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Platform Engineer for QA


  • Bring up devices (internal development platforms and commercial consumer devices) from scratch both with and without a platform guide
  • Maintain Android and Linux platform baselines
  • Review platform changes
  • Support internal customers
  • Integrate boards into Continuous Integration loop

Personal Attributes

  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Very well organised person, including solid priority management
  • Excellent communication skills and cross team collaboration experience/skill are a must
  • Excellent logical analysis skills and problem solving
  • Self-driven & have a strong customer focus
  • Must have an excellent attention to detail


Ideal candidate would have a good degree in related subject although not mandatory.

Target Capabilities and Skills

  • Ability to use the Android SDK and all tools listed on under Tools Help
  • Ability to create and review changes and participate in a continuous integration loop
  • Ability to bring up Android and Linux on platforms from scratch
  • Ability to rebuild the entire Android and Linux system including the kernel, middleware (AOSP), drivers and applications
  • Knowledge of and use of Android\Linux mailing lists and other mechanisms to get support
  • Direct experience supporting, upgrading and developing Android on one or more single board computers or phones
  • Ability to set up and support multiple Android and Linux builds
  • Able to enthusiastically support users
  • Able to effectively debug issues in all layers of the software stack and integrate changes in the entire stack
  • Able to articulate a plan and productively work across departments to implement company-wide initiatives

The Role

Manage and improve Android and Linux platforms on single board computers, phones and tablets for quality assurance testing and continuous integration automation.  You will be bringing up development platforms from scratch working closely with the design teams.

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