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Linux Kernel Developer - ARM/Embedded (4-8 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 389592

Linux Developer


- A Linux Developer with experience in embedded Linux runtime environment (Debian preferred).

- The ideal candidate should have recent hands-on development expertise with the major aspects of embedded Linux (embedded HW architectures, the Linux kernel, build environments, etc.).

- The position involves a significant level of autonomy in which a self-motivated applicant will work independently to develop solutions.

- The candidate must also be comfortable working in a team environment and working directly with partners and customers. On occasion, travel may be required to meet with community organizations, partners, and customers.


- Applicant should possess at least a Bachelor degree in Electrical/Computer/Software engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.

- Applicant must have at least 6 years of experience developing software for Linux systems (opportunities exists also for those having more or less experience, but at least 4 years).

Applicant must have significant experience one of more of the following :

- Experience with Debian Linux. Including packages, build environment and integration.

- Real-Time Linux

- Linux kernel and kernel module development

- Linux driver development (e.g. usb, block, character, wireless, network stack)

- Linux kernel debugging skills (e.g. kgdb, lttng, systemtap, jtag, etc.)

- Embedded/custom Linux distribution development/management

- Cross-compiling & porting (e.g. make, autoconf)

In addition to above, applicant should possess several of the following :

- Fluent in at least one scripting language (Python, Perl, Bash)

- Experience in version control tools like GIT

- Experience in Linux build systems: Openembedded, Yocto (Poky), Debuild, etc

- Knowledge of Linux user-space environments

- Strong English communication

- Ability to work effectively within a fast-paced multi-national engineering environment

Preferred :

- Experience with x86_64 and/or ARM/ARM64 architectures

- Experience in usage of debugging targets JTAG, BDI

- Customer facing experience

Job Duties :

- Implement and maintain a Debian based distribution aimed at Industrial applications.

- Work cross functionality across multiple groups, geographies and timezones.

- Port the Linux kernel to new boards and uprev BSPs to new kernel versions

- Work with customers directly to get issues localized and resolved

- Design and implement services built upon software products, open source components, and/or custom platforms

- Create functional design specifications and other project documentation. Review internal and external product documentation and provide appropriate input to other parties involved in various projects

- Track main open source community efforts and specific projects that potential customer engagements may rely upon. Become an authoritative voice on those topics.

- Participate in the community and upstream relevant work.

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