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Embedded Linux Firmware Engineer in Kirkland, WA at TableSafe

Date Posted: 4/28/2018

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Job Description

Embedded Linux Firmware Engineer

Job Brief

Our startup in Kirkland is developing the next generation of EMV-capable pay-at-the-table devices. We are looking for an Embedded Linux Firmware Engineer to create, modify, and maintain device drivers and OS services. You will work collaboratively with developers, quality assurance engineers, implementation engineers, and product managers. Our team moves quickly, the right candidate will be versatile and creative with the ability to dive right in.


Embedded Linux/Unix Firmware and Kernel Development, Embedded Hardware

Your Responsibilities Will Be…

•  To design and implement device drivers that enable our devices to effectively perform in the customer environment.

•       To architect interfaces for communication with a custom hardware device and be cautious of security requirements and design decision implications.

•       To make enhancements, modifications and corrections to existing device drivers.

•       To participate in the design, development, testing and documentation of future device drivers.  

•       To write reusable, testable and efficient code.

•       To collaborate to provide solutions to complex problems.

•       To participate in the product development lifecycle, including the requirements gathering, design review, capacity planning and code review processes.

•       Strong attention to detail and thoroughness; able to handle complex issues and undocumented processes

•       Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; documentation will be required

What You Will Get…

•       The ability to transform the dining experience and the way in which restaurants accept payments; securing the transaction and protecting both the restaurant and the diner from potential credit card fraud.

•       The ability to impact change and drive the business forward; we’re a small team and every voice is critical to our success as a company.

•       A competitive compensation package.

Job Requirements

You Will Have…

•       Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS and/or equivalent experience

•       5+ years of Embedded Linux/Unix Software Development

•       Expert knowledge of C (C++ a plus for test and related applications).

•       Expert knowledge of Linux which you have used recently and extensively in a professional position (Linux 2.6 and newer kernels).

•       Experience developing and troubleshooting drivers on an embedded device (touchscreen, SPI, I2C, Bluetooth, wireless, battery, etc.).

•       Experience cross-compiling Linux for ARM environments (GCC, CodeSourcery, Linaro toolchains).

•       Experience creating and maintaining driver interfaces to user mode applications and middleware (i.e. character devices).

•       Experience working with Broadcom or other ARMv6 microprocessors.

•       Experience working with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, protocol analyzers, DMMs, JTAG, and other hardware test equipment and methods.

•       Experience reading schematics, data sheets, and other hardware and software specifications and standards.

•       The ability to effectively utilize the following software tools: git, desktop Linux development environment, Jenkins and/or Yocto build environments (KVM or VM experience a plus).

•       The ability to work in a fast-paced and Agile environment; flexibility and responsiveness is required.


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