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Software Engineer - US

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Boston, MA, USA - (possible Remote US hires)
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Boston, MA, USA - (possible Remote US hires)

Smart Eye is the global leader in Human Insight AI, technology that understands, supports and predicts human behavior in complex environments. We are on a mission to bridge the gap between humans and machines for a safe and sustainable future.

About Affectiva:

Affectiva, a Smart Eye company, is on a mission to humanize technology. An MIT Media Lab spin-off, Affectiva created and defined the Emotion AI and Human Perception AI categories. Built on deep learning, computer vision, speech science and massive amounts of real-world data, Affectiva’s technology can detect nuanced human emotions, complex cognitive states, activities, interactions and objects people use. In the media industry, Affectiva’s technology is used by 2/3 of the world’s largest advertisers to research consumer engagement with ads, videos and TV programming. In the automotive industry, Affectiva’s Interior Sensing AI is enabling leading car manufacturers, fleet managers and ridesharing companies to build next-generation mobility that understands the state of the driver, the cabin and the occupants in it.


  • Develop Smart Eye’s C++ SDK codebase for its Driver Monitoring and Interior Sensing solutions
  • Participate in the design and implementation of features for the SDK
  • Optimize the SDK runtime on automotive-grade SoCs (System On Chips)
  • Build and deploy the SDK on different platforms

  • Develop prototype and demo applications using the SDK

  • Work with partners on integrating the SDK into their applications

  • Maintain existing and add new unit tests in the SDK
  • Resolve bugs in a timely fashion
  • Contribute as a global team member of the Automotive team using agile methodologies

Skills & Requirements

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of software development experience

  • 1+ years of work experience in C++ development

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment

  • Experience with working on Embedded System on Chips

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience working with distributed teams

Optional Qualification (Nice to Have):

  • Experience with understanding Deep Learning model architectures and inference runtimes (ex. Tensorflow, Tensorflow Lite, PyTorch)

  • Experience with cross-compiling for aarch64 and armv7 on Android and Linux.

  • Experience with developing Automotive applications

  • Experience with Python Development
  • Experience with benchmarking utilities
  • Experience in developing Android applications

  • Familiarity with using on-premise and cloud-based services like AWS


  • Preference that this position would be in Boston but open to Remote US hires

Additional Information and Company Benefits:

  • Full Time Position located in Downtown Boston
  • Competitive Benefits Package including: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Flexible working from home policy and a collaborative office space
  • Complimentary snacks and drinks, and lunch provided once a week
  • Free Gym - On Site

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Great Place to Work

  • Groundbreaking

  • Persistent

  • High-tech

  • Human

  • We offer flexible work schedules

  • We offer wellness grant

  • You will be working with brilliant colleagues

About the company

Bridging the gap between man and machine since 1999. Smart Eye develops artificial intelligence (AI) powered eye tracking technology that understands, assists and predicts human intentions and actions. By studying a person’s eye, face and head movements, our technology can draw conclusions about an individual’s alertness, attention, focus and gain insights into a person’s awareness and mental status.

Today, our eye tracking technology is embedded in the next generation of vehicles, helping the automotive industry take another step towards safer and more eco-friendly transportation. Our research instruments offer unparalleled performance in complex, real-world situations, paving the way for new insights in aerospace, aviation, psychology, neuroscience, medical and clinical research. _

Smart Eye is headquarted in Gothenburg, Sweden and has offices in Michigan, Boston, USA, Tokyo, Japan and Chongqing, China, Cairo, Egypt, as well as having partners, resellers and distributors in Europe, USA and APAC. Its solutions are used by more than 700 clients all over the world by leading research groups, brands and labs such as US Air Force, Nasa, BMW, Audi, Boeing, Volvo, GM, and many more.


20212021 – Smart Eye acquires Emotion AI pioneer Affectiva, merging two complementary teams and technologies into a transatlantic AI powerhouse.

2021Smart Eye announces design win from Chinese OEM Smart Eye AB receives a new design win from one of China’s largest OEMs.

2020Smart Eye receives its biggest order yet of 24 new design wins. In total, the company now has received 81 design wins with 12 automakers.

2020Smart Eye exhibits for the first time at CES in Las Vegas with great success. Interior Sensing is introduced among other technologies

201927 design wins received during 2019, 14 of which with a global Korean OEM and 13 of which with leading Japanese and European OEMs, respectively.

2019It is announced that the BMW 3-series, BMW Z4, BMW X3, BMW X4, BMW X5 and BMW 8-series includes Smart Eye’s technology.

2019The Smart AIS product is launched. For automotive aftermarket, launched in Shanghai in June 2019.

2019EU approves a regulation that all motor vehicles shall be equipped with driver drowsiness, attention and distraction warning systems between 2022-2026.

2018Additional design wins for an existing European customer.

201818th design win from one of China’s largest car manufacturers with SOP 2019. The order value is estimated to exceed 100 MSEK and 23 design wins in total.

2018Opening of offices in Tokyo, Japan and Chongqing, China.

2017The first time that eyetracking software is being procured for all car models of a production platform at the same time and 13 design wins from a European premium car manufacturer.

2017US office opened in Detroit.

2017Design win with a European premium car manufacturer with SOP 2019.

2016IPO at First North Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.

2015Launch of Aurora, a removable, high-precision screen metering system.

2008Embedded AntiSleep, a collaboration with Visteon whereby the system is integrated in a camera with a built-in processor.

2005AntiSleep is launched for the automotive industry as the first system with a camera and full 3D measurement.

2002Smart Eye Pro® is launched with three cameras and measurement in 3D; the first customer is Delphi Automotive.

2001First system sale of two cameras to SAAB Automobile.

1999Smart Eye is founded

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