Application Engineer in San Mateo, CA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Lear Corporation   •  

San Mateo, CA 94401

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

As a member of Lear's Innovation team, the General Technologist is a hybrid position focused on researching and evaluating new technologies for potential partnership/collaboration while staying engaged and active as a member of the development team.

Ideal candidates will have 5-10 years' product development experience.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with cross function team to evaluate partnership, investment, and M&A opportunities
  • Be the technical expert locally to meet with startups and weigh in on viability, value, and fit for Lear
  • Collaborate with Business Units across Lear to help implement innovation projects
  • Guide technical transition from innovation team to business units as needed
  • Translate deep technical concepts to non-technical colleagues and management

Background & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Previous involvement in start-up initiatives highly preferred
  • Demonstrable and robust portfolio of development work
  • Proficient in C and C++ programming
  • Fluency in Python frameworks and other scripting languages
  • Application development for embedded platforms
  • Ability to fluidly shift focus and priority as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness for travel, including international locations.

Job Location

San Mateo, California, United States

Position Type


  • Authorization Number

Valid Through: 2019-10-17