Embedded Linux Software Engineer

    • Futurex
  • Bulverde, TX
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 12 days ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Command-line interface
I2C
Embedded Linux
Operating systems
Technical Support
Design software
Embedded systems
Software development
Computer science
x86
Version control
Linux kernel
Data
Encryption
eXist
Computer hardware
Documentation
API
C
Linux
GNU Compiler Collection
Valgrind
Debugging
Scratch
ARM
PowerPC
Assembly
Scripting
Bash
POSIX
Shell
Git
Interfaces
SPI
Scheduling
Policies

Job Details

Futurex is a worldwide leader in hardened data encryption security solutions. The company headquarters and engineering campus is located in Bulverde, 15 miles north of San Antonio, Texas.

Futurex is seeking a talented embedded Linux software engineer. Futurex embedded Linux software engineers will have opportunities to work with advanced cryptographic systems at all layers of an embedded Linux operating system such as boot loaders, kernel drivers, and system support daemons.

This role offers an opportunity for candidates to expand their talents by participating directly in the development of production software. Individual visibility within the team is high, and opportunities for rapid advancement exist.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design software and systems based on defined requirements for existing and new embedded systems
  • Code, test, and troubleshoot operating system components for embedded systems
  • Confer with software and hardware team members to develop, understand, and update requirements for product features
  • Write and maintain programming documentation on subjects including code, API functionality, and software issue creation/resolution
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to information being processed, stored, or accessed

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong interest in embedded Linux, embedded hardware, and software
  • Software development experience in C
  • Comfortable on a Linux command line interface
  • Experience with basic FLOSS development tools (gcc, binutils, strace, valgrind, etc.)
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, engineering, or similar field
  • In depth knowledge of embedded Linux systems, Linux driver development, or kernel debugging
  • Motivated, self-starting, and eager to learn

STRONGLY PREFER
  • Experience building an embedded Linux environment from scratch (buildroot, Yocto, or OpenWRT, etc.)
  • Experience with initial bring up of a board with a Linux environment
  • Experience with using toolchains including for cross compiling for diverse architectures (ARM, PowerPC, x86_64, or aarch64)
  • Comfortable reading assembly (ARM, PowerPC, x86_64, or aarch64)
  • Experience debugging and integrating hardware components with the Linux operating system
  • Experience with scripting (Bash, POSIX shell)
  • Experience with version control software (git)
  • Experience with hardware interfaces such as I2C, SPI, and GPIO.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux kernel stack and subsystems

Benefits
  • A key role in production-level software projects working directly on cutting-edge encryption technology with a fast time to market
  • Competitive compensation and opportunities for advancement
  • Flexible scheduling policy
  • Company-provided snacks and drinks
  • Scenic corporate campus with amenities including a tennis court, jogging trail, and putting green
  • Welcoming, family-style corporate culture uniquely suited to fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and motivated individuals

Join us as an embedded Linux software engineer and contribute to our innovative cryptographic products.