Software Engineer (Linux Developer)

Job Description


A Linux Lead developer with experience in embedded Linux runtime environment (Debian preferred). The ideal candidate should have recent hands-on development expertise with the major aspects of embedded Linux (embedded HW architectures, the Linux kernel, build environments, etc.). The position involves a significant level of autonomy in which a self-motivated applicant will work independently to develop solutions.  The candidate must also be comfortable working in a team environment and working directly with partners and customers.  On occasion, travel may be required to meet with community organizations, partners, and customers.


Applicant should possess at least a Bachelor degree in Electronics/Computer/Software engineering, Computer Science or equivalent. Applicant must have at least 5-7 years of experience developing software for Linux systems.

Applicant must have significant experience one of more of the following:

  • Experience with Debian Linux.  Including packages, distribution, build environment and integration.
  • Real-Time Linux
  • Security methods and frameworks in Linux
  • Linux kernel and kernel module development
  • Linux driver development (e.g. usb, block, character, wireless, network stack)
  • Linux kernel debugging skills (e.g. kgdb, lttng, systemtap, jtag, etc.)
  • Embedded/custom Linux distribution development/management
  • Cross-compiling & porting (e.g. make, autoconf)

In addition to above, applicant should possess several of the following:

  • Fluent in at least one scripting language (Python, Perl, Bash)

Job Duties

  • Implement and maintain a Debian based distribution aimed at Industrial applications.
  • Work cross functionality across multiple groups, geographies and timezones.
  • Port the Linux kernel to new boards and uprev BSPs to new kernel versions
  • Work with customers directly to get issues localized and resolved
  • Design and implement services built upon software products, open source components, and/or custom platforms
  • Create functional design specifications and other project documentation. Review internal and external product documentation and provide appropriate input to other parties involved in various projects



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens EDA (India) Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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