Staff iOS Mobile App Developer

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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. 

Role Summary

Rivian is taking the charging experience to the next level by expanding electric mobility beyond early adopters. We are seeking Staff Mobile Application developers who desire the freedom to create elegant mobile apps from a blank canvas. You are not just passionate about making EV mainstream, but you have an urge to make experiences better. When you use a mobile app you always find 10 ways to improve it as a habit. You enjoy learning what makes things tick and enjoy working cross functionally with product, UX and engineering.

This is a unique opportunity to work in a team that can coordinate the charging experience over in-car, mobile, at the charger and the web. tells how our first chapter of the story goes. Join us and write the book!


- Design and develop Rivian mobile applications and their associated SDK for mobile devices on Apple’s iOS or Google Android

- Develop sample and demo applications making use of our technology

- Collaborate with the and product and the design teams to define app features.

- Ensure quality and performance of applications to specifications.

- Identify potential problems and resolve application bottlenecks.

- Fix application bugs before final release.

- Publish application on App Store.

- Develop or supervise development of shared components in ReactNative

- Maintain the code and atomization of the application.

- Design and implement application updates.

- Mentor more junior app developers.

- Grow your skills with continual learning, workshops, conferences and talks


- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent experience

- Proven iOS/Android App development experience with 5+ years experience

- Proficient in Swift or Kotlin.

- Familiarity with near field radio: BLE, NFC, UWB

- Knowledge of networking and API interaction using one or all of : REST, GraphQL , GRPC

- Excellent coding and proofreading skills.

- Top-notch teamwork and communication skills.

- Ability to manage your workload with minimal supervision.

- Familiarity with near field radio: BLE, NFC, UWB

- Knowledge of mobile design principles and application interface guidelines.

- Familiarity with the best in class Software development practices.

- Proficient in code versioning tools including Git, Bitbucket and others.

- Familiarity with push notifications, APIs and cloud messaging.

- Familiarity with Map based/POI/Geo applications

- Experience with product metrics, analytics, feature flags and A/B testing.

- Experience with continuous integration.

- Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to collaboratively work with and influence cross-functional

- Passionate about electric vehicles and hands on experience is a plus!


Department: Digital Technologies

Location:  Palo Alto, Vancouver

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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