Software Engineer

  • Tesla
  • Fremont, CA, USA
  • Jan 18, 2023
Full-time C# C++ Computer Science Java Linux MySQL Oracle Software Engineering SQL

Job Description

Tesla aims to accelerate world’s transition to a sustainable energy by ensuring we provide a seamless and frictionless experience to our customers. To meet this goal, Tesla is constantly striving to innovate and provide best in class services through introduction of pioneering new products and services. To that end, Tesla is seeking hardworking and passionate software engineers as various levels. These engineers will be part of a startup team that is focused on delivering a highly scalable platform that enables growth of current and future products and services to our customers.

What You’ll Do

  • Design and develop high quality, scalable and stable web applications and/or back-end services
  • Develop client-side applications that connect with web services
  • Develop back-end web services · Follow Tesla’s high standards for security-best practices in all development
  • Partner closely with security team for code analysis and design reviews
  • Perform unit testing
  • Process bug reports and release fixes
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Participate in agile processes
  • Always think innovatively to solve customer problems

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent in experience
  • 3+ years of experience in building software products for external customer use in Java, C, C++, C# or some other object-oriented language with evidence of exceptional ability
  • Experience with writing SQL-based applications such as MySQL or MS SQL or Oracle
  • Experience working with Linux or similar O/Ss
  • Experience building scalable applications (Web applications or back-end services)
  • Detail-oriented, can identify and fix own bugs, and write quality code that runs efficiently
  • Passionate, positive, can-do attitude and can adapt to any challenge and willing to take ownership of problems and brings issues to full resolution
  • Enjoy working in a team that follows agile practices and code reviews and CI/CD

Compensation and Benefits


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:

  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Expected Compensation

$104,000 - $348,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.

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