Senior Software Engineer

Embedded in a worldwide network Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America continuously strives to remain at the forefront of successful automotive research and development. MBRDNA is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with key areas of Autonomous Driving, Advanced Interaction Design, Digital User Experience, Machine Learning, Customer Research, and Open Innovation. In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the teams test durability of the latest driver assistant and telematic systems. The Digital Hub in Seattle focusses on developing a cloud architecture and building out the cloud platform for the next generation of connected car services. The Testing and Regulatory Affairs Division in Ann Arbor and the Advanced Vehicle Design in Carlsbad complete the competence center.

The ExperienceAI group is creating next-gen AI products within the in-car MBUX platform serving a game-changing experience to millions of customers worldwide.

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled software engineer to help create the next generation user and AI experience in Mercedes-Benz vehicles at our R&D headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA. At this role you will have the unique opportunity to work with a group of innovative engineers creating products which helps to create a cohesive in-car and cloud experience for our customers.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Execute our strategy to build the next-gen UX and AI products in MBUX
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders, Product Owners, Architects and other interested parties to gather and analyze the product requirements
  • Evaluate new features and system requirements by developing working prototypes
  • Design, implement, and test reusable software components for embedded platforms
  • Define software continuous integration and deployment strategies and help implement tools and frameworks to seamlessly rollout software on embedded platforms
  • Participate in an Agile working model together with development teams in various time zones
  • Debug and analyze the performance and system resource usage of software modules

    Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, recognize and explain connections between cause-and-effect, and develop concrete, viable solutions, taking risks and obstacles into account
  • Ability to manage competing project priorities and constraints
  • Ability to analyze internal/external technology trends and developments. Active participation in collaborative opportunities to gain skills in new areas to support other team members
  • Ability to work in inter-cultural, inter-disciplinary teams, across multiple time zones
  • Analytical skills for continuous evaluation of ways to improve performance and behavior, focusing on efficiency and quality.
  • Excellent C++, Python Programming skills
  • Experience working with Embedded Linux, Bash, DBus, Jinja2
  • Demonstrated ability to implement high quality software for use in production
  • Experienced in agile collaboration models (e.g., Scrum)
  • Valid driver’s license for California

    Preferred Qualifications:


  • Familiarity to UI framework and technologies for embedded platforms such as Qt/QML, JavaScript, OpenGL, iOS, and Android are preferred
  • Experience working with automotive tier-1 suppliers a plus



    Why should you apply?
    Here at MBRDNA, you create digital ecosystems around cars, you design a language between humans and machines, you make a car even more intelligent – you make the new reality for cars. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k savings plan, tuition and fitness reimbursement programs and much more.  We have an open and flexible environment to allow you to push boundaries, join MBRDNA and design your future.
    MBRDNA is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.
    MBRDNA only accepts resumes from approved agencies who have a valid Agency Agreement on file. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, MBRDNA employees, or send to any MBRDNA location.  MBRDNA is not responsible for any fees or claims related to receipt of unsolicited resumes.
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