Software Development Engineer II, C++, Nav SDK Core

Added: April 9, 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 Core team contributes to the development of navigation components and APIs that expose the Mapbox Navigation Engine and 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 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. Our core components are built using C++ for performance and flexibility.

Our products power experiences and operations for customers like BMW, Rivian, GM, Toyota, Doordash and Instacart, etc.

We are looking for smart, fast-learning team players who are driven by the idea of enhancing and developing core and essential components of current and future implementations of the navigation ecosystem here at Mapbox.

What You'll Do

Joining us as a Senior C++ Developer, you'll play a key role in developing software/tech for complex navigation systems for cars and mobile devices.

Your Responsibilities Will Include

  • Writing clean, fast code to implement new features and improve existing functionality;
  • Contribute to the architecture of our SDKs, using the best practices of software engineering.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure best practices for cross-platform API design.
  • Think through the best ways to solve particular technical challenges within existing technological and business constraints;
  • Improve the product’s performance, stability, maintainability, and simplicity.
  • Work with both mobile and embedded systems

What We Believe Are Important Traits For This Role

  • Broad, experience in software development;
  • Strong proficiency in C++, with fair knowledge of the language specification;
  • Strong knowledge of the standard libraries;
  • Passionate about programming and have a strong focus on performance aspects;
  • Knowledge of writing a cross-platform code is appreciated;
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with distributed teams, with the ability to communicate fluently in English.
  • Experience with building frameworks and developer tools.
  • Passionate to earn and keep customer trust.

Helpful experiences that are a plus but not a requirement

  • Experience with native Android mobile development;
  • Scripting programming experience (JavaScript, Python, CI scripts);
  • Embedded platforms (Linux embedded, Android Automotive);
  • Experience with Qt.

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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