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Software Engineer


USD 104k-348k/year
1 year ago

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What to Expect

Tesla aims to accelerate world’s transition to a sustainable energy by ensuring we provide a seamless and frictionless experience to everyone contributing to our mission. To meet this goal, Tesla is constantly striving to innovate and provide best in class services through introduction of pioneering new products and services. To that end, Tesla is seeking hardworking and passionate software engineers. These engineers will be part of a startup team that is focused on delivering a highly scalable platform that enables growth of current and future products and services to internal teams and employees.

Our team is focused on developing and maintaining a robust and scalable backend for our timekeeping software. As a software engineer, you will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the APIs and database architecture that support the timekeeping software. You will work closely with the front-end team to ensure seamless integration of the backend with the user-facing interfaces.

A typical day to day includes writing efficient and scalable code, reviewing and optimizing database queries, collaborating with cross-functional teams to resolve technical issues, and testing new features and functionality. A strong candidate will have excellent coding skills, experience with RESTful APIs and relational databases, and a solid understanding of software design patterns and best practices. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field and at least 2-3 years of experience in software engineering or a similar role.

What You’ll Do

  • Work closely with Product Management, Engineering and DevOps to build features, resolve issues, and perform testing related to customer facing applications in a fast-paced and collaborative Agile team while owning your solution from development to production

  • Design, write, test, and document applications while identifying solutions to complex problems

  • Implement continuous integration, regression and deployment, while maintaining the existing system and codebase

  • Ensure feature quality through extensive testing (unit, integration, functional, performance and regression) with a focus towards automation

What You’ll Bring

  • 2+ years of experience in web application design and development

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

  • Proficient in Javascript / ES6, TypeScript.

  • Experience with UI Unit Testing

  • Experience creating, maintaining and shipping enterprise level applications.

  • Experience using common design patterns with high standards for code quality, maintainability, and performance

  • Solid backend experience in Node.js, Express and MySQL

  • In-depth knowledge of web fundamentals (HTTP, HTML, REST, JSON)

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes

Compensation and BenefitsBenefits

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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