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Job Ref:  204636387
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Cambridgeshire
City:  Cambridge
Post Code:  CB1
Salary:  £80000 - £100000/annum
06/10/2016 03:44


Based in Cambridge, Edgar Stewart's client is an integral R+D and production facility for one of the world's largest telecoms manufacturing businesses. Committed to building a better future across the globe, they have a customer centric culture based on recognition and reward. Following a recent acquisition, they now need to make the key hire of a Lead Architect.

Role and Responsibilities:

In addition to being responsible for the overall architecture for drivers/kernel for Specific ARM64 based SoC Platforms, as Lead Architect, you will also be responsible for:

Collaborating with Open source development to support the HiSilicon SoC upstream, ARM64 ecosystem

Supporting the overall ARM64 SoC Roadmap and Design, from Software interface perspective and industry requirements.

Specific support on ACPI, PCIe, Virtualization Architecture and Design
Enabling and facilitating linux kernel up-streaming

Working with the internal software and hardware team to improve the efficiency of software ecosystem

The right candidate for this role will possess a Bs/Ms/BE in computer Science or similar with significant experience in software development on Linux platforms. Ideally, you will also possess Domain expertise in ACPI/Virtualization/PCIe, along with the following experience:

Strong hands-on experience on programming on Linux kernel for server or network or mobile product domains

Good experience and understanding of end to end software platform architecture & design (Handled directly)

Good understanding of overall Linux kernel architecture

Experience with open source ecosystem and development tools

Technology analysis to support new solutions/business roadmap preferred.

In addition, you must be able to exhibit guru-level software development expertise and architectural experience. The expertise should be in any one or more of the following areas:

1. System software for ARM platforms on Linux (strong experience in platforms like mips/ppc/x86 also can apply)

2. BSP and Driver development (Linux 2.6 or later preferred)

3. Network/PCIe/Storage.

4. Virtualization (KVM, Qemu, Xen etc)

5. Compilers (gcc/LLVM or similar)

6. File systems and Distributed fs

7. Performance (Bandwidth and system performance)

8. OS Hardening (Security)

9. Kernel Debugging (including low level drivers/performance etc)

10. Technologies like Docker, Open Stack, OpenNFV, storage technologies etc

11. Multicore - Multi processing

12. Kernel programming for any other specific subsystem/kernel features

Our client has a highly captive global customer, and business streams completely unaffected by recent political events. Long term career stability is on offer as demand for their technology increases year on year. You can expect an excellent basic salary and a comprehensive benefits package including BUPA, company pension, relocation assistance and company bonus scheme.

To apply for these roles please send your CV to our recruitment partner Nick Bolton at Edgar Stewart Selection, via the contact details provided
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