Embedded Linux Contractors required - Long term contracts

My client is one of the worlds largest telecoms companies looking to recruit eight contractors on long-term contracts. These are genuine requirements and can move quickly or wait 4/6 weeks for notice periods to be completed. Rate at competitive and will pay between £320-£350 a day. I have detailed the job spec below which outlines the requirement. The positions are based in Wiltshire and I would be really keen to hear from anyone on either jonathan.martin@matchtech.com or 01489 898886

You will be responsible for working on platform for home mobile coverage, you will be responsible providing backbone s/w for the application. You will be involved in all the aspects of the software development life cycle including design, architecture, development, testing, support and maintenance. You will play a major role in the development of brand new products based on C and C++ code on a customised Linux Kernel.


  • Education to Degree Level ideally Computer Science or similar subject
  • Proven track record in software development.

Personal skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, dedicated team player with a will to succeed

Essential Technical skills

  • Real-time embedded C/C++ development

  • Embedded Linux development experience on ARM or other equivalent RISC processor family

  • Expertise in one or more of the following:

    - uBoot (or similar boot-loader)
    - Linux OS kernel 2.6.x development
    - Linux OS device drivers (SPI, I2C, GPIO, EMAC, DMA controllers)
  • Proven integration/debugging and testing skills

  • Strong architecture and design skills for system-level software