[SVLUG-Jobs] JOB OPENING : embedded linux Mentor Graphics

Elliott, Jim Jim_Elliott at mentor.com
Wed Jun 19 16:02:01 PDT 2013

Job Opening:  Embedded Linux Developer

Company:  Mentor Graphics
Location: Portland or Bay Area or Remote Worker

To APPLY:  link to posting: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH08/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MENTOR&cws=1&rid=1623

Company:  Mentor Graphics
Job Title:    Software Engineer - Embedded Linux  - 1623
Job Location:  Remote Worker - PST or MST or CST
Job Category:  R&D/Software Engineering

NOTE: This position can be worked remotely in either the PST or MST or CST time zones.

Job Duties:
Reinforce our team and contribute to the creation and success of Mentor Graphics' software tools for embedded systems. We are seeking a systems programmer grade software engineer to work in an international team on the architecture, design and implementation of software tracing tools for debugging and analyzing embedded systems. Ideally, a candidate will have strong background in Linux operating system kernels for embedded and desktop usage, low level programming as well as embedded systems hardware and software design concepts. Useful experiences include familiarity with software tracing methodologies and with internals of the GNU Debugger. As our products also leverage and contribute cutting edge open source technology the engineering work might include collaboration with open source developers across the software ecosystem and on a broad range of platforms. This job will be within a small, highly-qualified team with multiple contacts to our international development sites. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills on a global scale, assertiveness as well as the ability to act independently are desirable.
The job profile also includes:
*         The enhancement and adaptation of tracing technologies as LTTng, SystemTap and GDB trace points
*         Tracking, influencing and contributing to open source projects that product capabilities may rely upon
*         Conveyance and explanation of concepts and design decisions to peer experts
*         Assessment of existing concepts and solutions regarding potential, performance and risks
*         Participation in reviews and/or inspections of designs, specifications, and code

Job Qualifications:
Qualifications include a bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related discipline;, or equivalent. A minimum of 4 years experience and excellent programming skills in C/C++ as well as strong communication skills, verbal and written are required. We look for individuals with sharp backgrounds in the following areas:

*         Embedded Linux Kernel and middleware application space experience
*         Linux/UNIX command line and shell scripting
*         POSIX threads programming
*         Dynamic linking concepts under Unix-like operating systems
*         BitBake, OpenEmbedded, and Yocto build and configuration environments for embedded Linux

Knowledge of real-time programming, synchronization, multithreading, multi-processing, and programming is valuable. Individuals with a holistic view of interactions between the operating system, applications and the hardware are wanted. Experience with embedded system tools, open source development frameworks (e.g. Eclipse) and with the Java programming language is favorable. If you like to work in a collaborative environment and are a contributor to the open source community even, Mentor Graphics may be the right choice.

NOTE: This position can be worked remotely in either the PST or MST or CST time zones.

To APPLY:  link to posting: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH08/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MENTOR&cws=1&rid=1623

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