United States, Remote, United States

Posted on: 2022-11-11

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Staff Software Engineer - Manufacturing Systems

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:

The Manufacturing Systems team at Rivian exists to design, develop & maintain a suite of applications that comprise our manufacturing systems platform. Our team builds and operates the critical systems and tools for the end-to-end manufacturing experience from edge to cloud. The person best suited for this role will be able to drive frontend, backend, command line, and infrastructure 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
  • Own CI/CD pipelines for application and infrastructure projects to uphold quality requirements, and optimize SDLC
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for platform support and integration
  • Design, extend and review software architecture – be hands on and involved with every stage of the product development life cycle
  • Develop and instrument state of the art code – influence/establish the software development culture of the team


  • 8+ years of relevant professional experience, with 5+ years as a software engineer developing custom enterprise solutions or applications
  • Proficient and thrifty with most of the following languages & technologies: React, Vue, Go, Node.js, Rust, Python, Java, GraphQL, gRPC, Bash, Ansible, Terraform
  • Experience with the following supporting technologies/services: Ubuntu,x VMware, AWS, Splunk, Dynatrace, Prometheus, Grafana
  • Fluent with Docker, Kubernetes or other orchestration tools
  • Basic understanding of database technology (MSSQL, MongoDB, RDS)
  • Excellent understanding of caching, authentication, authorization, and privacy considerations
  • Unit testing and test-driven development experience
  • Systematic troubleshooting and root cause analysis experience
  • Knowledge of Agile Development of Accessible Software Tools
  • Bonus: Experience integrating with manufacturing software stack (e.g. MES, LIMS, SCADA etc.)



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.