Senior Member of Technical Staff- Linux Kernel Programming

Engineering - India Bangalore, India Req.Num.: 14596

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  •     Design and develop new AHV features.
  •     Fix problems and maintain AHV features.
  •     Constantly push towards making AHV highly reliable, performant and secure.
  •     Interact with open source communities.
  •     Be passionate about datacenter management problems and strive to come up with innovative solutions.
  •     Leading the development of features from concept to market.
  •     Mentoring other software engineers.


  • Extensive knowledge of OS internals, particularly UNIX/Linux.
  • Good experience in C and Python programming languages
  • Familiarity with x86 architecture, virtualization, storage and network management.
  • Debugging experience across hardware and platform firmware.
  • Experience in Linux driver maintenance.
  • Ability to work with open source communities is preferred.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS or MS (preferred) in Computer Science or related.
  • 7+ years of industry experience, with 4+ years of related kernel / drivers experience on x86.
  • Skilled in C/C++, multi-threading, algorithms, data structures on Linux.
  • Strong debugging skills in linux kernel mode.
  • Experience developing software for Unix/Linux/BSD operating systems at the kernel level.
  • Device driver development experience in Unix/Linux/BSD environments.
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices and software design principles.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Team player, with the willingness to work with globally distributed teams.
  • Outstanding attitude and energy.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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