[sf-lug] [JOB POSTING] Linux Build Systems Lead, Alameda, $90K to 120K

jim jim at well.com
Sat May 1 15:35:49 PDT 2010

Linux Build Systems Lead (Wind River Systems, Alameda)
Salary DOE, highly competitive to industry 

Description: We are looking for a developer to lead work on the Wind River Linux build system, the Linux Distribution Assembly Tool (LDAT). LDAT uses GNU autoconf/automake and Makefiles, shell scripts, perl scripts, and rpmbuild, to configure and cross-build embedded target systems. In particular, we need an individual able to create and debug complex gnu Makefiles and scripts which make use of includes, rules, templates, and significant numbers of generated dependencies. A good understanding of how gnu make supports parallelism and how to create dependencies to support running many tasks in parallel is a must.

Qualifications: 8+ years of development experience, with 2+ years of Linux in a development environment, especially embedded systems. Strong experience with GNU make with complex includes, rules, dependencies and debugging and GNU autotools (Autoconf/automake/libtool). Strong shell (Bourne/Bash), Perl and python scripting abilities, with practical C experience in a cross-compilation environment Hands on knowledge of GNU development toolchain, especially gcc for cross-compilation and linking and gdb for debugging, Experience with RPM package management, and knowledge and understanding of common Open Source software development practices.
We are looking people to be leaders in this growing team in a growing industry, strong OSS skills and motivation, and who wants to make a difference. The Wind River Linux group has the feel and flexibility of a small company, with the backing of a large company (Intel). Plus, you get your own office in beautiful Alameda, with telecommuting options.

Please send resumes/referrals to: amy.wong at windriver.com

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