Software Team Lead



NextSilicon is looking for a talented and experienced team lead to help build and lead a team in our SW division, building an innovative multidisciplinary computing system. In this role you will bridge the gap between architecture, software, and hardware, creating a full SW stack including toolchain, driver, and runtime optimization SW while dealing with innovative and challenging system architecture. In this unique and highly visible role you will be at the center of developing and delivering parts of the company’s SW stack.

Key qualifications

  • Lead a team of junior and senior software engineers
  • Define feature development scope and plan for successful product delivery
  • Manage multiple activities and priorities
  • Set expectations with software, architecture, and hardware stakeholders
  • Balance high-quality product delivery under extremely tight schedules with fostering long-term innovation
  • Act as a technical leader when design directions are unclear
  • Navigate and solve engineering problems when team members have, as well as conflicting points of view
  • Strengthen and grow the team by hiring and retaining top engineering talent
  • 3+ years of managerial experience and 8+ years of software engineering experience
  • Leadership and excellent collaboration skills
  • Strong knowledge of processor architecture
  • Previous experience with compilers, kernel, drivers, and ARM and x86 assembly languages is an advantage
  • Strong coding skills in C and C++ programming languages
  • Strong design and analytical skills
  • Passion for low-level design, computer science, and software engineering design
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and/or equivalent experience in computer science or a related field is preferred


NextSilicon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with physical or mental disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. NextSilicon makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.