Linux Device Drivers Engineer


Softnautics is Looking for Embedded Software Senior Engineer who is technically strong, and have hands on experience in, C/C++ Programming Language with Linux. Should have been involved in development of at least 2 – 3 device drivers for Linux. Experience with board bring up, device driver, porting, bootloader, u-boot, file-systems is required


3 – 8 Years


  • Requirement understanding, Design, Develop, unit testing & debugging of Embedded Software – Real-time applications, Device Drivers, Bootloader, porting, Linux kernel etc.
  • Documentation – Requirement Specification, Design, Test Plan & Test cases etc.
  • Leading team of 3 or 4 engineers
  • Effort estimation, planning, customer Interaction

Person Specification

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5 – 8 years of experience in Embedded Software with sound fundamental of C
  • Expert with the Linux kernel & Linux kernel device drivers such as USB, SATA, PCI, Ethernet, WLAN, NFC, Bluetooth
  • Must have hands on experience working in embedded Linux building, Uboot configuration, kernel compilation, Linux start-up sequencing, file-systems, debugging kernel messages and board bring-ups for cross platforms etc.
  • Familiarity with development using Host – Target tool chains for embedded platforms
  • Experience in system level debugging, reverse engineering, Linux Internals, Protocol level knowledge of interfaces would be added advantage
  • Hands on experience on debugging tools like GDB, KGDB, JTAG, ADB
  • Familiarity with tools like Logic Analyzer, DSO/CRO, Spectrum Analyzer would be added advantage
  • Sound knowledge of SW development tools such as Git, CVS, Confluence, JIRA, bit-bucket, SourceTree etc. is must
  • Passionate about learning new technologies, methodologies, strategies and processes
  • Should be able to work in aggressive, high pressure environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Self-starter, problem-solving mentality, and creative thinker
  • Good in documentation & shall be able to prepare the specification, design documents, test plan & test reports from requirements
  • Reading schematics, datasheets, technical reference manual and Silicon revision sheet

Desirable Skills:

  • Independently lead the module with 3 or 4 engineers
  • Quality process – CMMi, Agile Scrum is required
  • Good knowledge of working with Open source software packages is preferred
  • Positive attitude and has no issues working
  • Close cooperation with other leaders and projects managers