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. 

Role Summary

The Infotainment/Camera Imaging and Computer Vision team delivers imaging technology and features underlying Rivian’s adventure user experiences and services.  This multi-disciplinary team brings expertise in cameras, algorithms, performance software on state-of-the art compute platforms, and validation to the actual product.  As a Senior Camera Algorithm engineer you will research and develop multi-camera image processing algorithms and collaborate with other domain experts to bring our innovations from concept to product


  • Design, develop and optimize computer vision algorithms or deep learning models in the areas of object detection, object tracking, depth estimation, segmentation, action recognition
  • Research, design and drive algorithm development for novel computer vision, deep learning, and AR based video and live view user experiences.
  • Collaborate with data scientists and test engineers to effectively evaluate the performance of algorithms/neural networks.
  • Collaborate with other computer vision engineers in understanding and sharing of technology roadmaps, portfolios, and intellectual property.


  • 5+ years algorithm development experience in one or more areas of computer vision, image/video, deep learning.
  • Experience programming in C++, Python, or related languages.
  • Solid understanding of machine learning, deep learning, and neural network architectures.
  • Proficiency in using computer vision and deep learning toolkits.
  • Passionately motivated to take ideas from R&D phase to a product
  • Good written communication and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Python and C++.
  • Experience with TensorFlow or PyTorch.
  • Hands-on experience working in computer vison using models and methods such as CNN, Transformer, GAN, etc.
  • Experience in visual inertial sensor fusion including IMU, GNSS, camera, etc.
  • Experience in network architecture design, multitask learning, domain adaptation.
  • Experience in image and video processing, object detection, segmentation, object tracking, action recognition, depth estimation, multi-view geometry, AR/VR.
  • Experience in automotive electronics and/or consumer electronics.
  • Experience defining organizational research and development practices in an industry setting.
  • Strong ability in problem solving and driving for results.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by grants, fellowships, patents, as well as first-authored publications at leading workshops or conferences such as CVPR, ECCV/ICCV, SIGGRAPH, ICLR, or similar.

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.

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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. 

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