Software Engineer, Navigation

Recruiter
Tesla
Location
Palo Alto, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Nov 2018
Ref
69681
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role:

Tesla is working hard to create the world's best in-car navigation experience, and we're looking for motivated software engineers that are up to the challenge.

The ideal candidate is self-driven, has experience developing high-performance applications and motivated by complex algorithmic problems. Our engineers must bring a principled, data-driven methodology to software development with a passion for improving quality of Tesla products. Flexibility is paramount, as the engineer must learn a wide array of technologies to improve customer experience ranging from route quality and ETA prediction all the way to self-driving capabilities.

Responsibilities:
  • Rapidly prototype in-car customer experiences.
  • Design, code, and debug software on Linux-based embedded platforms and Linux servers.
  • Design and implement client-server protocols.
  • Diagnose and fix performance issues related to memory/disk footprint, CPU/GPU usage, and network bandwidth.
  • Work with a cross-functional team of hardware engineers, application/UI software engineers, QA/Validation, and designers.


Requirements:
  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
  • Proficient in C and C++.
  • Experience writing and shipping customer-facing code.
  • High standards for code quality, maintainability, and performance.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies in any area of the stack: Routing/Guidance Algorithms, UI, Rendering, Embedded Systems, Server Infrastructure.


Nice to have:
  • Research or development experience in shortest path algorithms is a plus.
  • Experience with GIS data is a plus.
  • Experience with Python, Shell, Go, Spark / Hadoop is a plus.

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