Embedded Software Engineer – Linux

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We strongly prefer working with individuals who are passionate about aerospace and are willing to work with us for the long term.


  • If you are constantly worried about memory overflow, divide by 0 – this is for you.
  • If you like recursive acronyms such as GNU – this is for you.
  • If you like working on real time systems – this is for you.


  • Design, develop and test (space hardened) avionics firmware that will support the functions of our launch vehicles and test systems.
  • Strong firmware debugging capabilities with respect to embedded system issues.
  • Create firmware systems with efficiency, modularity, extensibility, and robustness.
  • Knowledgeable about serial communication protocols and ability to read bus traces (I2C, SPI, UART, USB, etc.).
  • Support through production and testing phase is expected.
  • Experience with a different MCUs(Cortex M4, MSP), peripherals, features, and development environments.
  • Able to read board schematics and know EE fundamentals.
  • Experience with FPGA programming is a plus.
  • Simple soldering and rework experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in C and C++ embedded firmware development.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Physics.
  • A minimum of 3 years of first-hand experience with Embedded Linux development.
  • A good knowledge of porting Linux kernel to various ARM-based SOCs, architecture, and peripherals.
  • Experience with Embedded Linux root file systems (Yocto, OpenEmbedded, Buildroot).
  • Experience in BSP, Linux Internals, Linux Device Driver Development.
  • Working knowledge of Ethernet and TCP/IP networking.
  • A firm understanding of Bootloader (U-boot) and porting to different architectures.
  • Experience working on RTOS (FreeRTOS, Keil RTX, etc.).


  • Masters of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent area of focus.
  • 2+ years of board level experience designing hardware from concept through production; strong emphasis on full lifecycle development of new hardware systems — not small incremental updates to legacy hardware.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding start-up atmosphere
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.


  • Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed.

What you could take away?

  • You might have created a new simple OS for rockets.
  • Your work will directly impact the company’s (and the rocket’s) trajectory.
  • You will learn rocket science from some of the most senior and respected minds in ISRO.
  • You will work on shaping space policy in India.
  • You will dirty your hands in a global supply/chain optimization problem.

If interested, please send your resume in PDF format and a 3 line email describing – who you are, why you want to apply to Agnikul and something interesting about yourself.

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