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United States, California, Palo Alto
Senior Engineering Manager, Embedded Software, Self-Driving

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, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.


  • Lead and grow the Embedded Software team in Self-Driving group
  • Work on Autonomy software stack (low-level, middleware and application layer software)
  • Ensure teams deliver high quality production code that is safe, well architected, fast, reliable, and testable
  • Work with your team, Technical Project Managers and external stakeholders to build, prioritize and execute against an engineering roadmap
  • Conduct performance reviews, identify top performers, and support their growth into Technical Leadership
  • Be a hands-on lead. Working on RTOS, device drivers and AUTOSAR platforms



  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years’ experience managing teams who have shipped and support production systems
  • 10+ years’ experience as a software engineer delivering results within large-scale, safety-critical project environments
  • Experience with RTOS and AUTOSAR communication stacks
  • Experience in automotive
  • Working knowledge of automotive communication protocols (CAN, Flexray, Ethernet)
  • Test automation tool selection and execution experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment
  • Good team player with great communication skills
  • Passionately motivated to take ideas from development validation to a verified product
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Hands-on approach: Proactively identifies and fills in gaps where needed.


Equal Opportunity

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.


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