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Technical lead: Embedded Linux Platforms


We are looking for Senior Engineers who will lead a team of software developers who are responsible for developing, securing & maintaining Linux based platforms.

What you will be doing:

  • Lead and mentor a small team of Linux engineers on best practices and technical know-how.
  • Scheduling customer deliverables, managing team priorities, identifying resource gaps.
  • Collaborate with the customer and internal teams to always enhance the overall project experience
    • Developing technical proposals to help customers make technical decisions.
    • Working closely with the team to ensure the project deadlines are met and risks/issues are proactively identified and communicated to the customer.
    • Ensure high quality of our deliverables.
    • Contribute to the overall product design to help customers through various aspects of their product lifecycle.
  • Be the Linux expert (kernel, CPU-architecture, general device-drivers, performance optimization, user-space) in the customer engineering team and enable customers in doing their Linux SW development.
  • Be the system-SW generalist and take-up any technical challenge and resolve it through the right solution.
  • Proactively notify Sales team of potential change order and drive it to completion as required on per-project basis.

What we need to see:

  • 5+ years of experience building and shipping embedded systems using Linux.
  • 2+ years of experience leading software development teams
  • Good breadth of technical knowledge (SoC, Linux SW, Tools, Applications, embedded security)
  • Proficiency in C, Git, and Yocto/OpenEmbedded.
  • Familiarity with security features such as verified boot and trusted execution environments.
  • Experience with root cause analysis, and advanced troubleshooting at kernel-level.
  • Ability to track and work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting schedules.
  • Demonstrated experience of leading software projects while providing technical inputs to unblock supporting teams.
  • Keen sense of urgency and drive for results.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight.
  • Over and above, a deep commitment to your own quality work and a strong desire to help the entire team to succeed.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Experience with Linux device drivers and bootloaders is a strong plus.
  • Scripting and automation experience with Python, bash or similar languages is a strong plus.
  • Experience working with open source communities to fix bugs, add features is a plus.
  • Experience migrating drivers from one version of the Linux kernel to another is a plus.

Why Timesys?

  • Opportunity to work on cutting edge open source technologies
  • Wide variety of challenging projects to choose from
  • Casual work environment

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