Linux Kernel Software Engineer

Location: Brisbane CBD, Queensland
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH245484_1609884711

Ambition is currently partnered with a niche technology company to find them a Linux Kernel Software Engineer to join a small, agile development team. This role will report to the Engineering Manager and will be based out of their Brisbane office.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Linux kernel driver development
  • Embedded software development
  • Strong understanding of the current Linux kernel and its programming interfaces
  • Designing new features in conjunction with FPGA and electronics engineers

Essential qualifications and skills:

  • Degree qualification in engineering or related discipline.
  • Over 3 years' Linux kernel development experience
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Strong documentation and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read and understand electronics schematics and component data sheets.

Highly desirable skills/experience:

  • Windows driver development (USB over ethernet virtualisation);
  • Control system and signal processing algorithm development
  • Familiarity with ARM or SoC devices such as the Xilinx Zynq Ultrascale+
  • Experience working with high-speed digital I/O; and
  • Experience working with video transport protocols such as HDMI, DisplayPort and MIPI.

To send an application, please include a cover letter outlining the below points:

  1. Provide an overview of your Linux Kernel and C++ experience.
  2. Do you have any Linux Kernel commits? Please list links to some commit examples.
  3. Discuss a few examples of embedded problems where you had to perform throughput / latencies optimisations; be specific on the methods you used to understand and solve the problem.
  4. Do you have any specific project experience working on Kernel network and/or USB drivers? Please list specific tasks and outputs
  5. Please list any specific project / software examples about any of the other non-essential skills listed above.