Senior Data Engineer



Job Description

About Rivian

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 goal of the Rivian Enterprise Data Services team is to enable timely, effective and safe sharing of data to multiple engineering, operations and business teams at Rivian for building world class data products.


  • Architect and build data ingestion and processing pipelines to enable data analytics and data science use-cases in areas of digital commerce, service operations, charging, reliability, finance, capex, warranty, customer service and others.   

  • Build modular set of data services using Python, SQL, data build tool (dbt), Airflow, AWS services, and other tools 

  • Automate and schedule jobs using Managed Airflow  

  • Build the ODS and reporting schemas and load the data into AWS Redshift or Snowflake 

  • Design and build data quality management services with Apache Deequ and data observability tools like Splunk, DataDog , CloudWatch, Montecarlo 

  • Configure and setup the enterprise data lineage and meta data management and data catalog 

  • Assist the data scientist within the data engineering team as well as other software engineering teams with data cleansing, wrangling and feature engineering 

  • Ensure green builds for deployment and work with program management and senior leads to burn down planned deliverables in a sprint cycle 

  • Help us improve and scale our data operations. 

  • Provide the foundation for a data-driven culture by empowering other engineers and the Product team to ask questions about the dataset in an easy, reliable way.  


  • At least 5+ years building data and analytics platforms 

  • Must have:  

  • Python as a primary programming language. Experience with data frames (pandas, or Spark) 

  • SQL, writing DDLs, SQL, stored procedures 

  • SVN (e.g., git) 

  • cloud solutions (preferably AWS, but others are fine as well) 

  • Experience with orchestration tools (preferably Airflow) 

  • Experience with data warehouses and data lakes 

  • Experience with cloud technologies, such are: S3, ECS, EMR, lambdas, Glue 

  • Knowledge of automation and CICD best practices 

  • Nice to have experience: 

  • modern data tools like dbt (data build tool) 

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.


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

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 


Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 


Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


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