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System Software Architect

Job Title: System Software Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: NC2018042001_1530609790
Contact Name: Nick Chen
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

System Software Architect

  • Salary dependent upon experience plus benefits
  • Based in Cambridge

Our client is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through their dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, they have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. Their products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.


  • Design, Develop and evaluate software solutions for new SoC.
  • Be a long term maintainer to a solution branch or a component such as PCI, filesystem, debug system, storage, network, scheduler, GPU driver, hypervisor, special purpose hardware accelerators etc.
  • Collaborate with Open source communities to support SoC for domains like Linux Distributions, Specific kernel subsystems, Drivers, Virtualization, Security etc.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and community on interfaces between stands for Basic Input Output System and kernel as well as kernel and user space.
  • Enable and facilitate up-streaming.
  • Work with the internal software and hardware team to improve the efficiency of software ecosystem.


  • Experience in software development on Linux platforms.
  • Strong hands-on experience on programming on open-source monolithic Unix-like computer operating system, network or mobile product domains.
  • Good experience and understanding of end to end software platform design.
  • Good understanding of overall system architecture.
  • Experience with open source development tools and collaboration methods.
  • Must be able to exhibit guru-level software development expertise and architectural experience.
  • Degree educated or above, preferably in IT, Computer Science and Engineering or a related major.

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