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RedHat Principal Software Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will maintain the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) kernel. You’ll review and prepare feature enhancements and bug fix patches.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain the tool-set that allows quick development and testing for the several kernel build interactions required to stabilize the operating system according to Red Hat's high software standard criteria

  • Work with complex MM memory management (MM) related issues on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) kernel, employing bug fixes

  • Collaborate with Global Support Services on high profile customer urgent escalations for issues related to kernel memory management area, like memory corruptions, page allocation, random latencies, and performance degradation on particular server workloads

  • Provide definitive solutions to complex issues by either patching current software shipped to customers as hot fixes or providing tuning guidance

  • Assist with writing knowledge-based articles on complex cases to help provide guidance to customers and support engineers while they are troubleshooting similar issues

  • Provide guidance to Platform Engineering and Global Support Services associates on how to analyze kernel crash dumps/vmcore files

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in computer science, computer engineering or related and 5+ years of experience in the job offered or related role OR No degree

  • and 8+ years of experience in the job offered or related role

  • 5+ years of experience with: maintaining legacy Linux kernels; Linux Kernel internals and development; Linux Kernel maintenance and debugging; system software development for UNIX-like environments; and C and Intel x86/AMD64 assembly languages (32-bit and 64-bit)

  • 4+ years of experience with: Linux Kernel Virtual Memory Management design and implementation; debugging and analyzing using tools including the Crash tool, the GNU Debugger (GDB), and strace

  • 3+ years of experience with: reviewing and accepting code changes submitted to open source projects or software packages in an open source community; and hardware architectures ARM, PPC, and S390

  • 2+ years of experience with: Linux Kernel performance tuning and troubleshooting on enterprise production environments; and contributing to or participating in open source projects

  • 1+ year(s) of experience with: continuous integration, continuous testing, the peer review process and owning and delivering deep technical kernel code; and providing definitive solutions to complex issues by either patching current software shipped to customers as hot fixes or providing tuning guidance

  • 6+ months of experience with: customer support to handle high-profile customer escalations, and communicate technical information; and writing knowledge-based Red Hat articles on complex cases to help provide guidance to customers and support engineers while they are troubleshooting similar issues

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About Red Hat

Red Hat (https://www.redhat.com/) is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source (https://www.redhat.com/en/about/open-source) software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Posting Location : Location Westford

Posting date 2 months ago (4/22/2021 11:23 AM)

Job ID 86352

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