Senior Linux and Embedded Software Engineer

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 08/13/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Embedded Software Engineer Job Number: 22705

Job Title: Senior Linux and Embedded Software Engineer


  • Design, develop, code, test and debug system software
  • Write device drivers, unit tests and create software documentation
  • Work closely with cross functional leads to build demos and prototypes to test core concepts, technology edges, and the intersection of tech with human interaction
  • Work with 3rd party and open source software
  • Debug product, bring up boards and resolve issues on hardware platforms
  • Feature and system testing and verification



Candidate should have experience with developing firmware for consumer electronics . Candidate should be able to demonstrate strong architecture, design and optimization skills and be able to communicate solutions clearly to a larger team.


Key requirements
  • Experience with embedded systems development/firmware
  • Detailed knowledge of electrical engineering theory and practical applications
  • Experience with Linux and driver development
  • Proficiency with C and C++
  • Experience with common hardware interfaces like SPI, I2C, UART, USB, DMA, Flash and GPIO’ s
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal technical communications skills
  • Hardware Interface MIPI


  • Knowledge about simulation tools not necessary, but a plus
  • Experience with kernel development
  • Experience with Android AOSP
  • Knowledge of real time operating systems, device drivers, ARM
  • Knowledge of hardware/software integration of cameras and video
  • A willingness and desire to take initiative

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

Maxwell McIlwaine

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