Lead Full-Stack Software Engineer


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.

Role Summary

The PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) IT & Engineering Applications team’s mission is to ensure we meet our engineering, manufacturing and supply chain needs with the end customer in mind. We achieve that mission through building a suite of applications that integrate our platforms together. Building a vertically integrated company requires a vertically integrated software solution and our team tentacles out into every phase of the business, from Engineering and Supply Chain to Manufacturing as well as Prototype builds to Production ramps.


  • Build, test and release complex mission critical full-stack applications for internally and externally facing software
  • Design and implement frontend code and algorithms using ReactJS Typescript as well as backend code using AWS Services, NodeJS Lambdas, MongoDB NoSQL databases
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including QA testing, technical product management and UI/UX design teams to define application features
  • Use automation as an opportunity to reduce roadblocks and achieve deliverables
  • Ensure good software architecture practices are followed across the team; actively contribute to code and design reviews; perform unit testing to deliver high quality software


  • At least 5 years of professional experience as a full-stack software engineer developing custom solutions or applications
  • Bachelors in Engineering (Computer Science / Data Engineering / Data Science) or equivalent practical experience / experience
  • Proficiency in the following frontend languages & technologies: ReactJS, HTML, CSS, MaterialUI, Apollo Client, React Router, React Hooks, GraphQL
  • Proficiency in the following backend languages & technologies: Node.js, GraphQL, RESTful APIs, Apollo Studio
  • Proficiency in the following cloud technologies: AWS Services, Lambdas, EC2, S3, API Gateway, CloudWatch, CloudFormation
  • Solid understanding of database technology (DocumentDB, Atlas, MongoDB, Postgres, RDS)
  • Great understanding of caching, authentication, authorization, and privacy considerations
  • Unit testing and test-driven development experience
  • Systematic troubleshooting and root cause analysis experience
  • Knowledge of Agile Development of Accessible Software Tools
  • Excellent command in spoken and written English