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Staff Battery Data Scientist
Posted on 9/12/2022
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Data Science
  • Must have 6 or more years of industry experience in a data science or software engineering role or Masters/PhD. Level of role depends on experience and qualifications
  • Ideally 3-5 years' experience in battery domain, focusing on hardware and engineering
  • Minimum:
  • Experience working with data in Apache Spark, Python and SQL
  • Strong fundamentals in software engineering with Python
  • Understanding of statistical and machine learning concepts
  • Data visualization and communication best practices
  • Ideal:
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure such as AWS with Terraform/Docker
  • Programming in multiple languages, such as Golang/Scala/C/C++
  • Experience with battery prognostics and health management
  • Working knowledge of mathematical or advanced machine learning concepts
  • Experience with reinforcement learning
  • Build machine learning models to provide valuable estimations and predictions to the product and the user. Interface closely with the battery experts (modeling/electrochemical/mechanical/thermal/software) and engineers to define features & metrics from the domain knowledge
  • Work with vehicle telemetry data at scale to provide insight on the battery health, performance, and powertrain efficiency of Rivian products
  • Work with battery scientists to improve state of health estimation for batteries based on field data models
  • Develop statistical and machine learning models for predicting and forecasting field failures, cell chemistry variations, battery health degradation and how various driving behaviors affect battery performance for safety and drivability
  • Build scalable full stack infrastructure and data pipelines to aggregate telemetry and service data in order to monitor and predict failures in the field
  • Research and development of multivariate models for prognostics applications, predictive maintenance, and battery state of health estimation, battery health coaching
  • Run cloud-based data models to assist improving battery power and energy estimation based on current, voltage and temperature data points across various drive cycles and geographies
  • Work with embedded systems engineers to bring cloud-based data models to run on embedded systems

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team