Senior Linux Kernel Software Engineer - 79279 (Austin, Texas, US)





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Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration and respect. It takes people who have the passion and desire to push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to a look at this opportunity available now to join our team.
 
Linux Kernel and Virtualization Software Engineer

The role:

As a Senior Software Engineer in our Linux Server Operating Systems team - bring understanding of computer architecture and operating system concepts designed for the x86-64 architecture. Design and develop core CPU and SOC features for the Linux kernel and related open source projects. This opportunity gets you involved in all phases of the software development!

The person:

A Linux kernel developer with strong analysis and problem solving skills who will deliver responsive and efficient solutions that bring new AMD processors to market with virtualization solutions. Engage proven technical collaboration to guide the process of AMD hardware enablement for new generation CPUs. Utilize polished written and verbal communication skills to work with on-site and off-shore teams, analyze system requirements, coordinate feature design and development with other teams.

Key responsibilities:

Drive features and functionality to our partner technical teams including the Linux kernel community. Support the solutions offered by our partner companies. Review code, build unit tests, and write detailed documentation. Collaborate!

Preferred experience:


Proven understanding and experience with the Linux kernel and related upstream development workflow
Advanced programming skills in C for operating system kernel & systems development
Exposure to KVM/QEMU (including x86-64 virtualization extensions) is a plus
Experience with the GNU toolchain
Proficient use of git
Experience with open source software development, building and submitting patches on a mailing list, and working with external software partners
Deep understanding of operating systems concepts, data structures, x86-64 architecture, and virtualization
Experience with low-level debug tools as well as emulators and simulators
Experience running, analyzing, and tuning system performance benchmarks


Academic credentials:


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or another relevant field
Master's Degree preferred


Location:

Austin, Texas

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Requisition Number:  79279 
Country:  United States  State:  Texas  City:  Austin 
Job Function: Software Engineering / Software Development

 

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