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Full Stack Software Engineer, Vehicle Software


USD 104k-348k/year
1 year ago

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What to Expect

Tesla’s continued success depends on engineers being able to develop, debug, and deploy software quickly. Our web services, tools, and build infrastructure directly impact over 1000 vehicle, energy, and Autopilot software engineers. You'll be joining a small team located at the center of the firmware organization called Engineering Productivity, Build and Internal Infrastructure. This unique position exposes us to a wide array of interesting technical challenges and enables us to be the defenders of best practices such as code hygiene, reuse, and maintainability. As the brains of a whole organization, you will work on developer experience, build frameworks and high availability of tools, services, and computational clusters. 

Join us, and besides helping every software developer, you will: 

  • Push your first PR with your own code to a real Tesla vehicle in your first week (or day!) 

  • Impact real world Tesla customers with faster and more reliable Over-the-Air updates 

  • Make decisions on the real-world products delivered to customers 

  • Help accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy! 

We are a distributed team and hire in multiple locations: 

  • Palo Alto, CA   

  • Bellevue, WA   

  • Austin, TX   

What You’ll Do

  • Building new and enhancing existing developer tools

  • Write new React components in support of new features 

  • Improve and maintain our web-based team landing page 

  • Debug issues in production, root cause and apply fixes in timely manner 

  • Accelerating Tesla's software develompent life cycle

What You’ll Bring

  • Software development experience 

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent in experience with evidence of exceptional ability 

  • Strong working knowledge of modern JavaScript frameworks (React.js, Backbone.js, Angular.js) 

  • Strong CSS skills, experience working with CSS pre-compilers (SASS, LESS, etc.) 

  • Experience in building highly scalable architectures 

  • Python or Ruby development experience 

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills 

Compensation and 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.

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.

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