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  • Location: Cambridge
  • Rate: Up to 50.00
  • Start Date: 14/08/2019
  • Duration: Contract

Android Platform Developer- Cambridge- Contract 

I have a brand new contract available with one of our industry leading, global reaching clients in Cambridge. They are building out a brand new Android platform to support a number of current and new products which they will be releasing to market. As a result, they are looking to continue hiring into their engineering teams for Android based, software engineers. 


Android platform development, kernel configuration including modifications to the scheduler, performance optimisations and minimizing latencies
Trialing and integrating open-source development tools for debugging, profiling, code-coverage, memory leak detection etc.
Trialing build tool chains, for subsequent integration into Continuous Integration system
Maintenance and enhancements of the Android build and distribution tools
Responsible for writing and maintaining device drivers and low-level software components
The production of architectural, design and test specifications
Integration testing, investigation and resolution of issues



Good experience and understanding of the Android architecture and ecosystem/Android SDK and APIs
Good understanding of the Android low level system and security architecture
Experience of creating build processes for Android platforms
Significant contribution to the platform development of a commercially released product using Android
Excellent knowledge of the C programming language in real-time multi-processor, multi-threaded, event-driven software
Experience of using configuration management and fault tracking tools

Familiar with Embedded Linux driver architecture, USB, networking, memory and scheduling subsystems
Experience of using ARM BSPs
Developing production quality real time embedded software for low level device drivers
Experience with Linux open-source project configuration management and patching techniques
Experience with management and configuration of the Embedded Linux Kernel distribution using Yocto, OpenEmbedded, Buildroot etc.
Familiarity with working with a hardware development team (interpretation of schematics and a practical knowledge of debugging using logic analysers and oscilloscopes)
If you are interested in this role or would like to know more, please send your cv to (url removed)