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Staff Software Engineer, Tools & Frameworks, Build Infrastructure

Company: Tesla Motors
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

The Role
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 cluster.
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 world's transition to sustainable energy! We are a distributed team and hire in multiple locations:
    • Palo Alto, CA
    • Bellevue, WA
    • Austin, TX

      • Your primary focus will be working on frameworks that empower hundreds of Tesla developers to build code more efficiently, as well as accelerating Tesla's release workflow.
      • You will help us accelerate our release cycle from tens of releases a day to hundreds of releases a day by making decisions based on data and feedback within the organization.

        • 8+ years of professional software development experience
        • Excellent Python coding skills
        • Strong Linux knowledge
        • Have strong experience with any of the following: Bazel, Buck, Pants, SCons, QMake, CMake, Make, Ninja or similar build tools

          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.

Keywords: Tesla Motors, Palo Alto , Staff Software Engineer, Tools & Frameworks, Build Infrastructure, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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