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Linux System Engineer

Job Description

At our Siemens Advanta R&D Center we are focused on a product development including software development, hardware development, mechanical design and testing for the next generation concept of Industry 4.0.

Project information:
We would like to invite you to cooperate on the development of industrial automation products. We focus on complete product development and integration across the entire automation system. Currently we search for a new colleague who is responsible to create and maintain Linux based image for customized products, especially HMI panels.

Your task will be:

  • Building and preparing Linux distribution, i.e. bootable image of Yocto build system (poky, bitbake)
  • Dealing with Buildroot in old projects (only used as a source/reference for porting – to Yocto)
  • Create new layers/classes/recipes
  • Configuring and compiling Kernel
  • Collaborate with other Software Engineers on local or Europe level
You can look forward to: 
  • up to 33 days of holiday (standard 5 weeks + up to 8 days from benefit system) 
  • flexible working hours and home-office 
  • bonus for joining our company up to CZK 100,000 (depends on the level of technical knowledge)
  • an individual benefit budget of at least CZK 24,000 that you can turn into a combination of up to 8 extra days off, cafeteria points or pension and / or life insurance contributions 
  • relocation bonus for the costs of moving to the place of work (CZK 100,000 if you move to the Czech Republic from abroad, CZK 50,000 if you move to Prague within the Czech Republic) 
  • contribution to meals in the form of e- vouchers 
  • contribution to Multi-sport card 
What we will appreciate from you:

- Knowledge of OS Linux
  • Bootloaders - Grub, Syslinux…
  • Boot process – init scripts, SystemV, eventually Systemd
  • Target image preparation – filesystems like ext3/4, 
  • Partition layout and optimization (using utilities like dd, fdisk, parted, kpartx …)
  • Package management (opkg..) and related update policy
  • Configuration (networking, remote access – SSH, certificates)
  • Drivers
- Knowledge of scripting languages – mainly Bash and Python
- Experience with various toolchains and compilers (gcc, clang)
  • Cmake, make, ninja
  • Be able to read and patch source in C/C++
- Possibility to travel
- English – daily communication


Organization: Advanta

Company: Siemens, s.r.o.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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