United States, California, Irvine, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-09

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Senior Front-End Software Engineer

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. 

We are seeking Sr. Front End Software Engineer(s) to develop to web applications using the latest JavaScript features, frameworks and tooling.  This is a great opportunity to work on solutions that will significantly impact Rivian business operations.


  • Experience with JavaScript/ES6, HTML5, CSS/SASS/LESS, React, or other JS frameworks
  • Experience working NodeJS, Webpack, GraphQL, Restful APIs, JSON, HTTP
  • Excellent understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Comfortable navigating development trade-offs including algorithms, data structures and 3rd party libraries.
  • Collaborate with UX/UI designers and backend engineers to build user friendly internal tools
  • Collaborate with product management to disambiguate and clarify requirements
  • Dedicated to unit, integration testing and code coverage
  • Mentor and assist junior developers and participate in code reviews



  • Design and develop web applications used by employees and supplies using React/GraphQL and/or REST APIs
  • Collaborate with the team to develop React-based UI components. Produce bullet proof code that is fault tolerant, efficient and maintainable.
  • Work closely with other development and cross-functional team members
  • Collaborate with product manager and business team to gather requirements and develop technical solutions.
  • Collaborate closely with UX/UI designers, product management team and senior engineers to build user-friendly, immersive, reactive applications
  • Consistently write high-quality testable code and provide constructive feedback while performing code reviews
  • 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.
  • Work in agile teams in a collaborative manner

This is where you’ll work:

Department: Digital Technology

Location: Irvine or Los Angeles, CA


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.  


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