Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Sr. Software Engineer, Front End



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

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

The Quality Management Software team at Rivian exists to design, develop & maintain a suite of applications that enable product quality throughout its lifecycle. Our team builds and operates the critical systems and tools for the end-to-end quality experience from edge to cloud that integrate across multiple verticals (manufacturing, service, etc). The person best suited for this role will be able to drive frontend development from concept to completion.


  • Bring your skills to an existing team of talented engineers within Rivian's Manufacturing Systems organization and maintain a modern approach to our development and build processes

  • Build, test, integrate and release complex mission critical applications serving all phases of the manufacturing process

  • Collaborate with UX designers and product managers to propose user-friendly, immersive, and reactive applications

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for platform support and integration

  • Develop, share and enhance best practices for the full software development life cycle including coding

    standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Develop and instrument state of the art code – influence/establish the software development culture of the team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience, with 3+ years as a software engineer developing custom enterprise solutions or applications

  • Proficient and thrifty with many of the following: Node.js, Typescript, GraphQL, React, React Native, Tauri

  • Experience with some of the following supporting technologies/services: Datadog, Prometheus, Grafana, Jaeger

  • Experience with edge and event based architectures

  • Experience with Agile and Scrum in the software development life cycle.

  • Experience with unit testing and test-driven development

  • Excellent understanding of caching, authentication, authorization, and privacy considerations

  • Experience with systematic troubleshooting and root cause analysis

  • Experience with web services / RESTful APIs

  • Bonus: Experience integrating with manufacturing software stack (e.g. MES, LIMS, SCADA etc.)

Pay Disclosure

Salary Range for California Based Applicants: $135,100 - $168,900 (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).

Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.

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.