Software Engineer, Linux Update Systems

    • Tesla Motors
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 2 days ago

Overview

On Site
USD 104,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

I2C
Video games
Embedded Linux
A+
Software deployment
Network programming
TCP/IP
Linux
Expect
Energy
Innovation
Adobe AIR
OTA
Data
C
Firmware
Design
Testing
Metrics
Customer engagement
Writing
Software development
Python
Perl
Bash
Scripting
Encryption
Debugging
FOCUS
TFTP
HTTP
WebSocket
SPI
PPO
Payroll
Health care
FSA
Finance
Insurance
Apache Flex
Legal

Job Details

What to Expect

Tesla is accelerating the world's transition to sustainable energy. Revolutionary strategies and products were developed within a few years and successfully launched on a large scale. This is only possible through extraordinary speed, innovation, and efficiency.

The Update Systems teams builds and maintains the Linux services that perform the Over-the-Air (OTA) update of Tesla's vehicle and energy products spanning across both our customer and engineering fleets. In addition to infotainment and autopilot software updates, our systems orchestrate the update of a wide array of other components ranging from individual body controllers to navigation map data and video games. We work closely with several other teams to provide a fast, flexible, and reliable update platform to ensure Tesla products can improve quickly and deliver new experiences to our customers.

What You?ll Do

  • Deliver high reliability C/Go code for updating firmware or software components on Linux hosts or attached peripherals.
  • Work with a variety of teams to design, develop, and integrate new software update mechanisms and flow.
  • Troubleshoot update issues and work closely with our validation teams to build testing infrastructure for more resilient systems.
  • Analyze fleet update metrics to find potential issues and suggest improvements.


What You?ll Bring

  • Qualified in EE/CE/CS, or the equivalent in experience with evidence of exceptional ability
  • Several years experience working with and writing software for embedded Linux systems; experience with software/kernel updates a plus
  • Proficiency in C/Go Programming
  • Experience in Python/Perl/Bash scripting
  • Understanding of software code signing, authenticated encryption, or other cryptographic techniques for ensuring secure software deployment
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Network programming experience with a focus on any of the following: TFTP, HTTP(s), websockets, or integrating custom TCP/IP protocols
  • Experience with serial, I2C, and SPI protocols a plus


Compensation and Benefits

Benefits

Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program


    • Expected Compensation

      $104,000 - $348,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits
      Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.