Senior Software Engineer

Date: Jun 8, 2022

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 411014

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

Senior Software Engineer - Android BSP


Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Pune

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: xxxxx

Position #: xxxxx


Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork, and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

We are looking for a talented senior software engineer to be part of an advanced software development team within the global Electronics organization at Whirlpool. You will be part of the global team that is responsible for developing software for all Whirlpool products.

The senior software engineer will play a key role in the development of embedded software platform(s) that will drive innovation for Whirlpool Smart Appliances across the full range of products developed by Whirlpool.  These software platforms range from running RTOS at the low-end to running Embedded Android at the high-end. These software platforms provide IoT/connectivity features, middleware to control the appliance, a framework for running machine learning models, and a user-interface framework to allow the development of product-specific user-interfaces.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities


  • Be a key member of the team that is responsible for designing and developing software platforms using Android, Linux, or RTOS environments to support rapid innovation and product development

  • Take ownership of designing, developing, and maintaining significant software components at system software or middleware layers

  • Working with partners to develop and deliver Linux, or RTOS BSP including board bring-up, hardware debugging, and optimizing low-level OS features

  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in Linux and guide the teams on how the developments impact our software development and roadmaps

  • Provide technical leadership and direction for team members

  • Investigate and apply emerging technologies and new design approaches

  • Develop and implement sound software development practices

  • Work in an Agile environment


Basic Qualification


  • Expert in C programming

  • Excellent knowledge of bootloader, hardware interfaces, and driver development  

  • Excellent knowledge of the Linux stack and kernel

  • Experience in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth driver development

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering / Software Engineering / Electronics, with adequate focus on embedded systems

  • 3+ years of experience in embedded software development


Preferred Qualification


  • Experience working in Linux including work in one or major subsystems within the OS

  • Experience with debuggers such as gdb, lldb, etc.

  • Experience working with the Linux open-source community is highly desired

  • Experience working within the Android development environment including with Android AOSP and Android NDK

  • Familiarity with standard hardware protocols (USB, UART, SPI, I2C, PCIe, MIPI, HDMI, DDR)

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, especially debugging of complex software systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A passion for applying the latest technologies to the development of innovative features and products

  • A collaborative attitude and a strong desire to succeed as part of the team

  • Self-motivated and a strong passion for learning

  • Deep understanding of full product development lifecycle


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