Software Developer

VW Automotive Cloud - Redmond, WA

Full-timeEstimated: $90,000 - $120,000 a year
Dear game-changers, problem-solvers, dreamers and doers:
Join the growing diverse and innovative team of the VW Automotive Cloud (VWAC), LLC based in the tech hub that is the Seattle region. VWAC, LLC is a newly formed entity and a US based extension of the German Car.Software Org of the Volkswagen Group of Companies. VWAC’s mission is to transform and define the future of mobility for people everywhere through the implementation of a cloud-based platform – designed to deliver innovative, new connected car services and solutions tailored to customer needs. By 2025, all new VW Group models will run on a vehicle operating system and the Volkswagen Automotive Cloud. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a mission-driven and values-based culture that invests in its people and is obsessed with delighting its customers. Let’s make a good impact in people’s lives. Let’s bring to the world the future of mobility.

The Role

The Software Developer is responsible for researching, designing, implementing and managing software programs. The role will test and evaluate new programs, identify areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently develop modifications. The position is responsible for writing and implementing efficient code.

This is a new role on a new team so this developer will have the opportunity to create the technical design and development of cross-functional, multi-platform prototypes and POCs. We are looking for an experienced, energetic, and entrepreneurial developer who has successfully imagined, built and launched prototypes, POCs and pilots in a startup or at a big company. To fit in, you must be jazzed about delivering amazingly simple experiences that will redefine people’s relationship with cars or financial institutions.

Strategic Work – 10% of time

Educate and inform yourself and team members about technology opportunities
Continually participate in visioning exercises and help guide the innovation strategy for VW Automotive Cloud (VWAC)

Operational Work – 90% of time

Identify opportunities to use new technologies in the business together with the different business divisions
Integrate state-of-the-art ideas and developments into POCs, prototypes and pilots
Identify, evaluate and refine leading-edge tools and methods
Create and define tech stack for POCs, prototypes and pilots
Build prototypes and POCs

Required Experience

5+ years of software development experience
B.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent education)
Experience developing and deploying cloud-scale innovation
Required Skills

Ability to build partnerships and communicate with different audiences.
Full stack experience with at least one server-side software stack: (e.g. J2EE, .Net, Rails)
Experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript
Experience with cloud computing platform (e.g. Azure, AWS, Google Cloud)
Experience with at least one NoSQL Technology (e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB, HBase, DynamoDB etc.)

Desired Skills

Modern development practices – e.g. DevOps
Data Mining/Machine Learning
Map Reduce (Hadoop etc.)
Mobile programming experience (iOS, Android)
Embedded experience (QNX, Android etc.)
Work Flexibility

10% business travel
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

VW Corporate Careers
Be a part of the V-Dub® team.

If you’re the kind of person who thinks the glass is definitely half full, and optimism always trumps pessimism—this just may be the kind of place for you. We’re always looking for nice, intelligent, free-thinking, risk-taking individuals at every level. From sales and customer service, to mechanics and back-office, to designers and engineers. And we never know where we’ll find them. Maybe even on the web.

Sound interesting? Check out our current job postings at the VW Corporate Careers website and check back often. Things open up all the time.