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Lead Embedded Linux Engineer, Yocto – Job Order 3397

Lead Embedded Linux Engineer – Job Order 3397

Location: Seven Corners, VA 22044
Compensation: $140,000
H-1b sponsorship available for existing H-1B’s
Stock options
Yocto is a must!

Located in the northern Virginia, Washington, DC metro area, my client is a startup with patented communications technology that enables text messaging anywhere in the world with direct satellite to mobile device communications which does not require special dedicated receivers to operate, just your standard mobile device. They have series A funding and will soon be going out for series B.
Yocto is a must

Core Responsibilities:

Leading the development of the copany’s custom Linux distribution
Creating Board Support Packages for existing and new hardware
Creating and maintaining layers and recipes
Supporting multiple CPU architectures (ARM, x86, etc.)
Porting the distribution to new platforms
Creating tooling to support satellite and telecommunications software engineers
Designing and implementing mechanisms to support OTA updates on production satellites
Be the Linux expert (kernel, CPU-architecture, general device-drivers, etc.) on the engineering team
Working in a small, agile team to manage the software development lifecycle (requirements definition, design, implementation, test, and verification)

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Software, Electrical, Aerospace, or in a related engineering field
7+ years of experience building and shipping embedded Linux distributions
Expert knowledge of C/C++, Git, and Yocto/OpenEmbedded
Expert knowledge of embedded Linux configuration, development, board support packages, bootloaders, kernel, and drivers
Experience with root cause analysis, and advanced troubleshooting at the kernel-level
Experience working with common protocols such as RS-232, SPI, I2C, and CAN
Experience with hardware-in-the-loop integration and testing
Demonstrated experience with all phases of the software development life cycle
Great communication skills and experience working with cross-disciplinary teams
Ways to stand out:

Experience with PREEMPT_RT
Experience developing and testing software for SmallSats / CubeSats
Experience using CI/CD to produce release artifacts
Experience with Docker
Experience creating container images from Yocto artifacts

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