We are looking for a Senior Linux Kernel Software Engineer with 5+ years of experience, strong knowledge of C, Python, and Bash programming languages.
If you have a solid understanding of Linux kernel driver development and upstreaming processes with emphasis on networking hardware, do not hesitate to apply.
PLVision works on the cutting edge of technology, so you won’t need to deal with some outdated legacy code. Join our mature expert community and take your professional growth to the next level.
You will join a Linux Switch team working directly with the netdev Linux Kernel community and maintaining the "mlxsw" upstream driver for Spectrum ASICs. The "mlxsw" driver provides offload capability for the switch/router ASIC families.
The upstream Linux kernel switch/router offload infrastructure is a state-of-the-art product, aiming to modernize switch/router software support for networking offloads and the networking operation system (NOS).
Our customer is an Israel-based leader in the network equipment market, recently acquired by a multinational technology corporation. PLVision has been working with the customer since 2015, and the team, as well as the variety of projects, is constantly expanding.
Design and develop upstream low-level switch/router networking infrastructure and offload driver in Linux
Provide solutions to complex networking offloads and hardware control logic to work seamlessly with the rest of the ASIC networking pipeline
Enhance software requirements and influence the hardware design of future networking ASICs
Solve complex technical issues within the cross-boundary team
Define, implement, and upstream kernel-user APIs
Master's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
5+ years of experience in C
Good Python and Bash programming skills
Understanding of basic programming primitives, data structures, multithreading, and memory management techniques
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills, self-motivation
Would be a plus
Proven experience in analyzing and solving complicated multi-layer embedded platform issues
Experience with Berkeley Packet Filter (BPF) programming
Familiarity with networking offload engines
PLVision is a software product development services company specializing in computer networking, embedded systems, and the Internet of Things Connectivity. Operating in the global market since 2007, we help networking industry leaders and ambitious startups launch innovative products.
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