Sr. Software Engineer - C++/Kernel

Sr. Software Engineer - C++/Kernel
WA, Seattle

Job Description

This is leading edge development in a fun and challenging atmosphere.  While this client is an established – well capitalized, zero debt – and recognized brand, this effort will feel like a startup with an entrepreneurial energy and spirit.

You will be responsible for:

  • Working with the complete Android Platform, including the kernel, bootloader & Android runtime for Android based embedded devices
  • Modifying the Android platform in all if the Android platform layers – Linux, Android runtime
  • Embedded Linux development experience
  • Android app development
  • Create, design, code, debug, maintain, test, implement and validate applications and collaborate and communicate with appropriate parties.
  • Develop high-quality code, with strong emphasis on engineering standards such as automated unit testing, and integration testing.
  • Writing, documenting and debugging code for new features for multiple platforms.
  • Working with state-of-the-art, large interactive displays.
  • Supporting and working with other engineering teams that are local and remote.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of commercial releases.
  • Researching the latest software development trends.
  • Performing other duties as required.

The right candidate has …

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or doctorate in computer science or related fields (Electrical engineering, physics, math, etc).
  • Five years’ experience with three years of development experience in embedded software development using C and/or /C++
  • Experience with device drivers, Linux kernel and Android system development, and other major operating systems (OSX, Windows).
  • Experience with networking stack.
  • Experience with bare-metal programming, bootloader and firmware development.
  • Ability and desire to learn new technologies and platforms.
  • Ability and or knowledge to perform Android (Gradle / Maven / Java / Android Studio) application development and related debugging.
  • Knowledge and experience with design principles such as design patterns, interfaces, and object-oriented programming.
  • Ability to work with in a global team.

Key Success Factors

  • Self-starter, function well with minimal supervision
  • Passionate and committed with strong sense of ownership and craftsmanship
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills (interpersonal, written and verbal)

Language Skills

  • Fluent written and spoken English and as a plus, Mandarin



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