Device Software Engineer

REQ: REQ-116936 Engineering

  • Palo Alto, CA, United States
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Panasonic – Device Software Engineer

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What You’ll Get to Do:

You will work in a small team of device software engineers to build the software enabling new IoT devices. You are expected to be a hands-on engineer with demonstrable experience as a member of small teams who excel in a dynamic, fast-moving, and agile environment building high quality, high performance and scalable software. You should have experience in the development of embedded device software on RTOS or Linux class devices. This engineer should have experience with embedded platform software including boot loaders, kernels and several related device drivers. This engineer will be expected to implement rapid prototypes on a variety of hardware. A solid understanding of various bus technologies is strongly desired (SPI, UART, JTAG) as is some experience with power management.  You should also have a demonstrable track record of working closely with mobile apps, services and PM teams with high quality products that have already launched. This position may also require exploring device security - trust zone, secure boot and x509 certificate management.

  • Build robust and scalable embedded device side software with solid connectivity
  • Work with sensors, extend the data model and may involve work on device security
  • Work on software releases, hit release schedules and work on quality issues
  • Design, develop, test, deploy and maintain device IoT software in the field
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams, PM and UX teams

What You’ll Bring:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred
  • 5 years’ experience building embedded software with C, C++, Java, Python
  • Evidence of architectural or design influence on embedded software contributions
  • Demonstrable, high quality, connectivity and networking rich product launches
  • Track record of working successfully with cross-functional teams
  • Proven track record of shipping high quality products in volume
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills


  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills


  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

REQ: REQ-116936 Engineering

  • Palo Alto, CA, United States
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