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Embedded Device Driver Engineer(Linux)

Alif Semiconductor

Alif Semiconductor

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Alif Semiconductor is revolutionizing the way secure connected AI-enabled embedded solutions are created. We are looking for motivated individuals who want to be involved in a fast-paced environment with cutting-edge technology.
The Embedded Device Driver Engineer is responsible for the development of embedded OS software and Device Drivers for Alif’s MCU / MPU systems.
As a Software Engineer in the Platform Engineering team, you should have the ability to work and learn independently and have excellent Linux, kernel, and device driver understanding and hands-on experience. You will work with System Architecture and Hardware engineering teams to help evaluate IP blocks. You will develop software for the Linux kernel and for Yocto/OpenEmbedded Linux.


  • 4 to 7 years of experience with Strong C Programming Skills
  • Hands-on Experience with Linux Kernel Programming
  • Sound knowledge on Linux Device Driver - I2C, SPI, SDHCI, USB, MIPI, UART, ETHERNET, I2S, I3C, ADC, DAC, Watch Dog, Camera, CAN
  • ARM Architecture
  • Embedded Linux
  • Board Bring-up
  • BSP - Board Support Package
  • Knowledge of ARM-trusted firmware
  • Debugging using JTAG - ULink-Pro, J-Link, Trace32/Lauterbach
  • A high-level understanding of Operating systems (Processors, Caches, Memories, Buses, etc) and the Linux kernel is required.


  • Design, develop, and upstream Linux kernel, device driver Yocto/OpenEmbedded software for Alif chips.
  • Engage with System Architecture, Hardware engineering, and other software engineering teams to design,
  • Review and define features. Collaborate with teams in the US, Europe, and India
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