General Information

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Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
Friday, May 6, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Motorola Mobility (a Lenovo Company) is one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone providers creating groundbreaking, affordable, high-quality products designed and built with the global customer in mind. Our dedicated Engineers make this all happen. We are thinkers, risk-takers and problem solvers working together to constantly challenge the status quo. If you share our commitment to ingenuity, creativity and innovation, we want to work with you! Explore the opportunities and apply today. 

This position is part of the Android Software Platform team responsible for development of leading edge innovative solutions, and carrier customization for mobile devices.  

Our Architecture and Development Engineers are responsible for the Middle layers of the Android stack (HAL,Runtime, Java API, Telephony/Data stack, etc) along with custom applications and services. They ensure adherance to solid design practices and compliance with Android policies while driving industry-leading innovation into the Android platform. 

Our Systems and Integration Engineers are responsible for planning, tracking, implementing and delivering high quality, customer-centric Android phone software. They drive improvements in quality and performance, debug and resolve system-level issues, and work closely with cross-functional product teams to deliver high quality, customer-centric Android devices. 

Some examples of things we are working on:

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: 

1. Innovate with patentable ideas and concepts within an iterative product-focused process.

2. Design and implement software solutions for an extensive product portfolio built from a common Android platform.  Most software developed using Java, Kotlin, C++.

3. Bring up and stabilize the latest Android OS (along with Google) for use on new mobile devices and upgrades.

4. Analyze software requirements to determine feasibility of design within quality assurance standards for worldwide deployment. 

5. Tune system/application performance and improve system/application stability using a strong background in Computer Operating System, Embedded System, and multi-threaded programming. 

6. Maintain focus on security, privacy and software best-practices to best serve our customers. 

Basic Qualifications: 

• Minimum BS degree in CS, EE, or ECE 

• Solid programming Experience with Java, Kotlin, Android or other structured languages. 

• Strong knowledge in algorithms, data structures and object oriented programming 

• Software Architecture and Design Methodologies 

• Knowledge of communication systems. 

• Good communication skills 

• Passionate about innovation, discovery and willing to take risks

Preferred Qualifications: 

• MS in CS, EE, or ECE 

• Experience developing for communication systems and devices. 

• 1+ years of experience with Android platform or application software development 

• Real-Time Embedded System Programming 

• Experience with Linux, Android Studio, GIT 

• Experience with AI, Graphics, Telephony/Connectivity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America