Staff Embedded Engineer
Posted on 3/20/2023
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field
  • 6+ experience on embedded platforms using C programming
  • Familiarity with applied cryptography as used in secure boot, secure communication (mTLS), OTA firmware updating, and diagnostics
  • Expert-level knowledge of any of the following: firmware security and hardening, embedded Linux security and hardening, Linux Kernel/Driver/DTB/BSP, Firewall, SELinux, Trustzone/TEE, HSM/TPM
  • In-depth experience working with NXP, Infineon, Qualcomm, ST, TI, and Renesas (among others) SoCs (system on chip) and MCUs (microcontrollers)
  • Ability to quickly digest and understand ECU security policies and their correct implementation
  • Support in-house as well as ECU (Electronic Control Unit) supplier's developers in implementing our security policies
  • Help drive specification and implementation of vehicle-wide OTA (Over the Air) update process
  • Assist with implementation of in-vehicle key server and PKI initiatives
  • Mitigate vulnerabilities found or reported by internal and external parties by aligning with company's goals and objectives
  • Implement cybersecurity protection to comply with regulations and industry standards

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 Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team