Sr. Software Engineer, Infotainment Platform

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Role Summary:
The Infotainment team is at the core reimagining what mobility can be. They are responsible for building the ecosystem that delivers a beautiful and intuitive in-vehicle experience to Rivian drivers and passengers.
As a member of the team, you will be working with business partners, software development engineers, testers and UI/UX designers to design, implement, test, launch, document, and maintain complex software applications, tools, and systems. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define how our in-cabin systems communicate and capture the customer journey. We are at the center of the infotainment experience. You will learn a variety of cutting-edge technologies, development processes, and develop well-rounded skills in leadership and design.

  • Own and develop core software components and services that power our infotainment system, from requirement analysis, to design, implementation, quality assurance, deployment, and continued improvement.
  • Innovate and experiment with new designs and processes to make our software more robust, secure, and scalable
  • Work with cross-functional hardware and software teams to explore and define our next-generation infotainment experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related technical fields (Master’s degree preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in developing system-level software on mobile or embedded systems (Linux or Android-based systems preferred)
  • Proficient in modern C and/or C++ programming and familiar with Python and/or POSIX shell scripting; experience with Rust programming is a plus
  • Familiar with modern SoC architectures, operating system fundamentals, hardware/software interfaces and abstractions, and virtualization technologies
  • Self-motivated learner and problem solver with experience in managing trade-offs when defining solutions
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills
Company Statements:

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.

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