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Title:  Linux Software Engineer (f/m/d)

Company:  Renesas Electronics Europe GmbH
Country/Region:  GB
City:  Bourne End
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  Bourne End
Job Function:  Software
Job Type:  Permanent


We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated software engineer (f/m/d) to join our Linux development team here in Renesas, based in Bourne End UK. You will work across all aspects of the software design cycle and will be supported in your day to day activities by the highly experienced existing members of the Linux team. The Linux team works on a wide range of Linux and Android related activities within the System Solutions Dept. These activities cover both the Automotive and Industrial business sectors. Some of the key activities are as follows:

  • Linux Board Support Development (BSP) for our high-end Renesas SoCs (System on Chip) based platforms. These SoCs are based on ARM 32-bit and 64-bit cores (e.g. CA57, CA53, CA15, CA7)
  • Linux Kernel, U-Boot and Android development and porting
  • Upstreaming support for Renesas devices to the mainline Linux Kernel as part of the Renesas contribution to the Linux open source project
  • Linux and Android BSP Maintenance/Support
  • Contributing to Open Source Projects such as CIP (Civil Infrastructure Project) and the Genivi Alliance (automotive industry alliance committed to driving the broad adoption of open source)
  • Machine Learning: we are currently working on Open Source solutions for Machine Leaning using frameworks like TensorFlow and Caffe.



Must have background, skills and qualities:

  • Degree in electronic engineering, software engineering or equivalent
  • Proficient knowledge of C and C++
  • Creative and structured approach to problem solving and issue debugging
  • Self-motivated and highly resourceful
  • Passionate about your contribution and self-improvement
  • Ability to work independently and in a distributed team environment
  • Flexible and open to change
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Valid and existing resident and work permit for the UK.


Desirable skills and qualities:

  • Working knowledge of ARM 32-bit or 64-bit architectures
  • Previous experience in any of the following: Linux Kernel, U-Boot or Android development/support
  • Previous Open Source Software experience
  • Experience in using GIT
  • Low level device driver and integration experience
  • Previous board-bring-up and porting experience
  • Agile project execution experience