Lead Embedded Linux Engineer

Beaverton, OR

52 Limited is a digital staffing agency with an industry-leading focus on the creative + technology space. We exclusively place tech and creative talent in direct-hire, contract-to-hire, and contract roles with our clients in Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco.

Direct Hire - Salary range $120,000 to $150,000

We are in search of a Linux/Android/RTOS Embedded Engineer with deep expertise in Linux/Android/RTOS Embedded product design.

Major contribution expected in the research, development, and integration of wireless proof of concept solutions for next-generation wireless audio products. Excellent team leadership and written and oral communication skills are essential. Creativity, responsibility, self-direction, and self-motivation are hallmarks of our team and we expect the same from all who join us. 


1. MSEE with an emphasis in Computer Engineering

2. C-Libs – POSIX

3. Kernel – Process scheduling, Memory management, ALSA,

4. Security - Linus Network Scheduler, Linux Security Modules, Netfilter, Bootloaders

5. Experience with ALSA

6. Strong working knowledge of Linux/Android/RTOS environments and how to implement them in HW/FW architecture

7. Experience with C/C++ programming, embedded development, and test tools

8. Qualified to manage small team, financials, and deliverables for projects effectively 

Nice to haves: 

1. WiFi 802.11x or OFDMA experience

2. Experience or academic knowledge of DSP techniques and experience with MatLab

3. Experience with RF/Wireless products

4. Experience in the design and implementation of timing recovery and Phase Lock Loops

5. Experience in WiFi QOS and data pipelines