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Software Development Manager

Redmond, Washington Direct Job ID: 2210150529


PDS Tech has an immediate opportunity for a Software Development Manager with our client in Redmond, WA. 
*Candidates must be local as the work will be hybrid (remote/onsite 2 days a week). Relocation assistance available.*
**Sorry, no C2C or 10-99 available for this project.**

$15K sign-on bonus for this role!

Job Summary:
As a key member of our client’s growing Software Engineering organization, you will lead a Software Development Team and collaborate with various other technical teams in the company to design and take into production market defining automotive lidar product. The ideal candidate for this position will be a highly motivated Software Enthusiast with strong people management and communication skills as well as world class expertise in areas of edge computing, automotive software, and/or perception.
  • 50% is managing/leading/mentoring a small team of SW Engineers (roughly 5-7)
  • 50% is ad hoc projects, and standard management of KPI’s/reporting

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Set technical direction for your team in conjunction with senior leadership.
  • Grow the team by attracting and hiring exceptional talent.
  • Provide hands-on leadership working closely with engineers, developers, and technical project managers to design and develop this client’s automotive lidar products.
  • Lead design and efficient implementation of automotive quality software as applied to Advanced Driver Assistant Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicles (AV).
  • Lead development of embedded computing platforms with Linux and implementation of fast, low-latency real-time algorithms and code for edge computing.
  • Collaborate closely with Firmware, RTL, and Electronics teams to implement algorithms realizable in edge devices with embedded software or directly on Silicon.
  • Create and maintain design documentation, conduct design reviews.
  • Manage activities of individual contributors.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Good understanding of principles of lidar and other automotive perception sensors.
  • Excellent C++ and Python programming skills.
  • Solid foundation with best-in-class Software Development processes and tools, including source control, bug tracking, and design documentation.
  • Development experience on custom platforms utilizing Embedded Linux.
  • Hands on Experience utilizing some of the following software frameworks and libraries: Computer Vision (e.g., OpenCV), Point Cloud Processing (e.g., PCL), Parallel Computing (e.g., Cuda), Visualization (e.g., OpenGL), Machine Learning (e.g., TensorFlow), or ML Compilers (e.g., TVM).
  • Exposure to Software Projects developing to regulatory or automotive standards, such as ASPICE, ISO 26262, or AUTOSAR.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized, creative, motivated, and passionate about achieving results.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
  • B.Sc.  degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field and
  • 7+ years of Software Development Experience including 3+ years of team lead or management experience, or equivalent combination of higher education and experience.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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