Cloud Software Infrastructure Engineer - AWS



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 Data Platform team is at the center of Rivian’s ‘data universe’, as well as at the center of all customer-facing business processes - collecting, processing and analyzing petabytes of data from our consumer and commercial fleet.

You will work on Rivian’s Data Platform team as an Infrastructure Engineer and be involved in building frameworks and systems that will be used to ingest high speed data, perform stream processing and streaming analytics, store for online and batch queries to derive insights from our connected vehicle fleets.


  • Build the core frameworks for messaging, stream processing, OLAP storage, visualization and data catalog
  • Build and manage operators on Kubernetes
  • Implement self-service observability solutions for service owners
  • Implement the necessary controls for data security
  • Build the necessary automation used to control highly scaled stateful services
  • Work with engineering teams to identify scope, constraints and dependencies
  • Identify risks and opportunities across the solution space
  • Collaborate with TPMs, other engineering teams, senior engineers, and leadership as required


  • Deep understanding of AWS service, Cloud infrastructure and code pipelines
  • Sound knowledge of designing and building infrastructure to support highly scalable & distributed multitenant systems
  • Deep experience with Kubernetes, Terraform, Cloud formation, or other modern infrastructure automation tools
  • Experience with AWS’s big data products (e.g. Lake Formation, Athena, Glu, Kinesis, S3) is a plus
  • Experience owning Apache Druid, Pinot, ClickHouse or similar OLAP systems
  • Understanding and experience with storage formats such as Parquet, Avro and/or Delta
  • Programming in Python, Java or Scala is a plus
  • Possible understanding of REST APIs and micro services
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes, EKS, ECS is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience

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.  


Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

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