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Firmware Integration Engineering Technician (Night Shift) - Rivian

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Job Title
Firmware Integration Engineering Technician (Night Shift)
Job Location
United States, Illinois, Normal
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. 

Rivian is looking for Firmware Integration Engineering Technicians to diagnose/repair our vehicles in Normal, IL.  As a Firmware Integration  Engineering Technician, you will have the opportunity to work hands on with the Rivian vehicles in one of the fastest growing industries in the country and make a true impact on growing the Electric Vehicle Industry.

This is what you’ll do:

  • Diagnose Challenging Issues – You will diagnose a wide variety of software related issues across all vehicle systems to determine root cause in a thorough and methodical manner.
  • Implement New Software Processes & Tests: You will help develop, execute, and train team members across manufacturing on software processes and testing.
  • Improve our Product – You will carefully document all findings and share across manufacturing and engineering teams to support the implementation of countermeasures as needed.
  • Collaborative Problem Solving– You will work closely and collaborate with all relevant Electrical, Manufacturing, and Software teams across the company to drive solutions.

We are hiring for all levels of Firmware Integration Engineering Technicians.  General requirements for the positions follow, but not all inclusive of all levels to technician. 

This is what you’ll need:

  • Technical/ vocational degree, or equivalent experience
  • 3 year diagnosing a wide variety of software issues on vehicles or comparable complexity systems
  • Experience in using software tools, electrical systems, CAN and LIN communication to review data and execute commands
  • Electric/hybrid vehicle experience preferred
  • Ability to thrive in fast paced and ambiguous environments
  • Strong collaborative attitude and team player that supports the firmware engineers with diagnosing issues, software rollouts and production support
  • Self-motivated and self-sufficient starter
  • Demonstrated strong creative thinking and problem-solving toolbox
  • Ability to support the production line during the day and on weekends

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for 8-12 hours per day.
  • Required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds.
  • Ability to perform all duties in a working environment that may contain dust, high noise levels, hot and cold weather.

This is where you’ll work:

Department: Electrical Hardware 

Location: Normal IL

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.  


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Rivian Headquarters Location

Irvine, CA

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Rivian Company Size

Between 10,000 - 20,000 employees

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Rivian Funding Rounds

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  • Private Equity

    $2,500,000,000 USD

  • Private Equity

    $2,650,000,000 USD

  • Private Equity

    $2,500,000,000 USD

  • Private Equity

    $1,300,000,000 USD

  • Corporate Round

    $350,000,000 USD

  • Corporate Round

    $500,000,000 USD

  • Corporate Round

    $700,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $200,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $1,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $250,000 USD

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