Linux OS Developer

Role: Linux OS Developer
Reports to: Software Manager
Start Date: Immediate

Hanover Displays Limited is a worldwide, leading manufacturer of passenger information systems for the public transport industry. All design and development, and the majority of production, is carried out at our head office in Lewes, East Sussex.
We are proud to have a friendly open environment in our R&D department and are looking for talented professional individuals to join us at an exciting time of growth and technological & organisational change.

They are looking to recruit for the role of: Linux OS Developer

Brief summary
You will be mainly working within a small team developing new features for our products, as well as assisting in the maintenance and support of current software. You are likely to be working on several projects at any one time, with lifetimes of a few days to a few months. You will be working on aspects of a project ranging from specifying requirements, through design and implementation, prior to independent testing and release.
You will report to the Software Manager of the R&D Department and/or a designated intermediary. You are likely to work with Sales, Technical Support and Production staff as well as other members of the R&D team. Occasional customer site visits, including overseas, are possible.

Key Responsibilities
 To provide and maintain Linux Kernel support, including device driver implementation & modification for our existing and future products in our console and On-Board Computer ranges
 To assist in developing a variety of ancillary embedded projects within the Production and Test Departments of the company
 To produce documentation as required for future reference
 To work productively with other Hanover staff in the mutual achievement of Company goals
 To advise his or her manager of any improvements, conflicts of interest or inefficiencies pertaining to development activities

Background and skills
Essential
 Team player with a pro-active and flexible approach to problem solving
 Experience in manually building software within a Linux environment
 Interfacing to Linux Kernel for Embedded Systems
 Experience with ARM processors
 Experience with debugging from the application level down to the hardware level
 Modern C language skills appropriate to Kernel development
 Experience in programming at least one scripting language: bash, Python, Lua

Desirable
 Exposure to version control and other modern SW development practices: git, build servers, Continuous Integration, etc.
 Knowledge and use of serial communication standards and protocols
 Interest in working with embedded electronics hardware
 Application development under Linux
 x86 processor experience
 C++
 General Linux admin and network skills
 Experience in working within an ISO9001 Quality system

Other Information
A competitive salary package is available, including contributory pension scheme, private medical insurance, travel insurance, discretionary bonus scheme (after a qualifying period), and 22 days holiday per annum.

Contact Information:
Email us with your CV including details of your qualifications, experience and availability at gtomlin@hanoverdisplays.com.