Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.
Microchip is seeking a Principal Linux Graphics Software Engineer to become part of a worldwide team responsible for supporting new and existing products in the MPU32 business unit. A candidate will work closely with the MPU32 marketing, design, and development teams, and will be responsible for supporting customers with software solutions. Extensive experience with embedded Linux, C++ libraries/frameworks, development tools, scripting languages as well as the integration of third-party code is a must. A proven track record of shipping high-quality software on an embedded platform is essential. From driver development to user applications a successful candidate will be able to embrace every aspect of an embedded Linux graphics stack, and more.
Key Job Responsibilities Include:
- Major contributor and collaborator on the design, development, and debugging of an application level C++11 graphics framework.
- Work with a worldwide team of software engineers, marketing, design, and customers to define and meet project goals and customer requirements.
- Create and disseminate collateral such as application notes, technical briefs, training, and technical articles for new and existing products.
- Integrate, test, and benchmark software for release.
- BS or MS in Computer Science.
- Minimum 7 years of relevant software development experience.
- Minimum 5 years experience in software development using the C++11 (or later) standard.
- Experience with graphical user interface (GUI) frameworks, e.g. Qt, wxWidgets, GTK, or equivalent.
- Experience with software version control using the Git version control system.
- Experience with ARM-based embedded processors running embedded Linux.
- Experience with software design, tools, and implementation methodologies.
- Experience with memory management and multi-threaded development.
- Experience with Buildroot, Yocto, or equivalent embedded Linux build systems is a plus.
- Knowledge of operating system fundamentals.
- Knowledge of general purpose software development tools and languages (make, shell scripting, gcc, xml, GNU auto tools, cmake).
- Experience with cross-platform desktop software development (Windows, MacOS, Linux) is a plus.
- Prior exposure to 3D computer graphics stacks and applications is a plus.
- A history of working in and contributing to open-source software projects is a plus.
- Ability to break down problems and design software to solve them.
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
- Must be able to work effectively with teams located around the world.
- Some travel may be required.
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