Staff DevOps Engineer

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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. 

This is what you’ll do:

  • Solution and build enterprise-grade Cloud infrastructure for business needs, primarily with AWS products
  • Lead development of Cloud standards and best practices for high availability & reliability business needs
  • Use CloudFormation and Terraform to automate AWS tasks and deployments
  • Direct, handle and resolve support tickets related to business requirements in AWS
  • Work with vendors to design HA deployments of off-the-shelf software on AWS
  • Develop Python functions deployed in AWS Lambda with AWS SAM
  • Mentor, coach and assist development teams with AWS solutions, best practices and documentation
  • Provision AWS networking, VPCs and VPN connections using Service Catalog
  • Build fully automated CI/CD processes using Gitflow and CodePipeline
  • Management of Windows Server, Amazon Linux 2, Ubuntu, CentOS, and RHEL systems
  • Being organized, self-driven, capable and willing to resolve issues from L1-L3 as needed
  • Be part of an on-call rotation to support production systems
  • Develop positive relationships with the business and other functions involved in downstream technical solutions and processes
  • Be a creative and dynamic cross-functional technical leader with the endurance for a fast-paced start-up environment


This is what you’ll need:

  • 6+ years experience utilizing AWS which must include CloudFormation, Lambda, EC2, RDS, ECS, EKS, Lambda, DynamoDB, S3, SNS, SQS, and Route53. Control Tower, Transit Gateway, AWS Organizations desired.
  • 6+ years experience using Python and Git with agile and git-flow principles
  • 3+ years of software architecture experience
  • Strong understanding of networking, DNS, HTTP and Restful services
  • Linux administration skills.

We would prefer one or more of the following:

  • AWS Professional and Specialty Certifications
  • AWS serverless application development experience using Lambda, API Gateway, and Amplify
  • AWS data pipeline experience using S3, Athena, Glue, Kinesis, Redshift, Map Reduce, and Lake Formation
  • AWS account governance experience using Organizations, Service Catalog and Control Tower
  • AWS IoT experience
  • DB administration experience including both relational schema design and non-relation architectures along with SQL optimization
  • Windows Server administration and PowerShell scripting experience
  • AWS Security experience using SecurityHub, GuardDuty, Inspector, and Macie

This is where you’ll work:

Department: IT Infrastructure and Enterprise Applications

Location: Palo Alto, CA or Irvine, CA

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 [email protected]


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More Information on Rivian
Rivian operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Plymouth, MI, Normal , IL, Wittman , AZ, Irvine, CA, Carson, CA, San Jose, CA and Palo Alto, CA. Rivian was founded in 2009. It has 4300 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 550 open jobs at Rivian, click here.
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