Creative Labs seeks kernel developer for hire

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
  • Familiarity with OSS and ALSA

Interested Parties please send me a resume or contact me via

Jacob Hawley
Sr. Manager, Custom Engineering
Creative Labs, Inc.
[email protected] or
[email protected]

or snail mail

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