DENSO International America, Inc. Backend Software Engineer in Southfield, Michigan


DENSO is a global supplier of advanced technology, systems and components. With nearly 150,000 employees around the world and operations in 38 countries, we take pride being one of the largest automotive suppliers. Our customers include all major carmakers, heavy duty manufacturers and automotive aftermarket. Chances are if you're driving it anywhere in the world, there's a DENSO product on it.

Backend Software Engineer - Application Programming Interface (API) - Southfield, Michigan

As a DENSO Backend/API Engineer, you will be part of DENSO's North American R&D; team developing the APIs and backend infrastructure supporting our web, mobile, and hardware products. This position will focus on mobility platforms, including car sharing technology and future autonomous technology capabilities.

We’re looking for an experienced, strong engineer that can design and build API endpoints and services to support those APIs.

What you'll be doing:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and create services and API’s that support innovative user experiences.

  • Help define and shape our backend architecture

  • Scale the platform and build out new features.

  • Contribute to the frontend if and when needed, developing new skills as needed

  • Create documentation to showcase work and support external and internal customers.


Core Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Engineering or equivalent degree

  • Must have previous work experience in software engineering.

  • Seeking a Midlevel to Senior Software Engineer

  • Expertise in one or more object oriented programming language (e.g. Python, Java, C++, C#).

  • Experience developing backend services and RESTful APIs

  • Experience building services for systems at scale.

  • Experience with large-scale distributed storage and database systems (SQL or NoSQL, e.g. MySQL, Cosmos DB).

  • Take ownership in your work, and understand the need for code quality, elegance, and robust infrastructure.

  • Interest in mobility, transportation, and new technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science

  • Must have experience developing backend services and RESTful APIs.

  • Experience in web and/or mobile application development

  • Experience in Python and data modeling

  • Experience building frontend code.

  • Experience with machine learning (e.g. TensorFlow), information retrieval, algorithmic complexity, data mining, and optimization.

  • Familiarity with PaaS and SaaS (AWS, Heroku, Azure, Google Cloud)

Work Locations: DIAM Southfield (20003-1) 24777 Denso Drive PO Box 5133 Southfield, 48033

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Shift: 1st Shift

Job: Engineering

Req ID: 180000AU