Embedded Linux kernel driver specialist (m/f/d) for automotive High Performance Controller (HPC)

  • Braunschweig
  • Erlangen
  • München
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About us

For future mobility concepts and in-car user experience, software is set to play an even more decisive role. Elektrobit (EB) is a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry with more than 3400 employees worldwide. For over 30 years now, we have been developing pioneering technologies for automated driving, new vehicle infrastructures, connected cars, and user experience. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental AG.

At EB we are working toward a world in which mobility causes zero fatalities, produces low emissions, and transforms your commute into quality time. In our collaboration with our customers, including Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, GM, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, and many more, we live and breathe our passion for automotive software and for the mobility of tomorrow.

The automotive market is the biggest driver for new technologies. Cloud solutions, advanced sensors and high sophisticated features with respect to cyber security and functional safety require the high performance of newest hardware. Do you like to work at the leading edge of technology? Have you ever wanted to discover hardware before it is available in the market? Than join our team! We prototype new automotive standards for the cars of tomorrow. For our Performance Controller Program we look for professionals that share the vision to personally shape the future car architecture - to pave the way for autonomous driving.

Your responsibilities

  • You develop and configure drivers in the Linux kernel of our EB corbos Linux product to use it on our customer’s latest High Performance Controllers.
  • You develop network switch functionalities in order to connect different areas in a complex High Performance Controller system.
  • You participate in development and maintenance of the software architecture in our Linux project environment.
  • You consult together with other experts about the usage and development of Linux specific topics in our projects.
  • You identify reusable Linux solutions in a multi project setup.
  • You support our High Performance Controller project offerings internally and in contact with external parties.

Your profile

  • You are well experienced in driver development for the Linux kernel.
  • You have good experience in network switch functionalities in a Linux environment.
  • You are able to analyze the runtime behavior and resource usage of software applications running on Linux.
  • You have good skills and knowledge in scripting (Bash, Python).
  • You have good skills and knowledge in programming in C and C++.
  • Good experience in other POSIX compatible operating systems (e.g. QNX) is a plus.
  • You are experienced in embedded systems and have know-how to translate real time requirements into efficient source code.
  • You have an autonomous way of working.
  • You have an analytic working style.
  • You have excellent documentation skills.
  • You use Linux in your private time and contribute to the Linux community.
  • You feel comfortable while presenting concepts and team results to internal and external stakeholders.
  • You have good communication skills: English language is a must, German a plus.
  • You are an outgoing, self-confident personality with team player capabilities.

What we offer

  • Working on exciting and future-oriented projects in international collaboration within a multicultural and diverse team.
  • A healthy work/life balance through access to mobile work and tailored work time models.
  • An informal working environment throughout the company with no dress code.
  • Location-specific benefits such as a canteen, discounts in restaurants, company sports, corporate events, e-bike leasing, preventive medical measures, vacation activities for children, and much more.
  • Company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits.
  • Opportunities for personal development through a range of training courses provided by our academy.

Contact us

Apply quickly and easily via our job portal, where you can also import your resume data automatically.
Further information on development opportunities, corporate culture, and benefits can be found at
Applications from disabled people are welcome.

Any questions?
We will be happy to answer your questions; call us on +49 9131-7701-7060.
  • Mr. Fabian Keßler
  • +49913177016891