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Lead Embedded Linux Engineer

Falls Church, VA 22041

Posted: 04/08/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 28657

Job Description

Position Title: Lead Embedded Linux Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire Lead Embedded Linux Engineer opportunity located in Falls Church, VA.   

Job Responsibilities:
  • Leading the development of 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) 

Job 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.

Job Details:
  • Direct Hire
  • Location: Falls Church, VA

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Job Requirements

OTA, CPU Architectures, OTA updates

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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