Staff Software Engineer - Activation

Seattle, WA /
Cloud & Connectivity – Seattle Hub (4089) /
Full-time
/ Hybrid
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 Farmington Hills, 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.

This center will be responsible for innovative software development for the global brand with a focus on highly available APIs and services leveraging cloud technologies. While this center is serving the US market directly, the product produced will be launched internationally, impacting the lives of millions of people.

Staff Software Engineers will help lead project teams, will design, develop and maintain various consumer applications and large scale distributed systems. Successful candidates will design and deliver core software features and services to millions of users, coach team members and coordinate with internationally distributed design and development teams.  

Job Responsibilities:

    • Design, implementation, and delivery of large scale, complex, distributed software systems
    • Maintenance and migration of existing systems
    • Mentoring team members
    • Assist with recruiting and hiring of team members
    • Manage large projects or processes with limited oversight from manager
    • Work to achieve operational targets with major Impact on the departmental results
    • Responsible for managing complex projects involving delegation of work and review of work products

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science or related degree
    • 5-7 years of experience
    • Experience with cloud architecture and micro-services design patterns
    • Experience designing scalable, reliable & secure E2E services in cloud environments
    • Experience with DevOps teams and culture
    • Experience with project management/complex projects
    • Expertise in one or more modern object-oriented programming languages (e.g. Java, C#)
    • Strong ability to apply computer science fundamentals (e.g. data structures, algorithms, complexity analysis, programming paradigms) to solve real-world business problems

Preferred Qualifications:

    • 7+ years of relevant experience
    • 1+ years of leadership
    • Experience with concepts of API design, load balancing, containerization, disaster recovery and leveraging IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS as appropriate
    • Deployment of applications onto systems with multiple versions and generations
    • Experience with internationally distributed teams
    • Experience in Agile development methodologies
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills and proven ability to collaborate with colleagues from a wide range of job functions
Additional Information:
The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on a wide range of factors, including, but not limited to, job-related education, skills, and experience, geographic location, and market conditions. The current salary range for this position is as follows and may be modified in the future: $146,600 - $186,900

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. We have an open and flexible environment to allow you to push boundaries, join MBRDNA and design your future.

Benefits for Full-Time* Employees Include:
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families
• 401(k) with employer match
• Up to 18 company-paid holidays
• Paid time off (unlimited for salaried employees), sick time, and parental leave
• Tuition assistance program
• Wellness/Fitness reimbursement programs
• Vehicle lease subsidy or company car (for eligible employees only)

* Internships excluded from Full-Time Employee benefits

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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