Junior Linux OS Developer

Accord Appointments
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior Linux OS Developer, Brighton, £30,000 to £35,000

Our client is a worldwide, leading manufacturer of passenger information systems. All design and development, and the majority of production, is carried out at our clients head office near Brighton.

Our client are proud to have a friendly open environment in their R&D department and are looking for talented professional individuals to join the business at an exciting time of growth and technological & organisational change.

Brief summary

You will be mainly working within a small team developing new features, as well as assisting in the maintenance and support of current software. You are likely to be working on several projects at any one time, with lifetimes of a few days to a few months. You will be working on aspects of a project ranging from specifying requirements, through design and implementation, prior to independent testing and release.

You will report to the Software Manager of the R&D Department and/or a designated intermediary. You are likely to work with Sales, Technical Support and Production staff as well as other members of the R&D team. Occasional customer site visits, including overseas, are possible.

Key Responsibilities

·To provide and maintain Linux Kernel support for our existing and future products in our console and On-Board Computer ranges

·To assist in developing a variety of ancillary embedded projects within the Production and Test Departments of the company

·To produce documentation as required for future reference

·To work productively with other staff in the mutual achievement of Company goals

·To advise his or her manager of any improvements, conflicts of interest or inefficiencies pertaining to development activities

Background and skills


·Team player with a pro-active and flexible approach to problem solving

·Interfacing to Linux Kernel for Embedded Systems

·Experience with ARM processors

·Experience with debugging from the application level down to the hardware level

·Modern C language skills appropriate to Kernel development

·Experience in programming at least one scripting language: bash, Python, Lua

·Knowledge and use of serial communication standards and protocols

A competitive salary package is available, including contributory pension scheme, private medical insurance, travel insurance, discretionary bonus scheme (after a qualifying period), and 22 days holiday per annum.

Please note this role is NOT in Brighton, but on the outskirts of the city.

This role is commutable from Eastbourne, Brighton, Worthing, Lewes, Newhaven, Shoreham-By-Sea, Portslade, Burgess Hill, Uckfield, Haywards Heath, Hailsham

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