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Elecsys Careers

Elecsys Corporation, located in Olathe, Kansas, provides leading-edge machine to machine (M2M) data acquisition, telemetry, and analysis systems for critical industries where reliability is paramount. Elecsys designs, manufactures, and supports innovative equipment and web-based data systems that utilize its rugged wireless remote monitoring, industrial data communication and efficient field computing technologies.

Firmware Engineer - Embedded Linux

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Elecsys Corporation provides innovative machine to machine (M2M) data acquisition and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) communication technology solutions for critical industrial applications worldwide. Primary markets include energy production and distribution, agriculture, water management, safety and security systems and transportation. The Elecsys culture values innovation, reliability, quality, and customer support. Elecsys is subsidiary of Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN) based in Omaha, Nebraska. We are looking for experienced Firmware Engineers with an Emphasis on Embedded Linux to add to our growing team.


  • BS or MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in embedded Linux development

  • Experience with Linux programming (in C) and POSIX API

  • Experience with basic Linux system use and administration

  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and UDP/IP

  • Knowledge and use of GIT repositories

  • Strong scripting skills in bash

  • Understanding of autotools (autoconf, automake, etc.)

  • Ability to configure and build a linux kernel from source

  • Ability to write drivers for interfaces such as UART, I2C, SPI, ect…

  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively

  • Willingness to learn other skills as necessary


  • Knowledge of other linux build systems (kconfig, cmake, gnu make)

  • Knowledge of linux packaging technologies (dpkg, rpm)

  • Linux device driver development, past contributions submitted to the upstream Linux kernel are a plus.

  • U-Boot board development, past contributions submitted to the upstream U-Boot project are a plus.

  • Usage of full-system embedded linux build systems (yocto, buildroot, openwrt, etc.)

  • Ability to understand a schematic for board bring up

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Elecsys Corporation offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Employer matched 401k
  • Long-term and short-term disability
  • Paid time off
  • Educational assistance
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee referral program
  • Casual dress

Elecsys Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer.