Software Engineering Manager - Camera Imaging Systems



Job Description

About Rivian

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

Are you a fearless thinker? Do you love the challenge of advancing widely accepted technologies and pushing the boundaries for the state of the art? At Rivian, we’re reimagining what mobility can be. Beyond redesigning the automobile, we’re rethinking the entire ecosystem. From excitement to sustainability, utility to comfort, we’re working to deliver joyful mobility experiences without the pain points of today.


A fast-paced environment, inspiring people and innovative technologies are the norm in Camera Team at Rivian.

As a leader in the team, you will manage a high-performing team of software engineers and lead teams for delivering software solutions towards the Camera roadmap across a range of Rivian vehicles.    


  • As the Engineering Manager, you'll be responsible for providing technical leadership and hands-on contribution to software development and engineering.
  • Lead a strong team of Software engineers, domain experts and QA camera engineers aligned with multiple programs and platforms.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across multiple software engineering, integration teams and algorithms teams.
  • Responsible for defining the Embedded Software architecture and design with consideration for tradeoffs required to deliver scalable end-to-end software stack across various compute engines.
  • Demonstrate strong delivery skills using Agile methodologies and working efficiently with cross-functional teams across various work groups.
  • Building a high-performing team that is engaged, cohesive, and responsive. Set clear objectives and challenge the team to aim for higher objectives.
  • Build a culture focused on speed and agility, avoiding silos and focusing outward on the customer.



  • Preferred a master’s degree in an Engineering field.
  • 8+ years of experience as a Software Engineer.
  • 2+ years of experience leading an Engineering team.
  • Experience maintaining a roadmap, estimating schedules, and writing software development and test plans.
  • Experience recruiting and leading extraordinary engineering teams spanning diverse technical focus.
  • Experience working with multiple compute engines and heterogeneous computing systems ( CPU / GPU / DSP / etc.).
  • Excellent proficiency in working with C or C++
  • Hands-on experience with at least one RTOS (QNX, ThreadX, FreeRtos etc) and Linux.
  • Hands-on experience working with Embedded Systems and Multimedia pipelines (Camera/Video/Audio/Graphics).
  • Experience with best-in-class Engineering practices, technical documentation, design/architecting, and code reviews.
  • Familiarity with Computer Vision is a plus.
  • Passion for Imaging/photography/CV is a plus (but not necessary).




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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