Senior Embedded Linux Engineer at Trimble Inc. in Westminster, Colorado

Posted in Other 13 days ago.





Job Description:

Title: Senior Embedded Linux Engineer

Location: Westminster, CO, or Remote US/Canada

Division: Agriculture

About Agriculture

The Ag In-Field-Solutions division builds precision farming systems, including displays and automated guidance systems for agricultural vehicles. Farmers use our guidance systems to automatically steer their tractors with highly accurate GPS/GNSS based control. Our display systems automatically control farm implements performing operations like planting seeds, spraying fertilizer, and measuring crop yield in an optimal way based on soil conditions and agronomist prescriptions. Our displays send the farm data to our web-based farm and fleet management system Trimble Ag Business Software. We save water, fuel, chemicals, and time and increase crop yields along the way.

Job Summary

The Trimble agriculture division is looking for a Senior Embedded Linux Engineer to develop the next generation of precision farming technology. You will work on cutting edge mobile computing technology that increases the productivity of farmers and helps reduce the use of fuel and chemicals. When you work at Trimble you will be exposed to a wide range of technologies; our products contain everything from GPS Tracking and high accuracy positioning to OpenGL 3D graphics, real-time control systems, and vehicle robotics. Come join an outstanding team of engineers in an exciting and growing division of a company that has a track record of consistent growth.

Key Responsibilities


  • Bring up Android Open Source Project (AOSP) system-level software (Bootloader, Kernel, Android Framework) on new hardware


  • Write and maintain kernel drivers


  • Debug Linux kernel panics and crash dumps


  • Ensure device system performance (hardware and software)


  • Work with the Trimble hardware team and outside ODMs to test and debug devices


  • Implement manufacturing tests for new devices


  • Support DevOps and manufacturing for the deployment of software to the field


Skills & Experience Required


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • 5+ years of C and C++ programming


  • 5+ years of Linux kernel/driver programming


  • Real-time or multi-threaded embedded systems


  • ARM architecture


  • Able to understand hardware schematics for bringing up and debugging embedded devices


  • Self-managed, self-starter able to work in a rapidly changing environment


  • Problem-solving ability and strong experience analyzing information along with quick effective decision-making


Preferred / Nice-to-Have Experience


  • Android system (AOSP) and application programming


  • Familiar with Yocto Linux


  • Experience writing and modifying SELinux policy files


  • RTOS experience


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Our Company

Trimble is an exciting, entrepreneurial company, with a history of exceptional growth coupled with a disciplined and strategic focus on being the best. While GPS is at our core, we have grown beyond this technology to embrace other sophisticated positioning technologies and, in doing so; we are changing the way the world works. Our solutions are used in over 140 countries and we have incredibly diverse lines of business.

Our employees represent this diversity and can be found in over 30 countries, working closely with their colleagues around the world. Due to our geographic, product and customer reach, there is plenty of room at Trimble for exceptional people to grow. Come position yourself with an innovative industry leader and position yourself for success.

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity, and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety, and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware, and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation, and logistics.

  • Note: This role can be remote in the US or Canada, so the compensation can vary depending on the region

Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D