Senior Software Engineer, Board Support Package (BSP)

Palo Alto, CA /
Software Engineering – Software Development /
Full Time
Connectivity Team
Rivian’s Connectivity team is responsible for connecting our products to web, cloud and personal devices. The team consists of software and systems engineers with backgrounds in Bluetooth, LTE, GPS, Wi-Fi, M2M, Linux and Android.
As a Senior software engineer on BSP team you will
·       Develop embedded platform software for Telematics system
·       Lead board bring up activities and develop board diagnostics in close collaboration with hardware engineers
·       Develop firmware, device drivers, hardware abstraction layers
·       Test and validation of firmware and software components to ensure highest code quality
·       Optimize system performance, storage, networking and power utilization
·       Collaborate with chip vendors to modify and integrate firmware components, modules and libraries
·       Work with cross-functional teams - DevOps, Middleware and application developers to ensure build system is serving team’s needs
Required skills/experience
·       BS/MS in Computer science, Computer engineering, Electrical engineering or equivalent with 5+ years of firmware development experience in wireless or electronics industry
·       3+ years of development experience with embedded Linux, board support package, drivers and networking stacks
·       Strong technical competency in boot loaders, U-Boot and firmware updates
·       Very strong C programming skills
·       Strong analytical skills, excellent communications skills and take ownership to deliver results
Preferred skills
·       Proficient with C++ and python or other scripting languages
·       Solid working knowledge in one or more wireless technologies like 802.11x, Bluetooth, GPS or LTE
·       Extensive kernel experience
·       Contributions to open source projects
·       Good understanding of ARM architectures
·       Familiar with secure boot, HSM, Trust Zone

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