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Linux Platform Software Engineer

Job description

My client are seeking a talented Linux Platform Software Engineer to join our expanding team and contribute to the development of our cutting-edge LTE/5G Android product range. If you're passionate about technology and eager to make a difference, this is the perfect opportunity for you.


They are a leading technology company committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation in communication solutions. Located in Waterbeach, Cambridge, they offer a collaborative and dynamic work environment where you can thrive and grow your career.

Your Role:

As a Linux Platform Software Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the development, integration, and maintenance of low-level software components for our Android/Linux platform. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing custom functionality within the UEFI bootloader, Linux kernel, and Android HALs to enhance our products.
  • Integrating new drivers into our platform, assessing performance, and customizing as required.
  • Managing large code bases and confidently using git to merge branches and upstream commits.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including hardware/electronics and factory test application developers, to ensure seamless integration and functionality.

What You Need to Succeed:


  • A relevant technical degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in Linux kernel and system programming, with a strong understanding of embedded systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the wider engineering organization.
  • Proficiency in C++ or Java for Android development.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Linux kernel driver development, including power management support.
  • Familiarity with Qualcomm SoC and Android platform development.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours to support your work-life balance.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension, dental care, and healthcare.
  • Support for staff wellbeing, including discounted gym membership.
  • Enjoy social events and activities, fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture.
  • Subsidized Hub on-site restaurant and ample free car parking with electric car charging points.

Join the Team!

At SoCode, we pride ourselves on an attractive referral scheme.

If you feel you are suitable for this role, please don’t hesitate to apply now. For more information, or to discuss your experience/CV, please do get in touch with Jeremy van Waveren at SoCode-Norwich Office.

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