Embedded Software Engineer, Linux Platforms

    • Tesla Motors
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 16 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 104,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

C++
Embedded software
User experience
Multi-core
Open source
Hardware development
continuous integration and development
Firmware development
Embedded Linux
Android development
Linux kernel
Device drivers
Logic analyzer
Problem solving
Critical thinking
A+
Embedded systems
3D computer graphics
Linux
Expect
Computer hardware
Audio
Bluetooth
Wireless communication
Cellular
USB
GNU
Metrics
Provisioning
C
Software development
Integrated circuit
Debugging
Android
Hypervisor
Virtualization
DMM
Oscilloscope
GDB
JTAG
Communication
Recovery
RTOS
DRM
PPO
Payroll
Health care
FSA
Finance
Insurance
Apache Flex
Legal

Job Details

What to Expect

The Role

Tesla's Software Platforms team provides the foundation on which the in-vehicle user experience is built. We build the software platform (kernel, bootchain, drivers, and lower level userspace platform services) for our innovative Infotainment hardware. This includes high resolution touch displays, high definition audio, bluetooth/wifi/cellular connectivity, USB, cameras, all connected to high performance multi-core processors and GPUs. Our software is based on Linux, GNU toolchain, buildroot, and other open source projects, delivering the security, capability, and performance demanded by our user experience.

What You?ll Do

  • Write well structured, testable, efficient, and maintainable code
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Tailor and deploy software tools, processes and metrics
  • Use existing available hardware in innovative ways to solve problems
  • Board bringup and hardware design validation
  • Deploy software incrementally to meet very fast paced development
  • Develop software tests and continuous integration for your code
  • Support factory provisioning, test, and improvements
  • Assess and document new product feasibility


What You?ll Bring

  • 4+ years embedded software and/or firmware development experience
  • 2+ years experience with Embedded Linux and/or Android development
  • Strong Linux kernel fundamentals, Linux internals
  • Experience developing device drivers
  • Systems Software experience
  • Excellent C/C++ coding skills
  • Experience with board /chip bringup
  • Strong build, debug and test skills
  • Android Container, Hypervisor, or virtualization experience
  • Comfortable using hardware debug tools (DMM, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers) and software debug tools (GDB, KGDB, JTAG)
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
  • Upstream contributions to Linux Kernel is a plus
  • Contributions to involvement with open source projects is a plus
  • Experience with bootloaders and recovery OS development is a plus
  • Experience with RTOS or bare-metal embedded development is a plus
  • Experience with Linux graphics technologies (X, wayland, mesa3d, dri/drm drivers) is 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.