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Lead / Senior Software Engineer - Android


Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 08/05/2022
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  • Company Address: 1741 Broadway St, Fl 3 , Redwood City, CA 94063, US

About Phiar

Phiar Technologies combines deep learning artificial intelligence and augmented reality into a new form of vehicle navigation platform. The Company's learning technology offers real-time road understanding and detection AI. It analyzes objects and contextual information through a single smartphone camera, that runs completely on-device without any cloud or peripheral processing.

Job Description

Phiar’s Mission and VisionMission: To enable every vehicle to have human-likeperception capabilities.Vision: To revolutionize how people navigate, interact,and experience the world.

Who We Are

We have developed the world’s first AI-powered AR
navigation platform for drivers, using ourultra-efficient Spatial-AI: road understanding deeplearning AI and 3D localization that runs atthe edge, in real time. We are a group of dedicatedprofessionals formed out of Harvard and theHarvard Innovation Labs in 2017, bringing expertisein deep learning, computer vision, softwareoptimization, and UX design. We are backed by multipletier-1 mega VCs and Y Combinator,and we have just recently raised our Series A fundinground that was led by State FarmVentures. Now is the perfect time to join our coreteam and revolutionize how billions of peopleperceive and navigate the world!

Phiar In The News

Seed funding round media coverage (2018)

Mobile application beta program media coverage (2020)
NextRealityPanasonic - Phiar AR HUD partnership media coverage(2020 - 2021)
Panasonic North America
Panasonic at CES 2021
CNN Business
Car and Driver

Additional media coverage on Phiar

Detroit Free Press

Demo Videos
Phiar’s AI-powered AR navigation
Phiar’s Spatial-AI engine’s application concept
Phiar’s ultra-efficient AI - real-time on mobile processors:
Panasonic’s AR HUD, powered by Phiar’s Spatial-AIEngine

Who You Are

We are seeking a talented and experienced Lead/SeniorSoftware Engineer in Android as a keyhire to our team. You willown the Android platform-specificcode base, from the Gradle buildsystem to UI elements. You will also help optimizeand integrate advanced algorithmsimplemented in native code (C++). You will be a keystakeholder in the architecture andpackaging of our public SDKs and applications. Youwill also ensure our software worksflawlessly on multiple hardware platforms, from mobilephones to development boards and realcars.


Bachelors in Computer Science or other related field
5+ years of Android development experience
Good proficiency with Kotlin, Java, Gradle and modernC++ (C++14 and abovepreferred)
Deep knowledge of the Android SDK, NDK, and latestbest practices
Familiarity with Android IPC mechanisms
Experience with Android frontend developmentProficient in one of the following topics
AOSP custom builds
3D rendering (OpenGL, GLSL...)
3D game or AR/VR application development
Performance and latency optimization

Bonus Points
Experiences working with Android Automotive

Join Us!
Phiar is a leading AI and AR company with industryleading on-device mobile deep learning AItechnologies. We offer competitive salaries, companystock options, company sponsoredmedical/dental/vision/chiro/life benefits, unlimitedPTO, and we sponsor H1-B visas and greencard applications. We are a group of passionate andfun loving people. Join us to buildsomething amazing and let’s change the world together!

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