Software Engineer - Operations Automation


September 15, 2021

The Role
Tesla’s Vehicle Engineering team is currently seeking a software engineer to create tools for our engineering and operations teams. As a software engineer, you will create purpose-built, internal-facing software tools that solve the most difficult and impactful problems facing Tesla’s engineering and production systems.
Tesla’s Vehicle Engineering team, in general, owns the centralized technical aspects of our multi-continent Gigafactory network and product line. The systems we work on include Tesla’s most important programs, such as Cybertruck, cell production, Robotaxi, and new factories. The software team is responsible for making these systems and operations every bit as intelligent and dynamic as the products themselves.
As a software engineer on the Vehicle Engineering team, your code will close the control loop on detection and correction of global operational issues and inefficiencies. You will have a high level of ownership, a large positive impact, a chance to develop cutting edge software and computer vision projects, and the opportunity to shape the future of internal software tools for Tesla’s operations teams. The role will require the confidence to flex into all aspects of software engineering, as needed, to make the final product successful.
  • Build & take ownership of large software products that detect operational issues and make Tesla more efficient
  • Demonstrate good DevOps practices
  • Maintain and improve existing applications as needed

  • Proficient in Python
  • Writes clean & efficient code
  • Experience with SQL (nice to have)
  • Proficient in Ruby (nice to have)
  • Hands-on experience with AWS (nice to have)
  • Hands-on experience with Machine Learning (nice to have)

Employee Benefits
  • As a full time Tesla employee you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents.
  • Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage)
  • 3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution
  • Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and employee discounts