Livio seeks Software Engineer

August 15, 2012  by  


Overview: Founded in 2008, we are a VC-backed startup in Ferndale, Mich., currently looking to expand our software engineering team. We have been winning new automotive-related business, and are looking for the best, forward-thinking minds to join us as we build connectivity solutions for vehicles, the home, and beyond. The primary focus is connecting content and services to hardware products for a variety of new applications. All of our software engineers work together as one team, reporting directly to Jake Sigal, the founder and CEO.

Typical workday: Jeans. Coffee. Code. Create.


Four-year degree in computer science, EE/CE or equivalent.

Minimum of one year post-college working experience.

Must live or be willing to live within 15 miles of Ferndale, Mich.

You must be authorized to work in the USA.


Organizational skills: You love lists, thinking on your feet, and solving complex problems.

You write code in your free time.

Expert proficiency in C, C++, and Java.

Let us know if you have these bonus skills:

Additional programming languages

Mobile app development skills

Server development and programming skills

Audio experience

Bluetooth, wireless, and/or other wireless programming experience

Testing and validation experience

Automotive experience

Dodgeball skills

We asked our engineers to tell us why they love working at Livio. Here’s what they said:

“Get things done without worrying about departmental lines or organizational red tape.”

“Projects matter. Each project that Livio takes on is going to make a difference. Livio gives you a say in what projects we work on next.”

“Actual professional growth, not just some passive system. Livio actually wants everyone in the company to succeed in their professional career.”

“The work you do actually makes a difference. You get to see your work actually do things, big things.”

“Attitude. Livio has a saying that if you aren’t failing, you can’t be innovating. Risk is accepted and encouraged as we approach new problems. Once we get our project working, we make it work right, and then make it work well. That’s how Livio stays ahead of the market.”

Benefits: 100% company-paid health and dental coverage, stock options, vacation, 15 holidays.

Apply to: Tell us what you’re passionate about, your bonus skills, and attach your resume. Please use subject software_engineer_082012 and your full name.

About Livio

Metro-Detroit-based Livio was built in the guest bedroom of Livio Radio founder and CEO Jake Sigal’s home in 2008 on the foundation of “More Music, Less Work.” Today, those words remain more than a catchy slogan. It’s a philosophy, a way of life that drives Livio employees and a growing list of breakthrough products. Whether they’re moving technology forward with products sold under the Livio Radio consumer brand or creating common-sense solutions for business customers through Livio Connect, a day’s work at Livio means everybody hustles. It’s about streamlined engineering, fewer headaches for their customers, and putting an end to unnecessary product hassles. Livio collectively fights above its weight class in the pursuit of American innovation, giving their big-name business partners the freedom to do what they do best. More information can be found at and

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