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Senior Software Engineer, Embedded Platform



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

Who we are:

Motive builds technology to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy. Motive combines IoT hardware with AI-powered applications to connect and automate physical operations. Motive is one of the fastest-growing software companies in the world, serving more than 120,000 businesses, across a wide range of industries including trucking and logistics, construction, oil and gas, food and beverage, field service, agriculture, passenger transit, and delivery.

Motive is built on four foundational attributes; Own It, Less but Better, Build Trust, and Unlock Potential. This has taken our company to great heights, including being recognized by Fortune for Best Workplaces, Forbes Best Startup Employers, and Comparably for our Best Global Culture, Sales Team, Leadership Team, Career Growth, and CEO for Diversity. We’re proud to receive an employee net promoter score of 63 (according to Comparably) which places Motive in the top 5% of companies with 4,000 employees or more.

Today, our team is made up of more than 3,000 employees, located across the world, providing support to a wide range of customers. While most of our employees are remote, many have the opportunity to work on-site at any of our 8 global office locations. Visit our careers website to learn more about opportunities at Motive.

About the Role:

Come be a part of the emerging and growing Embedded Platform Team at Motive. We build and operate the isolation layer for data and control transport between all Motive devices and other Motive, Cloud-based services. We 1/ Present a unified management interface to various types of device hardware; 2/ Ensure that reported data is accurate and meets the requirements of consuming systems; 3/ Operate and improve the platform to meet availability and responsiveness requirements for Motive and our Customers.

Reporting to the Director, Embedded Platform, you will work closely with experienced Motive engineers to build and run new and refactored services to connect our fleet of embedded systems and IoT devices to our cloud analytics platform. Initial projects will include extending our CI/CD framework to test on physical hardware (Hardware in the Loop—HIL testing) including the setup, management, control and reporting frameworks. Beyond that you will contribute or lead various control, data ingestion and refinement projects in an AWS environment.

What You’ll Do:

  • Create and support a Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) test fixture for automated testing of new Motive Hardware and Software releases
  • Harvest and model field data to drive replay analyses
  • Develop tooling and conduct Game Day exercises to evaluate scale-out readiness and fault tolerance
  • Lead the team’s DevProd practice with the development of tooling, process, and education

What We’re Looking For:

  • 7 - 10 years of experience developing software products and services in a team environment with source control, build management, and automated deployment practices
  • Experience developing for or with connected devices
  • Strong software development skills and experience
  • Understanding of basic electronics and hardware systems
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Orchestrating and Running Containers
  • Experience creating build and promotion pipelines with CI/CD systems

Pay Transparency
Your compensation may be based on several factors, including education, work experience, and certifications. For certain roles, total compensation may include restricted stock units. Motive offers benefits including health, pharmacy, optical and dental care benefits, paid time off, sick time off, short term and long term disability coverage, life insurance as well as 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Learn more about our benefits by visiting Motive Perks & Benefits.

The compensation range for this position will depend on where you reside. For this role, the compensation range is:

United States
$178,182$249,285 USD

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of Motive's core values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

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