Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. (MBRDNA), a Daimler company, consists of four divisions including Group Research and Advanced Engineering, Mercedes-Benz TechCenter, eDrive & Powertrain, and Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design. All four divisions are focused on delivering a positive impact on Daimler products through the advancement of safe, convenient, and sustainable vehicles. Working together, MBRDNA remains a successful symbol of automotive research and development in North America.

Here at MBRDNA, we are looking for talented, energetic, and committed individuals to join our diverse team. Our employees are the key to our success, and we support each individual in fulfilling his or her potential. We proudly continue the pioneering work initiated by founders Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz over 125 years ago.

The Advanced User Interaction team at Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. (MBRDNA) is looking for an Entry-level Software Engineer to join us in developing cutting-edge automotive user interfaces on embedded platforms.

In this dynamic, multi-disciplinary team you would work closely together with UI/UX Designers, UI/UX Engineers, other Software Engineers to tackle a variety of challenging software engineering topics. This is a full-time position located at the MBRDNA headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

Some public examples of our teams past projects:
- Mercedes-Benz Digital DriveStyle App: /0-5-658451-1-1464474-1-0-0-0-0-0-13-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0.html
- Mercedes-Benz DICE:
- Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class iPhone App:
- Mercedes-Benz myCOMAND:

The essential duties and responsibilities include:
- Implement highly interactive user interfaces and cutting-edge graphics effects for embedded platforms in close collaboration with our designers, UX engineers and human factors engineers
-Define and document platform-independent, supplier-relevant design exchange formats and software patterns, which can be reintegrated by our tier-1/tier-2 suppliers or other internal development teams
-Develop tools and scripts that improve the workflow of designers and UX engineers, and enable them to create importable design and UI assets
-Ensures adoption and consistent implementation of software patterns by creating examples and tutorials, coaching, conducting code reviews, etc.
-Monitor trends and technologies relating to software implementation of user interface and graphical effects on embedded platforms

The ideal candidate would need the following skills and abilities:
-Strong self-driven desire to learn new technologies and techniques and proven ability to quickly adapt to new programming languages, frameworks, and platforms
-Well-organized, with strong analytical skills, great attention to detail and passion for implementation
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a proven ability to collaborate effectively in cross functional design and development teams

Education and Experience Preferred:
-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
-Successful track record implementing user interfaces for embedded platforms with modern UI/graphics frameworks such as Qt, iOS, Android, OpenGL-ES 2.0, etc.
-Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
-Open to international travel

MBRDNA is an equal opportunity employer that offers generous benefits and compensation, work/life balance tools and several methods of recognition and rewards. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K savings plan, pension plan, fitness center reimbursement and much more.

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