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Senior Software Engineer, Frontend (Transaction to Delivery)

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 SummaryAt Rivian, we're reimagining what mobility can be. Beyond redesigning the automobile, we're rethinking the entire ecosystem. From excitement to sustainability, utility to comfort, we're working to deliver joyful mobility experiences without the pain points of today.Our diverse team shares an innate curiosity for the world, a willingness to see things differently, and a passion for getting things done. We never stand still in our pursuit of progress, and we're looking for the best and brightest talent to accelerate our vision toward future mobility.Rivian's Digital Technology 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 a Senior Software Engineerwho will be developing large scale client-side applications using the latest JavaScript features, frameworks and tooling. She/He will be building from the ground up with an obsession towards making these experiences memorable for the customers. This is an exciting opportunity to join a high performing team early on and help lay the technical foundation for our digital commerce platform.This is what you'll do:Create client-side applications along the customer journey that range from managing financial transactions to scheduling vehicle deliveriesCollaborate with UX/UI designers and product designers to build user-friendly, immersive, reactive applicationsDevelop state of the art code with a keen eye on profiling, browser memory usage, load time of the appsConsistently write useful tests for all code developed, ensuring a high-quality bar is maintainedThis is what you'll need:4+ years of relevant industry experience, with 2 years of building large scale enterprise grade systemsExperience building distributed systems at scale which can handle millions of transactions/secondExcellent JavaScript/ES6, React or other JS framework experienceExcellent HTML5, SASS/LESS, Restful APIs, JSON, HTTP experienceExperience working with AWS or GCP, and CDNsGreat understanding of SEO & Web accessibility principlesGreat understanding of caching, security and privacy principlesGood understanding of CI/CD principlesExcellent understanding of cross-browser cross-platform compatibility issues as well as the ability to debugExperience with Node, Webpack, GraphQL a plusExperience with Serverless Architectures a plusMeticulous around visibility of the systems you build - metrics, centralized logging, tracingDedicated to unit, integration testing and coverage - comfortable using tools of the trade on profiling, source controlAbility to clearly communicate thoughts and ideas by rapid prototypingData driven mindset with strong attention to detail, and ability to A/B test scenariosExperience with Agile Development, SCRUM or a similar software development life cycle processComfortable navigating trade-offs to bring the right data structure and algorithms to the problemStrong technical background in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technology field preferredThis is where you'll work:Department: Digital TechnologyLocation: Palo Alto#LI-ND1Equal OpportunityRivian 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.Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at accessibility@rivian.com.PrivacyWe take your privacy seriously. For details please see our Candidate Privacy Notice.Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Palo Alto , Senior Software Engineer, Frontend (Transaction to Delivery), IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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