Senior Embedded Linux Engineer

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Senior Embedded Linux Engineer


Job Description

Epiq Solutions is seeking a full time Senior Embedded Linux Engineer for a position in Rolling Meadows, IL. The primary responsibility of this position is to work with the Epiq software team developing and supporting the libsidekiq software library. Libsidekiq provides an API for Sidekiq transceivers which allows customers to write their own radio applications. The Sidekiq family of transceivers includes the mPcie and m.2 Sidekiq, the recently released Sidekiq X2 and Z2, and the recently announced Sidekiq X4. Specific job tasks include the following:

  • Work with software team to develop and release new features for libsidekiq supporting the Sidekiq family of transceivers using C and C++
  • Port libsidekiq to new transceiver platforms
  • Provide support for users of libsidekiq and Epiq Solutions transceivers as well as the sales team
  • Contribute to the development and automation of regression tests for libsidekiq releases

Skills & Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in computer engineering or computer science
  • 3+ years experience with C/C++ and Linux
  • Familiarity with software debugging on embedded Linux systems (GDB, etc)
  • Familiarity with hardware interfacing and debug tools (multimeter, scope, logic analyzer, etc)
  • Self-motivated personality and able to work independently
  • Willing and able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship


  • Basic understanding of RF and radio transceivers
  • Experience with PCIe, DMA, VPX systems
  • Ability to interact directly with wide variety of customers, from users to engineers
  • Ability to multitask between two or more projects

Benefits of working at Epiq

Founded in 2009, we have 60 employees and are growing. Here are some of the benefits we offer

  • benefit bright future
    Join a successful small company with a bright future
  • benefit competitive salary
    Fun, laid-back culture and rewarding work!
  • benefit competitive salary
    Competitive base pay plus regular bonuses, commensurate with experience and performance
  • benefit vacation
    Paid five week sabbatical every five years
  • benefit competitive salary
    401(k) with company match and profit sharing
  • benefit generous pto
    Generous vacation policy
  • benefit flexible hours
    Flexible work hours and telecommuting options
  • benefit competitive salary
    Health and Dental insurance plans (and voluntary Vision)
  • benefit competitive salary
    Life and long term disability insurance

Epiq is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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