Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack (Order Squad) @ Rivian Automotive - Palo Alto, CA

Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack (Order Squad)

at Rivian Automotive
United States, California, 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, 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.

Rivian’s Digital Commerce Team is responsible for the end-to-end implementation of the digital experience outside the vehicle (e.g. vehicle configurator, payment gateway, vehicle delivery management, service scheduling) across web, mobile app and in-store. To that end, we are developing a world-class commerce platform that will make learning about and purchasing electric adventure vehicles intuitive, seamless and fun. We are seeking Full Stack Staff Engineers who will be developing large scale client-side applications using the latest JavaScript features, frameworks and tooling. You will be building from the ground up with an obsession towards making these experiences memorable for the customers.

This is what you’ll do:
  • Create client-side applications along the customer journey that range from buying swag from store, configuring their vehicles to scheduling their service
  • Collaborate with UX/UI designers and product designers to build user-friendly, immersive, reactive applications
  • Develop state of the art code with a keen eye on profiling , browser memory usage, load time of the apps
  • Consistently write useful tests for all code developed, ensuring a high quality bar is maintained
This is what you’ll need:
  • 4+ years of relevant industry experience, with experience building large scale enterprise grade systems
  • Experience building distributed systems at scale which can handle millions of transactions/second
  • Great understanding of SEO principles
  • Excellent understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues as well as the ability to debug
  • Comfortable navigating trade-offs to bring the right data structure and algorithms to the problem
  • Meticulous around visibility of the systems you build – metrics, centralized logging, tracing
  • Dedicated to unit, integration testing and coverage – comfortable using tools of the trade on profiling, source control

This is where you’ll work:
Department: Digital Commerce
Location: Palo Alto

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Equal Opportunity

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