Director, Privacy and Security

Palo Alto, CA /
Software Engineering – Cloud /
Full Time
This Is What You’ll Do:
·       Define the Cloud Team’s privacy and security vision and strategy.
·       Guide and support the Cloud Team in working to best practices in privacy and security.
·       Lead a team of engineers to implement the Cloud Team’s privacy and security strategy, working closely with engineers in other parts of the Cloud Team and with the Rivian cyber-security team.
This Is What You’ll Need:
·       Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
·       5+ years managing a high-performance team.
·       Deep knowledge of cloud data privacy and security models.
·       Ability to advise on privacy, data protection and security, from both an operational and legal perspective, including GDPR and CCPA.
·       5+ years developing code in Python, Java, C/C++.
·       Experience using software development technologies, processes, and tools (i.e., Agile software development)
·       Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering; Master’s degree a plus.
Department:  Cloud
Location: Palo Alto
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.