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Staff Software Engineer - Android Firmware



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Who we are:

Motive empowers the people who run physical operations with tools to make their work safer, more productive, and more profitable. For the first time ever, safety, operations and finance teams can manage their drivers, vehicles, equipment, and fleet related spend in a single system. Combined with industry leading AI, the Motive platform gives you complete visibility and control, and significantly reduces manual workloads by automating and simplifying tasks.

Motive serves more than 120,000 customers – from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses – across a wide range of industries, including transportation and logistics, construction, energy, field service, manufacturing, agriculture, food and beverage, retail, and the public sector.

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About the Role:

As a Staff Hardware/ Software Engineer, you will help Motive design and develop on-edge IoT platforms. As an exceptional technical engineer and self-starter, you are able to design, execute, and test complex system features on a range of Linux, Android and real-time operating systems.

This role will help build the next-generation Hardware platforms for Motive. You understand how to design and develop modular software features in a collaborative environment and agile team. This role offers immense career advancement and the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology.

Learn more about our work culture and team members on this profile of our team here.

We are looking for a motivated and driven self-starter, to further our technical stack from end to end.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design and develop high-performance firmware and software for cutting-edge IoT platforms.
  • Debug, optimize, and validate firmware on complex multi-core architectures.
  • Develop automated and unit-level functional testing to validate designs.
  • Present and provide feedback on architectural discussions for next-generation business logic.
  • Engage with a cross-disciplinary team to design, develop and test features up the stack.
  • Validate and maintain features using cloud-based analysis at scale

What We’re Looking For:

  • 6+ years of experience in software development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Kotlin, Java & C++
  • Deep experience with AOSP (Android Open Source Project), Android OS and Linux
  • Experience with embedded programming on Linux and / or RTOS

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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The applicant must be authorized to receive and access those commodities and technologies controlled under U.S. Export Administration Regulations. It is Motive's policy to require that employees be authorized to receive access to Motive products and technology.