Senior Software Engineer - BSP
Location:
Peachtree City , Georgia
Posted:
November 23, 2017
Reference:
1700548
YOUR MISSION:
 
Leads the BSP domain within PASA's software product line/products with Android/QNX platform. Responsible for assuring that our OS/BSP solutions are successfully integrated into all infotainment head unit product, on time with high quality to multiple customers. Provides direction to both on-shore and off-shore development teams to develop new features. Utilizes strong project management skills including planning, tracking to that plan, and communicating status to both internal and external customers.
 
A DAY IN THE LIFE:
 
  • Leads and/or participates in meetings between PASA, suppliers, and PASA's customers for design reviews and to track project status.
  • Coordinates software development activities with other software teams.
  • Provides technical guidance to Audio domain engineers.
  • Collaborates with local engineering teams to analyze requirements, designs and maintains IVI integration frameworks for infotainment projects with on-time and high quality deliverables to multiple customers.
  • Evaluates new software releases from suppliers to ensure it meets the acceptance criteria.
  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.
  • Assures best practices and design patterns are used consistently and appropriately.
  • Participates in in-vehicle field evaluations of networking performance.
  • Works with global software development teams to develop new features, debug defects and write test cases for unit testing.
  • Works with Audio component suppliers to analyze requirements and develop interfaces to other modules.
  • Keeps abreast of new technologies and methods for the purpose of recommending changes that will benefit current and future customer programs.
  • Supports project leads in monthly budget forecasting updates.
  • Manages external companies and resources that may be contracted to provide industrial design services including creative and fabrication services.
  • Manages tasks, equipment, and tools within budget constraints of given projects.
  • Manages and communicates with team and management regarding development activities, project schedule, cost, issues, and risks.
  • Interprets, enforces and complies with Company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Initiates, recommends and provides solutions through designated channels.
  • Prepares reports, charts, graphs, and other statistical information.   
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
MUST HAVES:
 
  • Four-year College Degree in at least one STEM major (Science; Technology; Engineering; Math) and a minimum of six (6) years of experience with full life cycle embedded software development in electronics.
  • Minimum three (3) years leading a team of software engineers with a formal development process such as Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, or Extreme Programming.
  • Proficient with C, C++ and Object Oriented Design (OOD).
  • Experience in designing, developing and debugging software in a real-time embedded environment.
  • Have a strong understanding of hardware.
  • Knowledge of device drivers, POSIX interfaces, resource managers.
  • Experience in embedded OpenGL ES based development.
  • Experience with display layer management such as blending / composite, scaling, de-interlace and color conversion with HW accelerated engine.
  • Experience with graphic performance tuning in embedded systems with high frame rate (> 30fps) map rendering / HMI graphics.
  • Technical skill to manage graphics related development such as layer management, and troubleshooting graphics performance issues in embedded systems.
  • Working knowledge of high-end embedded 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.
 
SOME OF THE TOYS YOU GET TO PLAY WITH:
 
  • POSIX interfaces
  • HMI graphics
  • Software Configuration Management (SCM) systems
 
BENEFITS AND PERKS – WE'RE ALL ABOUT YOU:
 
  • 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!
 
WHO WE ARE:
 
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.

WE TAKE OPPORTUNITY SERIOUSLY:
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.

A little about us:
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is an industry-leading global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) around the world for automotive infotainment systems and advanced connectivity.

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