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Linux Kernel Engineer

Job no: 496392
Work type: Experienced
Location: Leeds, UK
Categories: Linux, OS Kernel, Processors, Testing

Linux Kernel Engineer

Joining our MIPS kernel team you will have the chance to contribute to the well-established Linux kernel architecture for MIPS processors. This creates a great opportunity to have an impact across the kernel. You will be exposed to all levels from the silicon to the software stack and to a variety of open-source projects.

You will

  • Work on new features of the Linux Kernel 
  • Develop support for new and current MIPS cores and chips
  • Ensure that kernel and cores work correctly
  • Interact with the Linux community to upstream features and improvements
  • Work on related open-source projects including U-boot
  • Resolve customer issues

Abilities make possibilities
Committed to making your customers, stakeholders and colleagues successful, you’re an excellent communicator, listener and collaborator who builds trusted partnerships by delivering what you say, when you say. You’re curious, solutions orientated and a world class problem solver who constantly seeks opportunities to innovate and achieve the best possible outcome to the highest imaginable standard.

You have

  • Experience of MIPS or other core Linux kernel development
  • Experience of embedded Linux, SoC internals and bringup
  • Good knowledge of multiple Linux kernel subsystems
  • Good understanding of embedded/SoC architecture and design features
  • QEMU or similar software simulation platforms experience
  • C Programing language
  • Attention to detail
  • Tenacity with technically challenging issues
  • Ability to work on your own and in a team on multiple parallel tasks

You might also have

  • Pushed changes upstream to the Linux development community
  • Familiarity with low level chip bringup/debug including JTAG based debug
  • Python Programming language

Invent the future
The people at Imagination enable the tech that’s shaping our world, from virtual reality to smart phones, autonomous cars to space probes. It’s their creativity that has enabled Imagination to power world-changing electronic products. Dare to dream big? We’ll encourage you to pursue your dream. We listen, we’re open and we’re honest. Whatever it is you need, you’ll be respected and helped along your way.

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