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Experienced Embedded Software Engineer (7+ years)

Job Location: Chennai

We are looking for software developers who are passionate about developing and optimizing Linux / Android based platforms.

What you will be doing:

  • Driver development and new hardware enablement on Linux, Android or RTOS
  • Integrate various software into build systems
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Be the Linux expert (kernel, CPU-architecture, general device-drivers, user-space) in the customer engineering team and enable customers in doing their Linux software development
  • Backport key features/bug-fixes as needed by the customers to the distribution or kernel of customers’ product line
  • Be the system-software generalist and take-up any technical challenge and resolve it through right solution
  • Mentor and advise developers on best practices

What we need to see:

  • 7-10+ years of experience building and shipping embedded systems using Linux
  • Experience with performance optimization, root cause analysis, and advanced troubleshooting at kernel-level
  • Ability to interpret hardware schematics
  • Proficiency in C, Git, and one or more build environments such as Yocto Project, Buildroot, OpenEmbedded
  • Good breadth of technical knowledge (SoC, Linux software, tools, applications)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight schedules
  • Demonstrated experience of leading software projects while providing technical inputs to unblock supporting teams
  • Keen sense of urgency and drive for results
  • 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.
  • Experience working with open source community to fix bugs, add features is a plus.
  • Experience with optimizing system performance using tools such as profilers and tracers is a plus.
  • Experience with real-time operating systems is a strong plus.
  • Scripting and automation experience with Python, bash or similar languages is a strong plus.
  • Experience debugging issues on an embedded device using an oscilloscope is a strong plus.
  • Familiarity with security features such as SELinux, verified boot and trusted execution environments is a plus.

Why Us?

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

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