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Jan 13, 1999, 07:40 (2 Talkback[s])

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Jacob Hawley posted to the linux-kernel mailing list:

Job Opening - Sr. Software Engineer (Linux Device Drivers - Audio centric)
Full-Time - Permanent Position

Looking for a Full-Time developer to work on develop Audio driver architecture for Linux. Primarily the development will be done under OSS, however other architectures will be considered based on feedback from the engineer.

You will be responsible for the implementation of Linux kernel device drivers for the Creative Labs PCI audio product line. This includes bug fixes, optimizations, kernel tweaks, etc for all of Creative PCI audio products. In addition, you will be responsible for making recommendations on the driver architecture and for the development of a Linux SDK(documentation and sample source code). You will also be expected to help grow a team of engineers to help support an on going Linux development effort.


  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other relevant discipline. (equivalent experience acceptable)
  • 4 or more years of device driver experience
  • Experience with DSP programming or Audio Processors
  • Strong C background
  • Extensive knowledge of the Linux 2.X.X kernel and development tools
  • Familiarity with OSS and ALSA

Interested Parties please send me a resume or contact me via email

Jacob Hawley
Sr. Manager, Custom Engineering
Creative Labs, Inc. or

or snail mail

Creative Labs, Inc.
Attn: Jacob Hawley
1901 McCarthy Blvd
Milpitas, Ca 95035