Member of Technical Staff – Device Driver Development

Engineering Bangalore, India


Position at Wind River

Member of Technical Staff - Device Driver Development & BSP at Bangalore
Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems. For more than four decades, the company has been an innovator and pioneer, powering billions of systems that require the highest levels of security, safety, and reliability.  Wind River helps customers across automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, medical, and telecommunications industries solve complex technology challenges on their journey toward the new intelligent machine economy.

The company’s software powers generation after generation of the safest, most secure systems in the world.  Examples include playing a key role in NASA space missions — such as Artemis I, the James Webb Space Telescope, and multiple Mars rovers — and in recent 5G milestones — including the world’s first successful 5G data session with Verizon and in building one of the largest Open RAN networks in the world with Vodafone. 

The company has received industry recognition for its technology innovation and leadership, and for its workplace culture, including global Great Place to Work certification and being named a “Top Workplace” for ten consecutive years. If you want to be part of a unique culture where the lived experience is based on our cultural attributes of growth mindset, customer focus, and diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging, come join us and help advance the future software-defined world.
Wind River is seeking an experienced developer to join the Helix Virtualization Platform (HVP) & VxWorks development teams.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation, and certification of safety-critical features and functionality used by our Aerospace, Industrial and Automotive customers.  As a team lead, you will lead a highly skilled development team charged with all aspects of the safety-critical software development life cycle, from requirements development to implementation to verification. You will work closely with the product management team and system architects to understand and implement customer-requested features and fixes.
The BSP Factory team is responsible for developing and improving BSPs and drivers for VxWorks/HVP on platforms such as Arm, IA etc. The contribution will help to drive business of Wind River embedded software on new SoCs.
Key Responsibilities
  • Design and develop Board Support Package (BSP) to adopt a single common architecture and BSP for OS and Hypervisor.
  • Helping to develop, optimize and deliver the software needed to support HVP & VxWorks, as well as helping Wind River to grow in its role in new embedded and enterprise market segments.
  • Take initiative to improve features and processes.
  • Contribute ideas for product improvements and iterations.
  • Collaborate effectively with global software engineering teams.
  • Core Competencies & Demonstrated Success
  • Experience in embedded software development
  • Self-motivated with a customer-focused mindset
  • Able to develop product features in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work and collaborate in a team environment
  • BTech / MTech degree (Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or equivalent technical degree).
  • Total Experience 8 to 12 Years
  • Solid understanding of software development methodology.
  • Minimum 6-8 years' experience in developing low level embedded OS capabilities, such as device driver development, board support packages, and board bring up.
  • Experience in developing software stacks written preferably in C, C++ and experience working with BSP, Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) and Bootloader development.
  • Good understanding and experience of Embedded systems and related HW, SW components (Processor, Memory, Peripherals, OS, Device Drivers etc.).
  • Working knowledge of software and drivers for peripherals and controllers and services for complex SOC Systems) for ARM/Intel/PowerPC based.
  • Strong working experience in HW interface for ARM 64-bit OR Intel Architecture processors with assembly programming and with strong debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong understanding on the underlying Architecture: CPU, MMU, Cache, Interrupts, DMA, ADC/DAC, EEPROM, PWM, Watchdog Timers, and other embedded peripherals.
  • Experience in programming PIC, GIC, UART, Timer, Nexus Bus, Simple Bus, Memory Controller, RTC etc.
  • Proficient in Hypervisors and Embedded Virtualization mechanism
  • Knowledge and experience of any RTOS (QNX, VxWorks, FreeRTOS, Linux, etc.) is a plus.
  • Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid Work.
  • Medical insurance: Group Medical Insurance coverage.
  • Additional shared cost medical benefit in the form of reimbursements.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Vacation and Time off: Employees are eligible for various types of paid time off.
  • Additional Time off’s – Birthday, Volunteer Time off, Wedding.
  • Wellness Benefits through  Unmind
  • Carrot (Family -forming support)

Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.