Senior Software Engineer

  • Company: Panasonic Automotive Systems
  • Location: Peachtree City, Georgia
  • Posted: February 22, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1700339
Responsible for assuring that our core infotainment frameworks are successfully integrated into all infotainment head unit products, on time with high quality to multiple customers.  Will provide direction to off-shore development teams to develop new features, debug defects and write unit level test frameworks and test cases.   Will utilize strong project management skills including planning, tracking to that plan, and communicating status to both internal and external customers.
  • Reviews customer requirements in automotive head units, reviews feasibility, and resolves specification open issues with OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). 
  • Develops feature roll out plan for the software team and tier 2 suppliers, based on discussion with the customer.
  • In charge for releasing software to both OEM customer and Factory.
  • Works with global software development teams to provide new feature development direction, debug defects and write test cases for unit testing.
  • Works with suppliers to analyze requirements and develop interfaces to other modules.
  • Leads and/or participates in meetings between PASA and suppliers for design reviews and to track project status.
  • Evaluates new software releases from suppliers to ensure they meet acceptance criteria.
  • Interprets and enforces (complies) Company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Prepares reports, charts, graphs, and other statistical information.   
  • Will initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Four-year College Degree in at least one STEM major (Science; Technology; Engineering; Math) and a minimum of five (5) years of experience; or a minimum of ten (10) years of full life cycle embedded software development in electronics products.
  • Minimum two (2) years leading a team of software engineers with a formal development process such as Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, or Extreme Programming.
  • Experience in C, C++ and Object Oriented Design (OOD).
  • Experience in designing, developing and debugging software in a real-time embedded environment.
  • Working knowledge of integrating or developing an integration framework using any one of the following or equivalent tools:
  • Rhapsody, Enterprise Architect, BOUML, or other Unified Modeling Language (UML) modeling tools.
  • Working knowledge of high-end embedded Real-Time Operating System (RTOS)'s such as Linux, Android, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Software Configuration Management (SCM) systems.
  • Working knowledge of a Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Experience working in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Windows-based databases.
  • Fluent bi-lingual English/Japanese verbal and written language skills required.
  • Experience mentoring and motivating team members.
  • Working knowledge of Agile project management.
  • Working knowledge of designing Application Programming Interfaces (API's).
  • Working knowledge of the IBM Jazz/ Rational Team Concert (RTC) environment.
  • Working knowledge of Integrated Development Environment (IDE)'s such as Eclipse
  • Real-Time Operating System
  • Software Configuration Management (SCM) systems
  • Application Programming Interfaces
  • Great Benefits + Company-matched 401K retirement savings
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Educational Assistance and Reimbursement Program
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Onsite Recreation Center & Café
  • Telecommuter and Work Mobility Program
  • PASATalks
  • Onsite Happy Hours!
At Panasonic, our technology and engineering expertise delivers innovation across diverse industries. It's all about the consumer experience and making sure that we find ways to enhance that experience, either through audio enhancements or through safety enhancements inside the vehicle.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is an industry-leading global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) for infotainment systems and advanced connected car solutions. Our clients include Ford, GM, Chrysler, Daimler, Fiat, Tesla, Honda, Toyota, Nissan and many others. In serving our customers, we don't just strive to put tomorrow's technology on the road – we pride ourselves on recruiting the brightest and best to do it.

Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Automotive Systems of America.

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