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Senior Embedded Software Engineer (Linux) - UK Head Office

Datapath Limited is a world leading innovator in computer graphics, video capture and digital display technology.  Founded in 1982 and distributing across 5 continents, Datapath has end customers in more than 100 countries worldwide, in diverse markets including Medical, Signage, Security and Retail. Datapath consistently delivers class leading products and effective customer support, providing unbeatable service for specialised requirements. We are a successful and expanding company, with offices in the UK and US and customers in every major global market.

Continuing this success, we are pleased to offer a great opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to help maintain our growth. The successful candidate will join the team as a Senior Embedded Linux Software Engineer and will take full responsibility for developing embedded Linux platforms, distributions and device drivers for Xilinx Zynq based systems. This role is extremely important to the future product roadmap so it is expected you'll have industry experience and success designing low-level systems within a product development environment and expert knowledge of embedded Linux platforms. The role also includes technical leadership and mentoring of junior to mid-level Engineers.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong embedded C programming skills with an ability to optimise hardware performance by understanding low level hardware and software interaction.
  • Proven experience with Linux BSPs, Linux Kernel and Toolchain Builds (preferably Petalinux).
  • Extensive experience of software development including platform bring-up and low-level debugging.
  • Linux Device Driver and Platform Driver development.
  • Root File System, Bootloaders (U-Boot) and Device Tree.

Desirable Skills:

  • Xilinx Vivado.
  • Linux V4L2.
  • IP / Network protocol experience.
  • Familiarity with GStreamer.

Our benefits:

  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Annual review of salaries
  • Time off in lieu policy for any overtime worked
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • 3% employer pension contribution
  • A non-contractual, discretionary profit share bonus scheme
  • Flexitime policy between 7am-7pm
  • Employees are eligible for life assurance/death in service which provides a cover of three times gross salary after successful completion of probationary period.

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