Staff Engineer (Linux Build Engineer) 9292

Toronto, Canada / Thornhill, Toronto
Products – Engineering /
Fulltime /
Linux Build Engineer
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Yocto Linux Build Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in embedded Linux development and expertise in using the Yocto Project to build custom Linux distributions for embedded systems.


    • Design, implement, and maintain Yocto-based build systems for embedded Linux projects
    • Customize and optimize Linux distributions using Yocto tools and recipes
    • Troubleshoot build issues and provide timely resolution
    • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in Yocto Project and embedded Linux development
    • Debug and optimize existing code to improve performance and resolve software defects and issues.
    • Develop scripts and automation tools to streamline development and testing processes.
    • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality, maintainability, and adherence to coding standards.
    • Create and maintain technical documentation, including design documents, API documentation, and code comments.
    • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including software developers, QA engineers, and hardware teams, to ensure successful project execution


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
    • 5 years’ experience working with the Yocto Project to build embedded Linux systems, demonstrating a deep understanding of system configuration, package management, and image generation.
    • 5+ years of hands-on experience in designing, implementing, and optimizing CI/CD pipelines for software development projects.
    • 5+ years’ experience in scripting languages such as Python, Bash
    • Strong knowledge of Linux subsystems and networking protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, IPsec etc.)
    • Exposure to common security protocols and their design (SSH, IPsec, TLS etc.), and ability to understand security standard requirements
    • Hands-on experience with debugging and profiling tools
    • Familiarity with open-source development practices and collaboration with open-source communities
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

Additional Skills (Preferred):

    • Knowledge of Linux kernel, device drivers, and bootloader configuration
    • Experience with GitHub Actions
    • Experience in the Enterprise Networking domain.
    • Experience with Jfrog, Artifactory, Jenkins.
    • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and build automation tools
    • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills