Driving Assistant Research Software Engineer

Confidential Company  •  San Mateo, CA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Automotive

$100K - $130K
Posted on 10/25/17 by Rachel Barath
Confidential Company
San Mateo, CA
Less than 5 years experience
$100K - $130K
Posted on 10/25/17 Rachel Barath

Driving Assistant Research Software Engineer


Who is our client?


Our client works on autonomous vehicle technology (self-driving) and future Automotive concepts. Using their existing sensor products as a basis they develop autonomous driving applications on test vehicles for internal and customer use.

Our client discovers new technologies, establish relationships with potential partners and customers, develop in-vehicle prototypes, and engineer the future!

Who they are looking for?

They are looking for driven, creative, and technically savvy individuals to join the Driving Assistance Research team at their R&D Center, based in San Mateo, CA.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering
  • Demonstrated collaboration with other teams across different stages of software development especially in Agile methodology
  • Strong skill level developing software in C++
  • Good understanding of software development process including specifications, design, unit test and validation
  • Comfortable with all standard development tools such as versioning tools (SVN, Git…) and built process & validation automation tools (Jenkins)
  • Good understanding of embedded constraints such as memory footprint and runtime.
  • Working experience with communication technologies such as TCP/IP, Wi-Fi, and automotive networks (CAN, LIN, Ethernet, Flexray)
  • Ability to learn SDKs and develop on proprietary and open platforms
  • Prototyping UIs using Qt/QML
  • Ability to quickly prototype applications for ad-hoc concepts
  • Ability to clearly communicate on technical topics with non-technical colleagues and across levels in organization
  • Experience authoring technical description documents and specifications
  • Curiosity to learn new skills and also to find solutions to complex problems
  • Experience contributing to overall department through design reviews, peer code reviews, and status reports

Nice to Have's (not required):

  • Experience in autonomous driving applications, knowledge of how such systems are built
  • Someone who doesn’t mind getting hands on with vehicle during testing to see and fully understand issues as they happen
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Related coursework such as through Coursera or Udacity

What’s in it for you?

  • Work on autonomous vehicles, improving their function
  • Learning about our broad ADAS sensor portfolio and related functionalities
  • Opportunity to collaborate with startups, strategic partners, and/or vehicle manufacturers developing cutting edge projects
  • Showcase projects in demo vehicles to leadership, at major technology and motor show events, and to customers.
  • Potential of concepts making it into production as a product or service offering to vehicle manufacturers
  • Possibility to propose patents for your innovative solutions
  • Collaborate with a talented global team including through domestic and international travel (5%)
  • Work in a fun startup environment within an established organization
  • Family benefits, 401k, educational assistance, and more!
  • Multi-cultural and outstanding team!

 Equal Opportunity Employer

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