Solaris Kernel Software Engineer

Solaris Kernel Software Engineer

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    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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    Aleksandra Kontra

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    12 months ago

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We are looking for experienced Software Engineers to join our client's team focusing on Solaris kernel development in Cambridge.


*Assess requirements for design of new device drivers or operating system modules;
*Write or contribute towards design documents for low level OS functionality;
*Using your expertise in C OS level development to implement drivers and other platform level software;
*Implement higher level configuration software using scripting languages (Bash/Python);
*Debug complex software issues both in a kernel or user environment;
*Develop technical documentation;

Required skills and experience:

*IT related degree with significant relevant experience;
*Solaris/Illumos or FreeBSD or Linux kernel development;
*Expert C programming;
*Device driver development;
*Source code control tools (i.e. GIT, Mercurial, SVN);
*Modern source code control tools (i.e. JIRA, GIT, HG).

Nice to have:

*Assembler, C++, Python, Java, D-Trace, Perl, Shell scripting;
*Other OS kernel and core subsystems;
*C compilers;
*Understanding of hardware;
*Knowledge of distributed systems;
*WEB interfaces (i.e. REST).

If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, please don't hesitate to get in touch!