Software Engineer, Autopilot Analytics
Data is deeply embedded in the engineering culture at Tesla. We rely on data – lots of it – to improve autopilot functionality, to design self-driving features, and to educate the world on the possibilities of an autonomous future. Each vehicle in our fleet introduces an opportunity to learn about the complexities of the road, and in return, we are able to improve the safety of our vehicles for customers.
We're the Autopilot Analytics team, a small group of data scientists and software engineers that help the Autopilot team understand how customers are using autonomous features in the wild. We help engineers through direct support, by building data pipelines and visualizations that drive feature design and development.
We're looking for a talented engineer to join as a foundational member to scale how autopilot telemetry can improve our engineering efforts. Your work will affect hundreds of thousands of Tesla customers, as well as support the initiatives of many internal Tesla teams.
Half of your time will be dedicated to hands-on data analysis and visualizations, while the other half will be spent building data pipelines, tools, and applications to automate those analysis. Given the responsibilities, strong communications are a must.
Work with stakeholders to take a vague problem statement, refine the scope of the analysis, and use the results to drive informed decisions
Write reproducible data analysis over terabytes of data using cutting-edge open source technologies
Summarize and clearly communicate data analysis assumptions and results
Build data pipelines to promote your ad-hoc data analyses into production dashboards that engineers can rely on
Write clean and tested code that can be maintained and extended by other software engineers
Operate and support your production applications
Keep up to date on relevant technologies and frameworks, and propose new ones that the team could leverage
Identify trends, invent new ways of looking at data, and get creative in order to drive improvements in both existing and future products
Strong proficiency in Python, SQL
Strong foundation in statistics
Experience with data science tools such as Pandas, Numpy, R, etc.
Experience building data visualizations
Experience writing software in a production environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong problem-solving skills to help refine problem statements and figure out how to solve them with the available data
Nice to have
Experience building data pipelines
Experience building web applications
Experience building machine learning models in a production environment
Experience with continuous integration and continuous development
Experience with AWS services
Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. We design, manufacture, sell and service the world’s best solar technology, energy storage systems, and electric vehicles, providing customers the opportunity to generate, store and consume energy entirely sustainably.
Tesla is committed to hiring and developing top talent from around the world for any given discipline. Based in California, Tesla’s workforce spans across four continents. We work to build an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion, or background, can come to do their best work.
Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional philosophy of inter-disciplinary collaboration. Each member of the team is expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. We’re tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems—and we wouldn’t succeed without our shared passion for making the world a better place.
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 committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 510-602-3960 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here). Please contact email@example.com for additional information or to request accommodations.