Embedded Linux Kernel Developer

Calgary, Canada

Job Description

Who we are:

Competing in a data-driven world, most businesses struggle to capture real value from data and analytics. Data management constraints cause mid-size and large companies to miss key opportunities in the value chain. Companies are left vulnerable to underwhelming performance and encroachment by competitors.
A4 Systems is a world-class team of cyber physical system product developers, transforming quality data into primary competitive advantage. A trusted partner to industries like manufacturing, agriculture, and energy, A4 builds mission-critical SaaS products for customers to achieve breakthrough performance.
We are currently recruiting for all levels of experience (Jr, Intermediate, Sr.) in this role with a start date of Q1 2022.

What you'll be doing :

- Collaborate with hardware and software teams to analyze system interactions.
- Perform design and code tests and reviews and recommend improvements.
- Implement solutions to problems in our Linux Kernel software, using C, C++ and
Python programming languages.
- Understand, utilize, test, and debug the latest versions of the Linux Kernel
- Develop firmware algorithms to handle exceptional conditions and errors.
- Install and verify the firmware on embedded systems.
- Troubleshoot system, performance, and functional issues with firmware.
- Prepare reports on project status, issues and risks for management.
- Provide product support to customers promptly and accurately.
- Creation of data collection systems

Who you are:

- Hands-on experience with Linux Firmware, systems integration, and device integration
- Programming experience in C and Python
- Object oriented design experience
- Object oriented languages (C++) experience
- Ability to build data collection systems

Salary range for this role is $68,000 - $125,000

Problem Solving
Passion for technology
Ability to learn

Must Have

  • Excellent organization, planning and time management skills
  • Capable of adapting quickly, manage multiple demands and competing priorities, deliver to deadlines
  • Critical thinking
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams
  • A desire to learn and grow professionally and personally
  • Energy- contributing to a positive work environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Core Values

  • Authentic
  • Accountable
  • Approachable
  • Avid Learner


  • Team building lunches every week
  • Team building activities and company events
  • Personal and professional development
  • Open door policy
  • Casual dress code

What's great in the job?

  • The opportunity to work with a diverse group of like minded individuals who believe in the sharing of knowledge
  • A management team that is hands-on with the projects
  • An open door policy that enables that sharing of ideas
  • A project based corporation where no two days are the same
Our Product

Discover our products.


What We Offer

Each employee has a chance to see the impact of his work. You can make a real contribution to the success of the company. 

Creative Work Environment

Professional Development

Health Spending Account and Benefits

Team happy hour and activities