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  • Software Engineer - Automotive

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
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  • Be a part of a team of innovators in the IoT and M2M space and a company that is profitable and growing rapidly. We’re looking for strategic and visionary leaders. This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who is eager to roll up their sleeves and to make measurable contributions in shaping the future of IoT.  So this is where you come in!


    In the Connected Car space - Aeris is a valued supplier to their automotive OEM partners which include Honda, Hyundai etc. As a result, our partners have been able to enhance connectivity for the complete vehicle life cycle – changing the business dynamics of their programs. With our continued success, Aeris’ Connected Car footprint and roadmap is expanding and we are looking for you, a strong Java Software Engineer, to join our growing team. In this exciting role, you will play an important role in our automotive R&D team and will focus on leading the design, and implementation of software on automotive Telematics for major automotive OEMs.


     A few things to know about us:

    • We put our customers first. When making decisions, we always seek to do what is right for our customer first, our company second, our teams third, and individual selves last.
    • We do things differently.  As a pioneer in a highly-competitive industry that is poised to reshape every sector of the global economy, we cannot fall back on old models. Rather, we must chart our own path and strive to out-innovate, out-learn, out-maneuver and out-pace the competition on the way.
    • We walk the walk on diversity. We’re a brilliant and eclectic mix of ethnicities, religions, industry experiences, sexual orientations, generations and more – and that’s by design. We see diverse perspectives as a core competitive advantage.
    • Integrity is essential. We believe in doing things well – and doing them right. Integrity is a core value here: you’ll see it embodied in our staff, our management approach and growing social impact work (we have a VP devoted to it).  You’ll also see it embodied in the way we manage people and our HR issues: we expect employees and managers to deal with issues directly, immediately and with the utmost respect for each other and for the Company.
    • We are owners. Strong managers enable and empower their teams to figure out how to solve problems. You will be no exception, and will have the ownership, accountability and autonomy needed to be truly creative.


    Aeris is seeking a Software Engineer with background in Software Engineering product development and possessed of an understanding of IoT/Automotive platform components.  In this role, you'll be working in a small, fast-paced development team.  You will be collaborating with other Developers, Product Management and Customer Support. You must have a solid understanding of core Java concepts. You are expected to work the micro-services layers, including backend, web services and database layers.  You need to be a good oral and written communicator and have the people skills to match.  You should be a quick and willing learner, and work efficiently and effectively independently and in a team environment.


    • Develop software solutions by studying requirements, conferring with users, studying data usage and work processes, investigating problem areas and following the software development lifecycle.
    • Demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, design specifications and architecture diagrams.
    • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
    • Provide information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
    • Responds promptly and professionally to support requests and customer needs.
    • Taking ownership of technical issues and collaborate with offshore development groups to resolve more advanced issues when necessary.
    • Document troubleshooting and problem resolution steps
    • Provide training to Customer Support teams as required
    • Ultimately define & design architecture components within the Aeris machine-to-machine cellular network participating from inception through support phases of the development and deployment lifecycle.
    • Co-ordinate and work with L1/L2 Support, Operations, Engineering, and Product management teams
    • Light travel as needed to other Aeris locations and potentially to customer locations


    Must Have:

    • S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent discipline
    • Knowledge of core Java and related tools
    • Excellent understanding of concepts and fundamentals of Java and Computer Science including multi-threading, memory management and web services
    • Excellent attention to detail required.
    • Knowledge of Agile and working with Agile process is required.
    • Effective and collaborative verbal and written communication a must.
    • Excellent team player, creative, self-motivated, positive attitude.
    • Ability to work independently with customers, proactive, self-starter and self-managed
    • Ability to investigate and help resolve complex product issues


    Nice to Have:

    • Knowledge and experience developing services that leverage Core Java, REST, Spring, Spring Boot, Caching technologies like Redis, Message brokers like Kafka/RabbitMQ, JSON/ProtoBuf
    • Familiarity with frontend technologies and have used AJAX based websites, JavaScript, JSON in previous projects
    • Ability to understand and debug in an Amazon Web Services environment
    • Previous experience working with geographically distributed teams
    • Experience with CI/CD (Docker / Rancher / Kubernetes)


    Aeris walks the walk on diversity. We’re a brilliant mix of varying ethnicities, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages and professional/personal/military experiences – and that’s by design. Diverse perspectives are essential to our culture, innovative process and competitive edge. Aeris is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.



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