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Engineering Manager, Mobile Telemetry

Location: San Francisco (San Francisco)         posted: 07.07.19

Engineering Manager, Mobile Telemetry, Mapbox, Inc., San Francisco, CA.


Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software for Mobile Telemetry Software Development Kit (SDK) team. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. Build open source library that powers the collection of anonymous location data to continuously update and improve maps software. Develop and maintain Mobile Telemetry SDK for iOS and Android. Develop team’s technical roadmap and monitor deadlines and heavy engineering lifts. Liaise with product managers to define and execute against product needs and technical roadmap, triage key technical priorities and establish cadence for product lifts while balancing engineering bandwidth and resources. Initiate and facilitate technical postmortems on projects after completion for ongoing improvement. Enforce key engineering standards to avoid accruing technical debt, ensure consistency in software development process, and track deliverable deadlines for the team. Utilize mobile location services across multiple platforms and API levels in order to build and maintain the Mobile Telemetry SDK. Discover, debug, and fix data quality and power management issues. Design, implement, and optimize pipelines for the collection of raw GPS location data for efficient ingestion and development of location based services. 40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 9 am - 5pm.




Must have a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Geomatics and Spatial Analysis, Geospatial Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field, plus five (5) years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience developing location services software and applications within the telecommunications industry. Of the required experience, must have five (5) years of experience in each of the following (which may be gained concurrently):

  1. Designing systems to consume GPS location data from mobile devices efficiently and at scale;
  2. Analyzing SDK performance metrics to identify and address customer facing issues with battery consumption and memory pressure on mobile operating systems;
  3. Implementing consistent software development release cycles for customer facing SDKs; and
  4. Mentoring engineers in Test Driven Development and Agile concepts.


To apply, email resume to and reference Job #451.

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