Embedded Linux Software Engineer

Summary

A number of positions are available at different levels of seniority depending on candidate experience. You will be developing board support packages, kernel device drivers and real-time software for embedded Linux targets working closely with other members of our engineering team to develop solutions that meet our clients’ requirements. Typical projects use customised hardware based on openly-available reference designs. You will be participating in client meetings and will be responsible for the full software life cycle from concept to delivery. Apply now and join a team that works with leading-edge technology at the forefront of today's hardest engineering problems.

Would you like to work on novel healthcare solutions, smart city technology, advanced robotic systems or sensors for autonomous drones? What about mobile ad-hoc radio networks or airfield radar? How do you fancy underwater or aircraft-based sensor and communications systems? These are all current projects at Plextek and we need the brightest minds joining our diverse teams to deliver them.

Our work is largely driven by technical development and innovation. One of the great advantages of working here is that no two projects are the same. If you are an enthusiastic, adaptable and motivated person who thrives on variety, enjoys learning new skills and facing exciting challenges then this is the place to be.

THE ROLE

A number of positions are available at different levels of seniority depending on candidate experience. You will be developing board support packages, kernel device drivers and real-time software for embedded Linux targets working closely with other members of our engineering team to develop solutions that meet our clients’ requirements. Typical projects use customised hardware based on openly-available reference designs. You will be participating in client meetings and will be responsible for the full software life cycle from concept to delivery.

In-depth knowledge with proven experience in embedded Linux development is essential and experience of writing Yocto recipes is highly desirable. You should be comfortable developing software for a variety of platforms and able to generate customer-facing documentation. You must be comfortable participating in sales and project meetings with clients and able to generate technical responses to bids and tenders. You should have a good technical degree or an equivalent qualification.

THE REWARDS

In return, we offer a competitive package and a stimulating environment that will encourage you to be your best. We provide all the training, professional development and support that you need to complete your projects. We are a versatile business and are able to support career progression in many dimensions including technical, commercial and managerial.

THE COMPANY

Plextek provides unique solutions for our customers by solving today’s hardest engineering problems in sensing, data collection & communications. Our customers span a wide range of markets including healthcare, internet of things, defence, security and automotive.

We are based just south of Cambridge with easy road and rail routes to the vibrant city centre. We provide a friendly and supportive working environment including regular on-site and off-site social events.

Office address

The Plextek Building
London Road
Great Chesterford
CB10 1NY

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