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Linux Software Engineer

Job Title: Linux Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Towcester
Salary: Up to £48,000
REF: REF-010
Contact Name: Tally Richardson
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description


Our client based in Towcester is looking for a full time Linux Software Engineer to join their team. The primary role will be developing, implementing, validating and testing embedded software components such as firmware, device drivers, Board Support Packages, I/O fabric frameworks as well as user space code.

Duties include (list not exhaustive):-

  • Produce firmware, device drivers, Board Support Packages (BSPs) and associated software components for a number of Linux distributions such as Yocto, Red Hat, Scientific and Wind River.
  • Provide guidance to other engineers on working with the Open Source Community.
  • Provide timely customer support on issues related to Linux implementations.
  • Develop key expertise and drive best practice within the Linux development team.
  • Communicate development status to key stakeholders in a timely and professional fashion
  • Produce internal documentation for assigned tasks consistent with engineering procedures
  • Produce draft customer documentation for processing and deployment by the Tech Publications group
  • Participate in continuous improvement of Software Development Processes

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Electronics, Computer Science or related discipline and demonstrable working experience in an embedded software environment with Linux. Strong understanding of C as well as Linux kernel and driver development is required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that delivers high performance rugged embedded computing solutions, based on industry standards and open architectures, to mission-critical applications in defence, aerospace and industry around the world.