Embedded Engineer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
n.a
Duration:
n.a
From:
Software Specialists
Place:
Wisconsin
Date:
01/31/2014
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
658974

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The individual will contribute individually and in collaboration to deliver the following technical objectives:

  • Porting and application of Linux drivers and open-source software to support the Texas Instrument WL127x module on our custom ARM based hardware platform.
  • Functional decomposition and architecture recovery of the SOUP software in order to comprehend design choices and major factors in reliability and performance.
  • Recommend appropriate methods or write software to interface with service configuration and clinical applications.
  • Drive & support subsystem, module, and unit verification testing to a level of detail in accordance with the complexity and criticality of the derived software items.
  • Develop internal software diagnostics to measure performance and evaluate design margin under varied operating conditions.
  • Develop external diagnostic and reporting tools for system test in controlled and real word environments.
  • Troubleshoot issues and implement fixes for the root cause.
  • Analyze measurements to guide data-driven design improvements with quantifiable results and innovate new technologies to evolve the platform.

Desired qualifications:

  • Extensive C programming experience, including low-level functionality on Embedded devices (driver support, SoC etc).
  • Experience in socket programming and network protocols (IP/UDP)
  • Experience developing code using Linux based development environment (Eclipse IDE, compiler tools, Bash Scripting, GNU Makefiles, GDB)
  • Experience with source code management tools. (Clearcase and GIT preferred).
  • Experience performing software functional and unit test.
  • Experience documenting requirements, verification plans, and test procedures in a formal quality management system.
  • Knowledge of Linux Kernel and Linux based Embedded system (u-boot, init scripts, system configuration).
  • Skilled with Scripting and high level languages like Bash and Java, Python, for data capture and analysis test tools.
  • Experience writing Linux Kernel drivers.
  • Experience configuring and compiling open-source packages and libraries, preferably including cross-compilation to an Embedded target.
  • Strong knowledge of networking
  • Strong knowledge of WiFi configuration, infrastructure, and protocols.
  • Work experience on Linux based or Android Embedded mobile platform
  • Previous work experience writing system applications and platform support on Linux/ARM based Embedded hardware, preferably TI AM3X, OMAP, Freescale iMx).
  • Previous work experience using Linux wireless drivers. Preferably TI (Texas Instrumnets) Wl12xx devices.
  • Strong background in wireless with specific work on 802.11 implementation or test.
  • Experience with enterprise wireless network security methods