Matchtech

Senior Linux Kernel Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
13 Apr 2017
Ref
372977
Contact
Isabelle Eustace
Discipline
Electronic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an Embedded Kernel Software Engineer to work for a World Leading Electronics design company in the Cambridge area. This Kernel Software Engineer role will be working on a number of new operating systems being developed for their range of new products. This is a great opportunity as my client is starting to work on the next generation of mobile technology for use in the internet of things.

Re-locators are also welcome to apply and my client can offer assistance to those who qualify.

JOB DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS

Responsibilities for this role
- Software design (leading discussion and architectural definition of key technologies of Linux kernel, experience with Android and Android wear is a bonus)
- Define new optimization solutions and new features about mobile product software system; provide guidance and work with software team to implement these features and optimizations.
- Develop and build embedded software which involve implementing key component code for embedded devices (Smartphone, Wear and IoT devices).
- Track and work with various mobile-related open source communities, participate in developer conferences and summits.

Requirements for this role
- Software development experience on embedded systems
- Experience defining architecture
- Expert knowledge and experience of developing kernel and user space device drivers for Linux
- Strong knowledge of the ARM architecture.
- Strong knowledge of memory management or CPU schedule
- Strong knowledge of embedded power management techniques or security technologies.
- Experience of software profiling, instrumentation and optimization.
- Familiarity with open-source project development cycles and contribution processes.
- Experience with C/C++, assembly programming.

If you would like to know more, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Matchtech is acting as the recruitment agency in relation to this opportunity.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.