Software Development Engineer II, Nav API - Remote, United States

Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.9 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security, and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs, and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers.

What We Do

The Navigation team develops and operates web services powering virtually all of Mapbox’s strategic navigation initiatives in consumer, automotive, and logistics. This is a highly multidisciplinary team, with work spanning distributed systems on AWS to geospatial localization, traffic telemetry, and mapping. 

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What You'll Do

As an Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing and operating significant areas of our routing services. In this role, you can expect to:

  • Solve complex guidance scenarios that don’t have good solutions today
  • Develop best-in-class guidance experiences that make routing enjoyable, not robotic
  • Provide highly customizable guidance solutions for large OEMs as well as very niche customers with unique use cases
  • Build the tools others will use to unlock incredible mapping and navigation solutions never seen before

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • Experience engineering modern C++ and Linux server applications in a commercial or open-source development environment, or equivalent performance-critical systems experience with Go, Rust, or the JVM.
  • Knowledge of operating systems and distributed systems (e.g., fault-tolerance, consistency, service discovery, etc.)
  • A rigorous approach to problem solving, using experiments and data analysis to drive quality of service improvements
  • Willingness to go beyond your comfort zone …

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