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Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US, 95124

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 25561 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

We are looking for a talented software engineer to be part of advanced software development team within the Global Electronics organization at Whirlpool. Whirlpool Corporation is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. You will be part of the global team that is responsible for developing software for all of Whirlpool products.  This position will be located in San Jose/San Francisco Bay area in California. 

 

The software engineer will be part of a team developing embedded software platform(s) that will drive innovation for Whirlpool Smart Appliances across the full range of products developed by Whirlpool.  These software platforms range from running RTOS at the low-end to running Embedded Android at the high-end. These software platforms provide IoT/connectivity features, middleware to control appliance, framework for running machine learning models, and user-interface framework to allow development of product-specific user-interfaces.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be a key member of the team that is responsible for designing and developing software platforms using Android, Linux or RTOS environments to support rapid innovation and product development
  • Take ownership of designing, developing, and maintaining significant software components at system software or middleware layers
  • Working with partners to develop and deliver Android, Linux, or RTOS BSP including board-bringup, hardware debugging, and optimizing low-level OS features
  • Develop expertise in Android and Embedded Linux
  • Investigate and apply emerging technologies and new design approaches.
  • Develop and implement sound software development practices
  • Work in an Agile environment.

 

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree or in lieu of a degree, at least 3 years of experience in computer science, software development or software engineering
  • 1+ years of experience in computer science, software development or software engineering. 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • Excellent software development skills.  
  • Experience with professional software engineering practices
  • Experience working with RTOS, Embedded Linux or Embedded Android
  • Experience working with the Linux open-source community is a highly desired
  • Excellent problem-solving skills especially debugging of complex software systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for applying latest technologies into the development of innovative features and products
  • A collaborative attitude and strong desire to succeed as part of the team
  • Self-motivated and a strong passion for learning

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About us

 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

 

At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

 

Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp. 


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