obstacles/deadlocks and steer them towards solving prioritized problems 
  • Expertly manage stakeholder expectations for both technical and non-technical issues, when the team encounters challenging issues or obstacles 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Passionate about building solutions that help accelerate the world transition to sustainable transportation solutions 
  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related technical fields 
  • 3+ years’ experience managing software development teams of five or more people 
  • 3+ years of software development experience (Java or Kotlin preferred) 
  • Excellent critical thinking and experienced in managing trade-offs when defining solutions 
  • Strong technical knowledge of Android application design 
  • Proven technical leader who can take full ownership with proactive attitude 
  • Excellent communication, organization, and collaborative skills  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience leading small teams 3+ with a view to this growing as the organisation scales
  • Deep knowledge of several subsystems of Android OS


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.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 

Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 

Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

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