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Embedded Systems Engineer, Navigation SDK



Software Engineering
Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.9 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security, and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs, and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers.

What We Do

The Navigation SDK teams contribute to the development of navigation components and APIs that provide surface area for core navigation functionality such as routing, guidance, and voice controls. We work at the core of a Navigation SDK product serving customers with use cases ranging from turn-by-turn navigation for consumers embedded in next generation vehicles to delivery route planning for fleets of thousands of trucks. We get users from point A to point B effectively matching them on roads as accurately as possible. Serving customers like BMW, Toyota, Rivian, and Instacart is at the core of our mission, backed by our commitment to technical excellence and collaborative innovation.

What You'll Do

We are seeking an experienced Release Engineer with expertise in C++ and Linux to support our development teams in maintaining and enhancing our SDK release systems and best practices.

In this role, you will manage the release systems and tools for creating, testing, and deploying Mapbox SDKs. You will work with engineering teams to build, package, and distribute Android, iOS, and C++ products, and support automotive hardware development. Your expertise will enable you to effectively debug platform-specific build issues.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Integration and optimisation of build systems

  • Development and maintenance of continuous integration and deployment pipelines

  • Maintenance of automotive integration test systems

  • Defining and advocating for engineering best practices

  • Keeping up to date with technological developments and industry trends

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • Experience with building C++/C projects with CMake

  • Prior experience with building and releasing for embedded systems

  • Passion for change/process management

  • Good at investigating and troubleshooting other people's code/apps

  • Skilled in communication and collaboration with others

  • Always looking to automate and make processes more efficient

  • Good documentation skills and experience with technical writing

  • Experience building robust automation integrations using Python

Nice to Have Traits for This Role

  • Prior experience in the mapping, navigation, or automotive industry

  • Development of tooling to ensure product quality and developer experience

  • Experience with mobile build systems (Gradle, Xcodebuild, etc.)

  • Experience with hands-on C++ development

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

  • We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.

  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.

  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.

  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.

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