Linux Platform Engineer

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About Wing:

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role:

Wing is looking for a Linux Platform Engineer to join our team in Palo Alto, CA.  

As a Linux Platform Engineer, you will use your experience building, maintaining and debugging Linux-based systems and applications (including networking / connectivity and configuration) for our fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Build and maintain custom Linux-based embedded distributions (Ubuntu, Yocto), executing on various processor architectures such as Intel (x86-64) or Freescale ARM
  • Combine custom OS configurations with scripts and applications to achieve high reliability across several critical functions, including system initialization, error management, and wireless communications
  • Maintain OS kernels, drivers and applications to ensure proper support of all peripherals, devices, and applications on board
  • Create and improve tools handling logging and alerting on OS performance metrics
  • Track the evolution of, and maintain distribution environments, as well as integrating build, configuration and deployment automation
  • Provide platform support across several development teams, bringing OS, networking,  and configuration expertise to the resolution of complex issues
  • Participate in the team's software processes, including: requirements and design documentation, test-plan generation and execution, peer design and code reviews, process feedback and improvements

What You'll Need:

  • Strong familiarity with Linux system internals and operating environment
  • Experience developing for low-level Linux-based systems (e.g. IoT, routers)
  • Experience working with both Wifi and Cellular connectivity stacks
  • Proficient programming with  C/C++, Python, Bash
  • Knowledge of OS platform security
  • 5+ years experience in Linux systems development, management
  • Must thrive and adapt to structured SW development processes (code reviews, version control, unit test development, on-hardware test & debugging)

Bonus:

  • Experience implementing system security (e.g. encrypted file systems, secure boot)
  • Direct experience with Linux-based embedded networking platforms (e.g. OpenWRT, DD-WRT) a strong plus
  • Experience working on network connectivity reliability a plus
  • Passion for Aviation or UAV (Drones)
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Location

Palo Alto, CA 94304

What are Wing Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Wing employees will receive between 15 - 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service. In addition, any unused paid time off will roll over into the next year.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
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