Lead Kernel Software Engineer - BSP - 304850

Novi, MI

About Siemens Digital Industries Software

Siemens Digital Industries Software is driving transformation to enable a digital enterprise where engineering, manufacturing and electronics design meet tomorrow. Our solutions help companies of all sizes create and leverage digital twins that provide organizations with new insights, opportunities and levels of automation to drive innovation.

Lead Kernel Software Engineer - BSP - 304850

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality. Find out more about the Digital World of Siemens here: www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds

Our customers are shaping the future of automotive embedded systems with the vision and team of innovative, dedicated, smart, hardware and software developers who passionate about creating extraordinary automotive solutions. The solutions range from small footprint ECU software up through the most advanced applications in ADAS, Infotainment, Hardware Engineering and Automotive Audio. The company specializes in highly optimized in-vehicle solutions, focused in the areas of BSP, audio, graphics, video, and networking.

Job responsibilities:

  • Definition of complex architectures and configurations of embedded BSP software layer according to customer requirements and ABU platform definitions.
  • Design of low-level SW components for Linux and Android, from the Kernel up through Middleware
  • Device driver development, support, configuration, and optimization
  • Actively participate in low-level software architectural discussions
  • Customer requirements analysis, breakdown, and technical coordination
  • Definition, estimation, and planning of work packages for the BSP software development.
  • Support of software integration (CI/CD), testing and failure/performance analysis.

Job requirements:

  • MS or BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • 10+ years of Linux/Android Kernel experience in a comparable position in embedded systems, ideally automotive software
  • Strong background in the design and development of low-level SW components for Linux, Android, and QNX
  • Experience with the upstream Linux Kernel community processes and requirements, including upstream Kernel git patch submissions
  • Strong technical background in embedded system software development and state of the art automotive ARM SoCs such as Samsung Exynos Auto V9, Qualcomm 8x55/8x95, i.MX6/8, R-Car Gen3, etc.
  • Experience in embedded architecture and system definition of complex multicore and multiprocessor systems
  • Familiar with embedded Linux built tools like Yocto
  • Yocto Project experience / bitbake
  • Strong experience in agile software development
  • Strong team player with good leadership, communication, presentation, and social skills

Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.


  • Automotive development experience
  • V4L2 and ALSA
  • Hypervisor experience (development and configuration)
  • UML design experience
  • Jenkins job configuration and execution for Continuous Integration (CI)


  • Enjoyable, flexible, and creative workplace
  • Attractive salary including bonuses
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from Home

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now for employment in the United States.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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