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Senior Software Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA
Posted on Aug 2, 2023 Full time R19409
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At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to THINK OUTSIDE.

Position Description: Understand timelines, proactively coordinate, and communicate to ensure deadlines are met. Work with Polaris team members and external vendors in multiple locations. Collect requirements from User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) designers, ask clarifying questions, validate concepts and approaches. Quickly understand hardware/architecture capabilities & limitations, identify risks and propose solutions. Produce task breakdowns and estimates. Write modular code that performant, high-quality, self-documenting, adheres to standards and best practices. Write unit tests and contribute to test automation frameworks. Provide feedback designs and code via peer reviews. Assist with integration testing including cloud connectivity. Produce documentation that captures assumptions and decisions and builds institutional knowledge. Increase the team's velocity/productivity by making suggestions that eliminate waste. Other duties and responsibilities as needed. Up to 10% domestic travel required. This position permits telecommuting, occasionally reporting to a Polaris office.

Position Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelor of Science degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field, and 5 years of work experience in Software Engineering, Software Development, or related. In the alternative, employer will accept a Master of Science degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field, and 2 years of work experience in Software Engineering, Software Development, or related. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience. Additionally, a qualified applicant’s experience must include the following: (1) Experience with Infotainment software development in order to create a customized off-road riding experience alongside common Automotive experiences (including radio, Mapping, phone USB and Bluetooth tethering, and multimedia playback) that perform to the user expectation in an embedded Linux platform; (2) Progressive experience with C++ development in order to create testable, high quality C++ components (including classes, pure virtual interfaces, and inheritance) which can be shared in vehicle infotainment software packages; (3) Experience with User Interface coding skills (Qt and Q-Markup Language (QML)), and interacting with User Interface design team; (4) Experience in agile collaboration models (Scrum) with deadlines; (5) Experience in estimating software project effort (Story points, Epic decomposition) and duration; and (6) Experience developing code that can be unit tested using automated unit test frameworks and CI / CD platforms.

The salary range for California is $192,941 to $200,000. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills, and geography.

Special Requirement: Mandatory drug testing and background checks.

Position Location: 1231 Midas Way, Sunnyvale, CA 94085


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We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE.  Apply today!

At Polaris we put our employees first, by offering a holistic approach to their health and financial wellbeing.  Polaris is proud to offer competitive compensation, including a market-leading profit-sharing plan that is fundamental to our pay-for-performance culture. At Polaris, employees are owners of the company through company contributions to our Employee Stock Ownership Plan and discounted employee stock purchases plan. Employees receive a generous matching contribution to 401(k), financial wellness education and consultation to plan for their financial future. In addition to competitive pay, Polaris provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, wellness programs, paid time off, gym & personal training reimbursement, life insurance and disability offerings.  Through the Polaris Foundation and our Polaris Gives paid volunteer time off, we support employees who actively volunteer their time, efforts, and passions to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities in which they live, play and work. Employees at Polaris drive our success and are rewarded for their commitment.

About Polaris

As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; military and commercial off-road vehicles; snowmobiles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; Aixam quadricycles; Goupil electric vehicles; and pontoon and deck boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a robust portfolio of parts, garments, and accessories. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.  

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.