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Software Engineer, Android OS/Framework

Marina Del Rey, CA · Information Technology

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the engineering team and help own and extend core components of our platform. You will be developing and productizing the native control subsystem which integrates our Android OS based hardware into popular 3D engines such as Unity. In addition you will extend or customize the Android OS (and Linux) based on prioritized use cases and requirements.

What you will be doing:
You will work closely within a cross functional team to enable the consumer platform that will allow for the next level of presence within immersive computing. You must be passionate about disruptive technologies, breaking boundaries, making science fiction real, and willing to be part of the next breakthrough in human communication.

Experience you will need:

  • Customization and integration of the Android OS on hardware. Demonstrated development of services leveraging the Android NDK to bridge native code and device drivers with Java APIs
  • Demonstrated experience with Linux for ARM based systems - understand how to customize and enhance the kernel (build/configure the kernel & drivers, tuning power management, performance, etc.)
  • Prior experience having developed and deployed high-performance native code (C/C++) for consumer hardware devices
  • Prior experience with mathematics libraries and understanding how to develop and partition code modules for efficiency
  • Be a self-starter, driven and demonstrated ability to work in a small team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate with non-technical users

Experience that is preferred:

  • Minimum 8-10 years experience
  • Understanding of Python (initial project will be migration to Android & C/C++, so helpful but not required)
  • Experience with FPGAs and interfacing of these components with hardware and software
  • Experience developing device drivers (and related – code signing, packaging)
  • Experience with communications (networking) and real-time data acquisition within the context of native applications
  • Experience with WiFi/Bluetooth, UDP/TCP, SPI/I2C technologies
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