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Senior Software Engineer

Standort: San Diego, CA, United States of America

Kontron is looking for an Embedded Linux Platform software engineer to join our expanding software division. This individual will be responsible for developing and maintaining BSP's, Embedded API's and device drivers for Kontron's single board computers. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, work well with cross functional teams and have solid experience developing BSPs for Linux platforms.

Ihre Aufgaben

  • Develop Linux BSPs, device drivers and APIs for Kontron platforms
  • Debug and support platform software and custom OS requirements with minimum input
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stake holders in addressing software issues during all phases of product development
  • Participate in all phases of a product development cycle from product design, through implementation, debugging, testing, qualification and customer support.

Ihr Profil

  • BS with 8+ years of experience or MS with 5+ years of experience
  • Experience with Linux internals- kernel and driver development
  • Experience with developing and porting custom Board Support Packages (BSPs)- Yocto, Timesys, etc.
  • Knowledge of SOCs, x86/ARM and PC architecture
  • Solid C/C++ programming experience
  • Excellent understanding of bus architectures and h/w interfaces: PCIe, 12c, LPC, USB, SMBUS, SPI, eDP, JEDEC standards, EEEP
  • Good understanding of UEFI/BIOS related specifications: ACPI, SMBIOS, UEFI BDS&CSM, BBS, TXT, PXE, storage protocols
  • Board bring-up experience- Collaborate with h/w, CPLD, and firmware engineers in-house and Silicon/BIOS vendors
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to work in a dynamic environment often interacting with internal and external customers

Optionale Qualifikationen

• Experience with Windows BSPs and boot loaders • Scripting language experience- UEFI shell programming, Python • Knowledge of embedded specifications: LVDS, eDP, HDMI, ULPI

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We invite you to explore Kontron for your new career. Visit for more details. To apply, email your resume directly to, referencing job code SSE. Please include your current salary and your salary expectations. If you need any assistance in applying for a position with Kontron America, please email or call Human Resources at (858) 677-0877 and direct assistance will be provided. Kontron is listed on the German TecDAX stock exchange under the symbol “KBC”. Kontron America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage Minorities, Females, Disabled and Veterans to apply.

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