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Job Category:
Software Development
Software Engineer - Linux Entry Level
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Wacom | Vancouver, WA
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Job Description

The Software Engineer works with the Open Source Community at www.kernel.org , www.x.org , and linuxwacom.sf.net as well as with the internal Software Engineering team to implement and maintain device driver software (including drivers, control panels, and installers) and other components of Wacom's graphics tablets on Linux. Additionally, the Software Engineer supports third party application developers in interfacing with Wacom's products.


Project management of assigned tasks including:
Conduct high level and detailed design before coding with requisite analysis
Implement designs while following company standard coding practices and source code control
Assure that requirements are complete, resolving discrepancies with marketing
Maintain the project source code and releases publicly at linuxwacom.sf.net
Contribute to the development of departmental processes
Assist third party developers in interfacing applications to the driver software
Assist customer service in resolving customer issues


Stay current in software engineering developments
Perform other duties as assigned


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field with at least three years of software development experience in Linux environments.
Must have good understanding of software engineering principles, SW development life cycle and software quality.
Experience in working with and contributing to open source community.
Familiarity with device drivers and their development and debugging in Linux kernel and on X server.
Excellent problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Familiarity with project maintenance through git and cvs is a plus

Requires prolonged sitting, occasional standing, bending, stooping and lifting up to 50 pounds.

North American Headquarters, Vancouver, Washington (Portland, OR metropolitan area)

About Wacom

Founded in 1983, Wacom® is the world's leading manufacturer of pen tablets and interactive pen displays with customers worldwide using its cordless, battery-free, pressure-sensitive pen technology for digital content creation. Wacom's patented electromagnetic resonance technology, called Penabled®, is also offered as an OEM solution to manufacturers of PC and Macintosh computers. Many of today's tablet PCs, count on the advanced features and reliability of Penabled technology for pen input. In the future, Penabled technology will play a leading role in the development of such mobile devices as smart phones and PDAs. Wacom is a global company with its parent company, Wacom Company Ltd, based in Japan and subsidiaries in North America (Wacom Technology Corporation), Germany (Wacom Europe GmbH), United Kingdom (Wacom Components Europe Ltd.), China (Wacom China Corporation), Korea (Wacom Digital Solutions), Australia (Wacom Australia Pty, Ltd), and other local offices across Asia Pacific.