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[vox-jobs] Linux Software Sustaining Engineer needed in Sunnyvale;
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[vox-jobs] Linux Software Sustaining Engineer needed in Sunnyvale;

When people think of technology innovation, they think of AMCC. Our company leads the charge to create the essential building blocks that allow people to share and store information worldwide; we're moving fast and thinking fast – all the time.

AMCC provides the foundation for major networking and telecommunications companies like Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks, Alcatel and Lucent Technologies. We work with well-known OEMs like SUN, Hitachi and HP to deliver leading HBA solutions for storage networks. Additionally, we target exciting, high-growth markets like Serial ATA (SATA) RAID. If you're interested in making an impact by driving the wave of innovation in the world of networking, see below.



Staff Software Engineer;  


Primary Job Responsibilities:  

This position is for engineering support of existing AMCC PowerPC software. Will support and enhance Linux kernel modules, command/utilities, and development kit software for the PowerPC family of processors (BSPs). The duties of the position include debugging and enhancement of boot loaders, firmware, Linux Kernel and internals, peripheral device drivers (Ethernet, PCI, PCIe, IEEE 1588, USB, USB OTG, Linux SCSI, TCP/IP, SAN and NAS, FC SAS/SATA storage, etc.). Position will allow development of relationships with the Linux kernel community as well as interaction with software and hardware developers.

Education Requirement or Equivalent: 

BS in Computer Science, M.S. preferred.

Experience Requirement: 

Requires 4+ years of experience in Linux software support

Special Skills or Knowledge Required: 

Extensive programming in C is required

Candidate must have an excellent computer science background and demonstrated strength in writing efficient embedded code

Solid background in software development and deliver products on time with good quality

Excellent understanding of Linux and kernel programming is required

Background in peripheral device driver development in Linux is a must

Must be able to work with ASIC and software engineers in a small team environment

Must be self-motivated with excellent problem solving, debugging, analysis and code development skills

Must have good written and verbal communication skills

Experience with PowerPC or other 32-bit RISC micro-controllers is preferred.

Experience with bootloaders development is desirable, preferably with U-Boot


To be considered for this position at AMCC, please send your resume to me;



Mark Apton
408 542-8810
Website; www.amcc.com

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