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OTA Test/Automation Engineer



Software Engineering
Belgrade, Serbia
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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

As an OTA Test Automation Engineer you will be responsible for executing regular regression testing to ensure the quality of over the air software updates, maintaining software test suites, maintaining test automation infrastructure, and working cross functionally with teams around the company to address problems uncovered during testing.

Over the Air Updates are situated centrally within all domains of vehicle software, so OTA Test Automation Engineers will have the opportunity to work with many software domains in the vehicle and in the cloud to support buildout of test infrastructure and resolution behavioral regressions.


  • Ensure the quality of software components contributing to OTA as well as quality of the end to end product of OTA through automated testing
  • Work with OTA systems and firmware engineers to convert requirements into automated test suites verifying behaviors within OTA
  • Build and maintain dashboards and other reporting schema to easily track and report progress and quality of automated testing
  • Build and maintain hardware and software test infrastructure to enable OTA regression testing across all product lines
  • Triage regressions encountered during testing and work with stakeholders to resolve regressions
  • Work with systems and firmware engineers on new feature and product bringup to ensure we have testing developed in parallel with core functions


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or another related field
  • Strong Python development background
  • Working familiarity with Javascript and C++
  • Experience with python test frameworks such as PyTest, Robot, Testify, etc..
  • Experience with using requirements tools such as DOORS, JAMA, Polarion, etc..
  • Experience working with contemporary web API architectures such as REST or GraphQL
  • Experience with building and maintaining HIL, SIL, or Integration test systems
  • Experience with requirements based test development
  • Self-motivated with the ability to dive right in, develop effective processes, and work to ensure OTA quality
  • Strong cross-functional experience with engineering, design and service/customer support

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 candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

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.