Embedded Linux Engineer

Prospero Engineering
04 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Prospero Engineering are seeking an experienced Embedded Linux Software Engineer to join a global technology company in Cambridge. The company employ the most modern tools and techniques, including advanced configuration management and cloud-based solutions, to improve quality control and meet customer demand.

The position is based in Cambridge, UK.

Main Responsibilities:

·Develop embedded Linux distributions, board support packages and device drivers for embedded hardware, including x86 and ARM based platforms

·Organize, automate and manage Linux distributions across the portfolio of products, across chip architectures and platform versions

·Provide feasibility and cost studies for custom software projects

·Provide support and guidance to the systems development and systems application teams to create complete product solutions

·Project management to ensure efficient and timely delivery of engineering projects, adjusting priorities where necessary

·Applying the company’s Product Life Cycle to a product development, handling all aspects of the life cycle from concept/feasibility through to production release

·Liaise with the Operations team to ensure the products can be manufactured

·Liaise with and visit customers as required

·To provide support to the Sales team when necessary to ensure specifications meet customer requirements

·Archive all computer-generated work so that it may be safely recovered in the future

Required Experience & Skills Required

·An in-depth technical understanding of the Linux Operating system

·Proven experience with Linux, its configuration, kernel, driver, and application development

·Experience with Linux Networking Configuration (iptables, routing, cellular, wifi)

·Knowledge of security techniques and best practices

·Excellent programming skills (C, Shell Scripting)

·Experience of developing low level software

·Experience with GCC/GNU Linux tool chain and cross compiling

·Comfortable with version control and release management e.g. Git

·Excellent written and spoken English

·Can’t be afraid of wires, termination blocks, or jumper cables

Please note that all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80716044

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