Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia

Posted on: 2022-09-20

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Deep Learning Manager, Data Engineering

About the company:

Doing something different is never easy. It requires courage, optimism and grit. Core to our mission is building a team of adventurous individuals determined to make a positive impact on the world. This means challenging ourselves constantly. Stretching beyond the bounds of conventional thinking. Reframing old problems. Seeking new solutions. And operating comfortably in a space of uncertainty. While our backgrounds are diverse, our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. Do you like doing the impossible? We’d love to hear from you.

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

As a Deep Learning Manager (Data Engineering), you will work with a team of deep learning s/w and data engineers who develop advanced algorithms that will directly impact safety and self-driving features for Rivian vehicles. The Deep Learning team is responsible to develop models for a wide range of algorithms including 2D and 3D object detection, scene classification and free space estimation on various sensors placed around the vehicle.  



  • You will be responsible to set the technical direction for the team and ensure successful implementation of algorithms on Rivian vehicle programs
  • Work closely with cross-functional stakeholders in deep learning, data labelling, cloud, data engineer teams to ensure coordinated development to align on priorities and milestones for successful integration.
  • Stay informed on the latest developments in research and software toolchain development in industry to set future direction that will impact self-driving features on our next-gen products.
  • Define key metrics/KPIs and monitor implementation to ensure we meet our goals
  • Build a team of diverse high performing individuals, provide mentorship to the team with technical guidance and career growth opportunities as well as coach members to ensure they accomplish their career’s best work at Rivian.



  • S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical, Robotics, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years of combined experience as a deep learning engineer and Manager.
  • 1+ years of experience as Manager.
  • Detection and classification of objects, signs, pedestrians etc
  • Semantic/panoptic segmentation
  • Experience with defining annotation work-flow and quality control
  • Data mining tools from vehicle sensor logs at scale
  • Experience with frameworks such as Pytorch, TensorFlow, ONNX, MxNet, CUDA.
  • Ability to maintain execution of long-term strategic goals for team while balancing near-term execution on multiple projects across different vehicle programs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment
  • Good team player with great communication skills
  • Passionately motivated to take ideas from R&D phase to a product
  • Proven track record in hiring and building a team of high performing engineers
  • Experience leading projects with strict timelines and launching products
  • Experience in productizing deep learning applications in automotive domain
  • Software development for safety critical systems (ISO 26262)

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 [email protected].

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.  


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