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Addison Group

Embedded Linux System Engineer

3+ months agoColumbus, OH

Open Embedded Linux System Engineer


Client, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of computer-based automotive service equipment, is seeking an Embedded Linux System Engineer to join our Engineering Research & Development team. Founded in 1946, Client has a history of product ingenuity and growth and has been a worldwide market leader for decades. Our computer-based products set the quality and technological standard in the industry. Client offers state-of-the-art automotive service equipment such as wheel alignment systems, wheel balancers, tire changers, lift racks, and inspection equipment.


The Embedded Linux System Engineer will help develop custom Linux distributions & custom Windows 10 IoT for new and existing embedded products. This position will also assist in the selection of computer hardware and components used in Client's wide range of products. This individual will interact with engineering department team members and manufacturing personnel. The ideal candidate would be an organized self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills, enjoy technical research and problem solving, and actively seek out problems and opportunities for improvement.



Bachelor's degree required in computer engineering, electrical engineering or computer science.


Linux/Debian/Ubuntu installation, configuration, deployment and troubleshooting.

Windows installation, configuration, deployment and troubleshooting.

Programming experience with a compiled language (preferably C++), and a scripting language (preferably Bash or PowerShell).

Knowledge of computer hardware components.

Knowledge of PC firmware (BIOS and UEFI).

Good technical writing and oral communication skills.


Working on large software projects in a team-based environment.

Familiarity with relational databases and SQL.

Hands-on working experience with Source Code management tools like TFS or GIT.

Familiarity with networking and the use of Wireshark.


Development and maintenance of custom Linux embedded OS.

Development and maintenance of custom Microsoft Windows 10 IoT embedded drive images.

Research, evaluate and test PC hardware to assist with product maintenance and design.

Create Engineering Change Orders and product release documents.

Support factory PC Line to ensure efficient, trouble free production of PCs.

Design, code and validate software tools for use in the manufacturing of Client products.

Perform software and product testing to validate product requirements.

Job ID: AddisonGroup-486117
Employment Type: Other