Linux Software Development Engineer

USD120,000 - USD150,000

Full Time


    Linux Software Development Engineer

    Job Description

    job summary:

    We have a 100% remote full time opening for a Linux Developer! For this position, we are seeking Linux kernel developers familiar with various aspects of kernel support including real-time, embedded, and virtualization. Successful candidates will have interest and experience in any or all of the following areas: Linux internals, hardware testing, packaging, RPM, debugging, hypervisors, and overachieving.


    location: Reno, Nevada

    job type: Permanent

    salary: $120,000 - 150,000 per year

    work hours: 8am to 4pm

    education: Bachelors




    • Work closely with the development teams as well as product, open-source community, and sales teams to develop relevant solutions
    • Be part of architecture level discussions, planning, as well as implementation (lines of code)
    • Research to ensure what we are building is always the best path forward
    • Document each project to facilitate integration for users
    • Drive proof of concepts and minimal viable products for demonstration
    • Release fast and release often software development mentality
    • Leverage Git/GitHub for all development collaboration with internal team and open source community


    • 5 years minimum experience in C development
    • 3 years minimum experience with Linux kernel development, debugging, and support
    • 2 years minimum experience with real-time and virtualization
    • strong knowledge of:

      • Linux internals
      • Kernel and Userspace
      • Open Source Community Involvement
      • SysVinit
      • Boot process
      • Custom hardware integration

    • Familiarity with CI/CD
    • strong problem solving and debugging skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a remote team environment
    • Identify, analyze, and resolve complex software design problems
    • Contributions to open-source software projects
    • Friendly, collaborative, humble, honest, and always striving to be better



    • Experience level: Experienced
    • Minimum 3 years of experience
    • Education: Bachelors

  • Linux

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    Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

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