Senior Simics Engineer

Engineering Bangalore, India


Position at Wind River


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.



The Senior Engineer - Sys position is an integral part of our global engineering team at Wind River. This role will be required to have a deep and broad technical competence to be able to design and development of well tested simulation (Simics or QEMU) models. This position is an opportunity for anyone who wants to expand their experiences into simulation and embedded systems.

A simulator supports the definition, development, and deployment of digital systems. It is fast, accurate, scalable and extensible. Simics is used for simulation and modeling of processor architectures, System on Chips, devices, boards and etc.


  • Developing Simics or QEMU device models
  • Integrating device models into virtual systems
  • Bring-up virtual systems
  • Scripting Simics or QEMU to test specified scenarios
  • Debugging and troubleshooting
  • Resolving problems reported from both internal and external customers

Experience, Knowledge and Skills essential for this role:

  • BS in computer science, computer engineering or related subject area (or equivalent experience). MS preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of embedded software development experience
  • Experience with low level embedded SW (e.g. BSPs and device driver) development, debugging/trouble shooting
  • Strong C and Python programming skills. Be able to produce high quality code fast.
  • A good grasp of computer architecture and familiarity with the major embedded HW architectures(ARM/PPC/x86)
  • Familiar with GIT and SVN.
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Honest and reliable
  • Needs to be a quick learner, exhibit a high level of self-motivation and require minimal supervision
  • Should be a hands-on type of person with the initiative to dive in and do whatever is necessary to get the task completed


Desirable for this role (nice to have):

  • Experience with simulation technologies is a plus. Simics or QEMU is preferred, but other technologies such as SystemC is also interesting.
  • Experience with VxWorks, Linux, U-Boot, UEFI, BIOS is desired.
  • Familiar with Agile processes


India Benefits 

  • 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) 





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