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Staff Software Engineer, Embedded Systems

  • Location
    • Mountain View, California
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Role Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Software Architects to demarcate and simplify Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) requirements and designs within the team.
  • Collaborating with an agile-scrum team to outline and develop embedded software for the Body domain using C code.
  • Architecting intelligible software APIs and workflow while following best practices.
  • Defining and developing software interfaces as needed to integrate new components and enhance existing software capabilities.
  • Identifying and resolving software issues and contributing to the team's knowledge base for future reference.
  • Archiving software components in GIT repository databases and coordinating retention efforts between controls and software teams.
  • Designing test cases to ensure comprehensive software testing at the unit, component, and integrated levels.
  • Providing lean-agile leadership while guiding the design of large and complex software module implementations.
  • Offering leadership and technical mentorship to junior developers and reviewing their designs.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Mechatronics, Software, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Proficiency in scalable SW architecture definition and cross-functional parnership
  • 9+ years of embedded software design and development experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills as well as good interpersonal skills to work effectively in a geographically dispersed team.
  • Individually motivated; scrum team members are expected to pursue their goals with a high degree of independence and motivation.

Preferred skills

  • Experience with AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture) framework-based systems design using Vector and Automotive Ethernet.
  • Familiarity with GM or other automotive software standards, test procedures and build processes.
  • Experience with software configuration management processes and tools, such as Git Ecosystem, requirements tools like DOORS,
  • Development and testing experience in SIL/HIL or other virtual environments.
  • Prior experience working in Agile / Scrum / SAFe methodologies.
  • Experience in domains such as occupant protection/position/comfort, vision and visibility, vehicle access.

Additional Description

This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Mountain View three times per week, at minimum.

The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant might be paid in accordance with applicable state laws. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of New York, Colorado, California, or Washington. 

  • The salary range for this role is $186,200 and $285,300. The actual base salary a successful candidate will be offered within this range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

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