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We, at Turing, are looking for talented remote senior embedded Linux firmware/software engineers who will design, develop, test, implement, and integrate firmware and software modules such as device drivers, diagnostic monitors, and application firmware for specific pieces of hardware. Get an excellent opportunity to collaborate closely with the best minds while working at top U.S. firms.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Specify, design, implement, release, and support embedded software products
  • Participate in embedded design projects from concept to production
  • Develop utilities, using C/C++, scripting in support of the embedded system development process using Linux
  • Identify the various security pain points as well as develop implementation strategies around
  • Write firmware for the specific System module and execute Engineering or System test plan-cases
  • Analyze domain specific technical or low level requirement and modification as per end customer or system requirement
  • Perform software testing including unit, functional and system level requirement including manual and automated
  • Performs code peer-review following coding guidelines and static code analysis
  • Document technical deliverables like software specifications, design document, code commenting, test cases and test report, Release note etc.
  • Provide technical support to team and contribute towards their growth

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of experience in embedded software engineering (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Proficient in C or C++
  • Familiar with boot code, low-level OS code, device drivers, and IO devices
  • Experience with computer initialization, SoC bring-up, debuggers, and networking
  • Experience with FPGA, Verilog, HDL
  • Unix system-level programming, embedded Linux
  • Scripting (Python, Bash, Perl, TCL, Lua)
  • Experience with Xilinx Zynq or Altera SoC platform
  • Expert knowledge of version control systems (Git/SVN)
  • Working knowledge of schematics and lab equipment
  • Must have experience with Linux and embedded RTOS, including experience with 32-bit microprocessor architecture.
  • Knowledge and experience with In-Circuit Emulators and Logic Analyzers.
  • Experience with product specifications, systems analysis, microprocessor-based systems, and firmware design.
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Experience with CMS or LMS development, deployment, or migration
  • Good debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

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How to become a Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer ?

An embedded systems engineer is familiar with the entire embedded system. They apply this understanding to the integration of hardware and software in an embedded system. The purpose is to guarantee that the whole system and product function properly. Many projects require these engineers to assist in the development of embedded software.
A Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer job is to create software for embedded systems. These engineers have a general awareness of the capabilities and limits of the embedded system. The engineer will confirm that the program is compatible with the system. Engineers who work on embedded systems, on the other hand, are intimately aware of the system's structure and limits.

What is the Scope for a Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer?

Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer jobs have strong career prospects and possibilities for future growth. As the cost of electronic manufacturing and prototyping has decreased, a slew of new hardware startups has emerged. Embedded Engineers are in high demand in areas like IoT, Robotics, Health Care, Mobile Devices, and Other Consumer Electronics, and this need is projected to expand in the future.
According to the top 14 most in-demand IT talents, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence (AI), which are important topics in embedded systems, are among the highest-paying careers. Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer jobs are in high demand right now. That implies you may anticipate a wage that is more than fair. The average yearly pay for an embedded engineer in the United States is roughly 83,000 USD, according to Glassdoor.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer?

A Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer job is to specialize in Linux operating systems for embedded systems. The Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer job is to manage software development operations. This includes the following:

  • Low layer development (boot, drivers, etc.) with strict embedded requirements, frequent security, and occasionally real-time. It might be software components or entire products.
  • Running tests on developed modules
  • Upkeep of the provided code
  • Regular progress reports are sent to the many stakeholders involved.
  • Design and implement embedded device and system software from the ground up to production and commercialization.
  • Create, develop, code, test, and repair system software faults.
  • Look through the code and design.
  • Analyze and increase the productivity, dependability, and scalability of system resources.
  • Integrate and test new product concepts
  • Assist with software testing and I/O performance optimization.
  • Offer assistance with post-production.
  • Collaboration with hardware designers and developers
  • Investigate both third-party and open-source applications.

How to become a Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer?

Now, let's look at the steps that must be taken to become a professional in the field of embedded Linux software development. To begin, keep in mind that becoming an embedded software developer does not necessitate any academic degree. You can create a career out of embedded software development whether you are a graduate or not, skilled or inexperienced. All you need is applicable technical and soft abilities, as well as hands-on experience.
However, you may have heard that in order to get hired in a Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer job, you must have a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a related area. This is true for various reasons: To begin, having the appropriate university degree allows you to better comprehend computer programming and web development, which will tremendously aid you in learning embedded software development. Second, many firms seek certain skills when employing embedded software developers, making it simpler to find exciting career prospects.
Let's take a look at the abilities and methodologies you'll need to master to get a good Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer job:

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Skills required to become a Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer

Here are the key skills you'll need to master if you want to work in a Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer job.

1. C

C is a structured programming language that allows difficult hardware or software challenges to be broken down into smaller, more manageable jobs. It also permits data to be transferred across the various program components. C is a general-purpose programming language that can operate on a wide range of programmes, including corporate software, computer games, graphics, computations, and so on. C is also employed in the creation of embedded systems. This implies that it is employed in the development of products like computers, cell phones, and other electronic gadgets.

2. C++

C++ is a general-purpose programming language that may be used for game creation, software engineering, database development, creating browsers, operating systems, and apps, among other things. It was developed as an extension to the C programming language and supports procedural and object-oriented programming. It serves as the foundation for millions of existing applications and lines of code.

3. Embedded Linux

Embedded Linux is a Linux operating system/kernel designed for use in embedded devices and appliances. It is a small version of Linux that provides capabilities and services in accordance with the embedded system's operating and application requirements.

4. Microcontrollers

A microcontroller, which is embedded within a system, manages a specific function of a device. Using its central processing unit, the microcontroller's processor analyses data received from input/output (I/O) peripherals. The processor's temporary information is saved in the microcontroller's data memory, where it is retrieved and deciphered and applied using instructions contained in the processor's program memory. It then communicates and performs the required action via its input/output peripherals.

5. Multithreaded programming

A thread is a self-contained unit of execution that is formed inside the context of a process (or application that is being executed). The word "multithreading" refers to the execution of several threads in a process at the same time. Consider it the application's equivalent of multitasking. Multithreading is a computer execution architecture that allows several threads to be formed within a process and run independently while sharing process resources. Threads can execute in full parallel if they are spread to their own CPU core, depending on the hardware.

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Developers and Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer are quite similar. To thrive at their craft, they must practice efficiently and regularly. They must also work hard enough to see consistent improvement in their skills over time. There are two important things that developers must focus on in order for that growth to occur: the help of someone more experienced and successful in practice procedures when you're practicing. How much time you invest in practice is of importance here. Therefore you must have someone to assist you in your journey. And do keep an eye out for any indications of burnout!
Turing provides the top remote Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer jobs that are a good fit for your career as a Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer. We provide you with the chance to work on complex technical and commercial difficulties that involve cutting-edge technology. This helps in your swift and solid skill enhancement. Join a network of the world's greatest developers to find full-time, long-term remote Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer jobs with greater pay and opportunities for growth.

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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
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Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

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Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer?

Every Senior Embedded Linux Firmware/Software Engineer at Turing has the ability to determine their own rate. However, Turing will propose a pay at which we are confident we can find you a successful and long-term opportunity. We base our recommendations on market evaluation as well as consumer needs.

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