NextEV is hiring a

Lead App UI Engineer - Android Developer

San Jose, United States
Full-Time

The Role:
As a Lead App UI Software Engineer on the Digital Cockpit HMI team, you will be an early member of a world class team responsible for creating the in-car user facing experience. We seek candidates that can craft exceptional app UIs that are simple, intuitive, dynamic, and exhibit flair and originality. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with creativity, vigor and determination. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, and be excellent at multi-tasking. You will need strong generalist software engineering skills, excellent interpersonal communication, and you will need to be able to collaborate effectively with our design team and platform developers. 

Responsibilities:
·         Rapid prototyping of in-car customer experiences.
·         Design, code, and debug UI interfaces/architectures.
·         Integrate homegrown and 3rd party frameworks and services.
·         Work with a cross-functional team of designers, application/UI software engineers, hardware engineers, and QA.
·         Occasional international travel.

Requirements
·    BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or the equivalent experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
·         A minimum of 5 years of industry experience in software development.
·         Proficient in C and C++.
·         Proficient in Java/Android.
·         Familiarity with Linux.
·         Excellent grasp of fundamental computer science concepts (data structures, concurrency, algorithms, OOP, design patterns).
·         Experience writing and shipping customer-facing code.
·         Passion for product excellence and quality.
·         Willingness to learn new technologies in any area of the stack: UI, Rendering Core, Protocols, Server.
·         Comfortable working with both in-house components but also 3rd party components.
·         High standards for code quality, maintainability, and performance.
·         Experience building state-of-the-art user interfaces and/or acclaimed consumer-facing applications.
·         Smart but humble, with a bias for action. 
·         Valid driver’s license.

Bonus Points:
·         Experience with automotive infotainment systems, but not required.
·         Experience with QNX and/or Qt.
·         Experience developing games, whether mobile or console. 3D a plus.
·         Experience developing a Media Player or Streaming Music Service.
·         Experience developing a Maps and Navigation app.
·         Experience developing a Voice Recognition or Natural Language Understanding app.
·         Experience developing a Communications app (voice, video, webRTC, etc).
·         Experience with HTML / CSS / JavaScript.
·         Experience with REACT.
·         Experience working with an Agile development process.

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