Android System Kernel Software Lead Engineer

Engineering - Software San Jose, California San Diego, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Android System Kernel Software Lead Engineer


Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is searching for an Android and Kernel Software Lead Engineer. Candidate will join a diverse team and customer working on design, implementation and testing of our next generation of chipsets with the specific role of supporting embedded software development. Samsung Mobile SoC chipsets have been commercialized in millions of smart devices including Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets and we are now on track to bring Android and kernel solutions to market.


  • Design, develop and implement Android and Kernel device drivers and leading software development, for SoC platform
  • Enhancing, Optimizing, Maintaining and leading Android and Kernel software development
  • Work closely with systems and hardware engineers to develop new architecture and implement  of Android SW and Hardware abstraction layer for SoC
  • Debugging and problem solving Android system issues and collaborate with customer and developer

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Masters degree preferred.
  • Software development and management skills with strong proficiency in C, C++ and Java
  • Experience with Android system including AOSP, Kernel device driver and framework
  • Strong knowledge in Android O/S bring up with SoC
  • Strong Knowledge in Linux Kernel, device driver, Framework
  • Comfortable fixing issues related Linux kernel and Android System


Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays. *************************************************************************************