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Linux Kernel Engineer

Closing: Jul 18, 2024

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Published: Jul 6, 2024 (19 days ago)

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What we are looking for in you

  • An exceptional academic track record from both high school and university
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or STEM, or a compelling narrative about your alternative path
  • Drive and a track record of going above-and-beyond expectations
  • Well-organised, self-starting and able to deliver to fixed schedules
  • Professional manner interacting with colleagues, partners, and community
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral
  • Significant programming experience in C
  • Solid background with git
  • Broad knowledge of the Linux kernel and kernel subsystems
  • Demonstrated experience with kernel patching and debugging
  • Understanding of Linux kernel upstream processes and release cycle
  • Strong grasp of device drivers, BSP's, and other low level system engineering
  • Professional written and spoken English
  • Experience with Linux (Debian or Ubuntu preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, curiosity, flexibility, and accountability
  • Passion, thoughtfulness, and self-motivation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Result-oriented, with a personal drive to meet commitments
  • Ability to travel twice a year, for company events up to two weeks each

Additional Skills That You Might Also Bring

  • Python and Bash scripting
  • Prior experience with Ubuntu/Debian/Snap packaging
  • Performance engineering and security experience


Responsibilities

What we are looking for in you

  • An exceptional academic track record from both high school and university
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or STEM, or a compelling narrative about your alternative path
  • Drive and a track record of going above-and-beyond expectations
  • Well-organised, self-starting and able to deliver to fixed schedules
  • Professional manner interacting with colleagues, partners, and community
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral
  • Significant programming experience in C
  • Solid background with git
  • Broad knowledge of the Linux kernel and kernel subsystems
  • Demonstrated experience with kernel patching and debugging
  • Understanding of Linux kernel upstream processes and release cycle
  • Strong grasp of device drivers, BSP's, and other low level system engineering
  • Professional written and spoken English
  • Experience with Linux (Debian or Ubuntu preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, curiosity, flexibility, and accountability
  • Passion, thoughtfulness, and self-motivation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Result-oriented, with a personal drive to meet commitments
  • Ability to travel twice a year, for company events up to two weeks each

Additional Skills That You Might Also Bring

  • Python and Bash scripting
  • Prior experience with Ubuntu/Debian/Snap packaging
  • Performance engineering and security experience


  • Collaborate regularly and proactively with a globally distributed team
  • Work closely with silicon, cloud, or hardware manufacturers
  • Diagnose and resolve issues in the kernel
  • Take personal responsibility for a flavour of the Ubuntu Linux kernel
  • Improve tooling and automation for delivery and test of Ubuntu Linux kernels
  • Submit, review, and apply kernel patches


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