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Date Posted
11 Oct 2017


Cobham SATCOM is looking for an Embedded Linux Developer that is passionate and competent about embedding a Linux kernel and customizing BSP and build root packages into an embedded device with the constraints and challenges that it brings.
This role is based in Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen.

As an Embedded Linux Developer your main responsibilities will include:

Design, implementation and test of robust, secure and maintainable software modules and applications running in Linux/Busybox environment. We are using C or C++ as the main programming language, but also different scripting languages like Python, Perl and bash for glue or test purposes.
You will have the opportunity to engage with various technologies and concepts including TCP/IP network, routing, switching and VLAN, proprietary hardware interfaces, software architecture, satellite communication systems and steerable antennas . You will benefit from our framework of source control and configuration, shared code and libraries, build system, code review and defect tracking.

As an Embedded Linux Developer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Master or BSc in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proficient in C and C++ programming
  • Long term experience with Linux architecture and advanced programming principles
  • Hard core knowledge of TCP/IP network, related protocols and concepts
  • Comfortable with GNU toolchain, makefiles and shell scripting
  • Proponent of safe, secure and robust software design and implementation
  • Experience with tools like git, Bugzilla, Jenkins, Google Test, pytest and/or ReviewBoard is a bonus
We expect you to be an experienced software developer who is able to achieve a systematic overview of  complex systems; who shows initiative and is self-motivated as well as a good team player.

The Position

We offer you to join the Global Software Department which is located at our Headquarters in Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen and is the largest of our four development sites. Global Software consist of more than 100 software developers organized in dedicated software teams, and this open position is in the Antennas Team which deliver software for steerable satellite antennas and controllers for the maritime and land mobile sectors.
Cobham SATCOM is characterized by an informal environment with many talented and helpful colleagues, where we value teamwork and integrity and work within an agile mind-set. There is room for professional pride, personal development and shaping the future. You will be offered a competitive salary, health insurance and pension plan within a growing company. There are also a wide variety of social communities such as cycling club, yoga classes, work-out room, skiing club and several more, all employee organized.

About Cobham SATCOM

Our satellite and radio communication terminals perform in the most challenging and remote environments on land, at sea and in the air. We design and manufacture these high performance products under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER, SAILOR and Sea Tel brands providing customers with outstanding performance, value and support through our global sales and service network.

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
Click here to find out more about us and or check out our LinkedIn company page
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