Software Architect, Connectivity

Palo Alto, CA /
Software Engineering – Software Development /
Rivian’s Connectivity team is responsible for connecting our products to web, cloud and personal devices. The team consists of software and systems engineers with backgrounds in Bluetooth, LTE, GPS, Wi-Fi, M2M, Linux and Android. We all left the comforts of big companies inspired to make sustainable transportation exciting.

As a growing team, we are looking to add an experienced Software Architect to support multiple product lines.

As a hands-on Software Architect you are responsible for:
·       Definition and architecture of full software stack for connectivity and telematics systems
·       Providing technical leadership and influencing BSP, middleware and application software teams in building a reliable and scalable software stack
·       Characterize, profile and optimize system software for functionality, power, resources and security
·       Developing software for critical components
·       Collaborate with cross-functional teams like system architecture, hardware, BSP, security, cloud and vehicle engineering in developing robust end to end solutions 
 
Required skills/experience:
·       BS/MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 10+ years of experience in Wireless or electronics industry
·       7+ years in SW development roles for embedded systems; with 5 or more years in one of the areas - BSP, Middleware, networking and Linux based embedded systems
·       Experience in developing cloud interfaces and web-services for M2M applications
·       Solid working knowledge in one or more wireless technologies like Wi-Fi or LTE
·       Strong analytical skills, excellent communications skills and take ownership to deliver results
 
Preferred Qualifications:
·       Prior experience with power management, board diagnostics, fault management or failure modes
·       Experience with RF, communications and device to cloud protocols
·       Thrives in fast-paced agile environment
·       Strong knowledge of SW engineering processes for mission-critical applications
·       Broad understanding of multiple domains involved in electronics and communication devices


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 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.