Remote Lead Kernel Engineer

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Tue, Nov 06, 2018

Job Category: Information Technology

Telecommute Level: Majority

Travel Requirements: Possible Travel

Employment Status: Permanent

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Additional Information: Benefits Available

Job Summary

A cloud computing company is filling a position for a Remote Lead Kernel Engineer.

Individual must be able to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Acting as the hands on technical leader for the kernel engineering team
  • Developing and deploying changes and new features to the kernel
  • Working with security to evaluate and mitigate new kernel level threats

Required Skills:

  • Experience developing for the Linux kernel, either professionally or strong open source contributions
  • Familiarity with the Linux kernel including but not limited to the network stack, filesystems, scheduler, etc
  • Ability to work with stakeholders within engineering, security, and product
  • Willingness to learn and tenacity (we have tracked down CPU bugs!)
  • Strong proficiency in C and comfort with x86 architecture
  • An eye for correctness and performance, in that order