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Sr. Software Engineer, Linux Platforms - Chromium

Company: Tesla
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Role

Tesla's Software Platforms team provides the foundation on which the in-vehicle user experience is built. We build the software platform (kernel, bootchain, drivers, and lower level userspace platform services) for our innovative Infotainment hardware. This includes high resolution touch displays, high-definition audio, bluetooth/wifi/cellular connectivity, USB, cameras, all connected to high performance multi-core processors and GPUs. Our software is based on Linux, GNU toolchain, buildroot, and other open-source projects, delivering the security, capability, and performance demanded by our user experience.

As part of this team, you will own performance, reliability and maintenance of the chromium engine, to be used for entertainment and mission-critical functions. You will work closely to the Chromium open source community, and will need to work at all levels of the stack, from direct interface to the hardware, to chromium engine development.


Develop features for the chromium engine to improve performance, reliability and feature set.

Write well structured, testable, efficient, and maintainable code

Use existing available hardware in innovative ways to solve problems

Integrate software components into a fully functional software system

Write well structured, testable, efficient, and maintainable code

Build and deploy software tools, processes and metrics


4+ years embedded software and/or firmware development experience

2+ years experience with Embedded Linux and/or Android development

Strong Linux kernel fundamentals, Linux internals

Proficiency in C, C++, or Go.

Experience with browser frameworks and web rendering engines (Chromium, Android WebView, Firefox, etc.)

Experience with open-source community (upstream contributions is a plus)

Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills.

Experience working in real-time embedded environments preferred.

Experience with multi-threaded, concurrent, and asynchronous applications.

Graphics and performance experience preferred

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Along with competitive pay, this position is eligible for benefits including:

--- As a full-time Tesla employee, you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your eligible dependents

--- Aetna PPO and HSA plans (including infertility and transgender coverage)

--- 2 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution

--- Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)

--- Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

--- Company Paid HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Medical Plan with HSA

--- Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability

--- 401(k) match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits

--- Employee Assistance Program, Sick and Vacation time (Flex Time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays

--- Back-up childcare and employee discounts

--- Voluntary plans such as critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, and pet insurance

--- Voluntary Identity Theft and Legal Services plans

--- Adoption and surrogacy benefits

Keywords: Tesla, Palo Alto , Sr. Software Engineer, Linux Platforms - Chromium, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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