Android Kernel Developer, Senior

Location IN-Bangalore
Job ID
Gobinath M
Employment Type
Employee (Full-time)
Position Level


Enterprise Mobile Computing (EMC) division in Zebra is responsible in creating world class product in Mobile computers space which is widely used across the globe in all verticals like Retail, Logistic, Warehouse, Healthcare etc.,


Our Engineering Customer Response Team within EMC division primarily focus on solving customer identified product defects covering the entire spectrum of Zebra’s Mobile Computing product portfolio and technologies leading to tangible impact in driving success factors and positive experience for our customers and end-users. 


  • The primary responsibility of this role is to work on Zebra Android Mobile Computing products portfolio engineering sustenance for Android BSP/Kernel.
  • Debug and fix BSP/Kernel/Android issues raised by customers across the globe on Zebra Android Mobile Computing products portfolio.
  • Work closely and communicate with various stakeholders – Other engineering teams, Customer Experience Teams, Support teams, Account/Sales teams, vendors across the globe and enable timely and quality resolutions for customer issues.
  • Candidate should be good at multi-tasking and prioritizing issues based on urgency, customer, complexity etc. and operate with scale and speed amidst flux.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Electronics, and communication Engineering or similar.
  • 8+ yrs. of experience in Android SW development/sustenance.
  • In depth knowledge of Linux kernel architecture and driver concepts
  • Hands-on/working knowledge on debugging kernel crashes, panic
  • Good understanding of ARM architecture, Platform Bus protocols (I2C, SPI etc)
  • Should be able to debug and resolve kernel driver issues
  • Should be able to debug sensor issues, memory issues
  • In depth understanding of C, C++ and OOPS concepts
  • Good understanding of Android architecture and framework
  • Good Knowledge in Android HAL, JNI concepts, Core Java
  • Hands-on knowledge on Application development
  • Good understanding of AOSP build process, GIT usage
  • Experience in diagnosing complex system issues including strong debugging skills


  • U.S. Only:
    • Bachelor's or Masters degree in an appropriate engineering discipline required
    • Bachelors degree and 5+ years experience or Masters degree and 3+ years of engineering experience
  • All other Regions:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • 8+ years work experience

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