Linux Kernel Platform Engineer

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Bash, Development, GIT, Hardware, HTTP, JavaScript, Linux, MySQL, mysql, Packaging, Perl, Project, Python, Testing, Unix, Video
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Linux Kernel Platform Engineer permanent job in Los Angeles, CA (Culver City area).


  • Help build software applications, platform, and drive the delivery of the next generation of product in video and imaging data storage technology
  • Work on the development of the platform for our storage hardware
  • Ensure customer requirements are always kept in mind during the full lifetime of a project
  • Build, test and package new kernels
  • Build, test and package service/feature software
  • Build and test Linux distributions
  • Develop and tune configurations for optimum performance and minimal overhead
  • Create repeatable processes for software deployment and testing
  • Create handoff documentation for deployment steps, conditions for operations and application development teams
  • Provide escalated UNIX support (O/S, filesystem) to internal customer facing teams


  • Linux, kernel and distribution-specific organization, packaging and distribution
  • ZFS, OpenZFS on Linux specifically, OpenZFS in Illumos optionally
  • Strong Python, and experience with languages such as C, C++, Javascript, Perl, etc.
  • Shell, Bash, Make
  • Ability to build packages from source, cross compile, and how to troubleshoot build time and run time linking errors
  • O/S / kernel software instrumentation (DTrace, systemtap, lttng, etc)
  • Git, Gitlab, or any other script based CD/CI systems
  • JIRA
  • Wiki editing (markdown)
  • Mysql, Postgres, Docker preferred
  • AWS S3, Microsoft Azure, or other cloud storage integrations preferred


Dice Id : 10374960
Position Id : MM8691792319
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