Principal Embedded Software Engineer – Open Source / C/C++ / Kernel / Linux / MCU / CPU / Ethernet / GIT / FreeRTOS

Principal Embedded Software Engineer – Open Source / C/C++ / Kernel / Linux / MCU / CPU / Ethernet / GIT / FreeRTOS

Principal Embedded Software Engineer – Open Source / C/C++ / Kernel / Linux / MCU / CPU / Ethernet / GIT / FreeRTOS

We are recruiting for a Principal Embedded Software Engineer with a solid background in Open Source, programming in C/C++ and knowledge of Kernel, Linux, MCU, CPU, Ethernet and GIT to join our client on a long term contract working on a remote basis.

My client is a global name in mobile and tech development, and as Principal Embedded Software Engineer you will be focused on board enablement and bring-up for the new operating system, device BSP and driver development, maintenance and long term support across different chipset platforms, and support key partners to improve customer BSPs providing better maintainability, quality and performance.

Required skills

  • 8+ years’ experience with C/C++ in embedded software engineering, OS development or similar;
  • Open Source project/community participation experience;
  • Working experience in Zephyr, Linux, FreeRTOS, Android, Tizen or other OS development;
  • Strong knowledge of those OSes’ architectures and experience on kernel or sub-system or module development (e.g. HAL, multimedia, communication, etc.).
  • Working experience with MCUs and CPUs (e.g. ARM, ST, NXP, Intel), including bootloaders, board startups or BSP development;
  •  Experience with connectivity – Ethernet, USB, RS-232, RS-485, CAN, I2C, SPI, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi etc.;
  • Knowledge of Bitbake, Yocto Project, and build system scripting languages such as Python, Perl, etc.;
  • Excellent Git skills and familiarity with developing and applying patches;
  • Open source OS maintainer or contributor experience for Zephyr, Linux kernel, freeRTOS, Tizen, etc.;

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