Bluetooth Software Engineer

Palo Alto, CA /
Software Engineering – Software Development /
As a Senior Bluetooth Software Engineer in Connectivity team, you will:
·       Design and develop Bluetooth connectivity solutions for Rivian specific applications
·       Collaborate with vendors for customizing firmware to meet performance requirements
·       Design and Implement complex state machines for handoff scenarios
·      Develop object-oriented designs, abstraction layers, middleware and system services for embedded Linux and Android
·       Define and implement effective strategies for functionality, power and connection management
·       Develop drivers and firmware update utilities as necessary
·       Actively participate in code and design reviews; perform unit testing to deliver high quality software
·       Debug pairing, handoff and coexistence issues and develop intelligent solutions that greatly enhances user experience
Required skills:
·       BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical, Computer engineering with 7+ years of software development experience
·       Strong C/C++ programming skills and object-oriented designs
·       Strong first principles thinking along with excellent analytical, debugging and problem solving skills
·       5+ years of hands on experience with Bluetooth classic, low energy and mesh protocols
·       Expert level understanding of inner workings of Bluetooth stack, protocols and security
·       Extensive experience developing POSIX systems, PCIE, USB, UART, GPIO, or I2C drivers and related firmware
·       Prior experience handling chipset vendors, Qualcomm, Cypress, Broadcom or TI in debugging complex technical issues
·       Solid understanding of ARM processors, toolchains and internals of Linux and Android
·       Good knowledge of upcoming BT SIG standards and interoperability issues with iOS and Android ecosystem
Preferred skills
·       Prior experience developing and shipping software solutions for Bluetooth based products
·       Prior experience building innovative applications using Bluetooth
·       Extensive knowledge with coexistence issues with Cellular, Wi-Fi and  Bluetooth
·       Prior experience with firmware updates and device management
·       Knowledgeable about NFC standards and solutions to enhance the pairing experience and security
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 operate development centers in Plymouth, MI, Irvine CA and San Jose, CA, and Surrey, England, as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.

Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.