Telecommute – US National
Principal Linux Engineer – Ksplice Team | Remote role! anywhere US-19001KH9 No Visa Sponsorship is available for this position.
This is a virtual role! can be based anywhere in the US (full time remote)
Ksplice is the leading technology that allows administrators to patch the kernel on the fly with zero downtime and zero disruption. We’re a distributed team of engineers forming part of the Linux and Virtualization group at Oracle with a passion for working on exciting technology, software engineering and all things Linux. Ksplice powers some of Oracle’s biggest systems from massive databases to clouds. Join us on our quest to minimize downtime and secure systems. We’re looking for a systems engineer to join us, helping Ksplice patch even more of the system, support new releases and improving our workflow.
If you take pride in crafting software, don’t rest until you full understand complex problems and are curious about what happens on the layer below then Ksplice will be of interest to you. You’ll like working at all levels of a Linux system, developing tooling in Python bash, analyzing security vulnerabilities in Linux kernel patches, enhancing the Ksplice tools and improving the workflow.
Required skills include:
Skilled with software development best practices including TDD
Expert level C/C# programming
Understanding of security issues and defences in compiled languages
Strong experience with Python
Experience developing the Linux/UNIX kernel
Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
More information about Ksplice is available at http://ksplice.oracle.com/
Detailed Description and Job Requirements:
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.
Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.
Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job: Product Development
Location: United States
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire