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Senior Software Engineer, Linux Kernel

Location

Tel Aviv

Employment Type

Full-time

Experience

Senior

About The Position

Weka’s file system is a high-performance, distributed, and clustered system. As a kernel engineer, your primary responsibility will be working with other kernel engineers on troubleshooting patching/back-porting, building/testing/releasing our kernel driver as part of the Weka filesystem product. The kernel-based filesystem driver provides file access and logic to Weka filesystems and the ability to connect clients to the Weka cluster. This enables the Weka system to provide applications with local filesystem semantics and performance while providing a centrally managed, sharable, and resilient storage. Our entire kernel team is dedicated to delivering high-quality kernel drivers and you will be expected to quickly become an integral contributor.

  • Design and development of core product features in a complex software system with a focus on Linux kernel and OS infrastructure layers.
  • Provide architectural guidance and fresh ideas in our core kernel driver and related interfaces.
  • Locate performance bottlenecks within Linux and/or its driver or other components, and suggest & implement enhancements to meet target performance goals.
  • Assume nothing - constantly revisit how we work and whether our productivity is perfectly tuned.

Our Tech Stack

  • Our kernel driver is written in C on top of Linux.

Requirements


  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in Linux kernel development and debugging.
  • Master of low-level C development in Linux kernel, with a vast experience in performance-
  • sensitive code.
  • Good understanding of the VFS, page cache & file system concepts.
  • Familiar with kernel development methodologies and kernel structure.
  • Experience in developing kernel modules.
  • Very good experience in the Linux Kernel Driver model & development
  • Lock/lockless synchronization between kernel space & userspace
  • Broad knowledge and understanding in Linux internals, kernel subsystems (Memory Management, IO, Storage, Networking).
  • Kernel crash and core analysis skills.
  • knowledge of/O tools, performance benchmarks using standard tools.
  • Deep understanding of threading and locking mechanisms.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Highly motivated and independent, positive, creative, open-minded, and fun to work with.

Advantages:

  • Experience working with the Linux kernel community.
  • Experience contributing/up-streaming/maintaining kernel code.
  • Experience with storage subsystems, storage stack, and protocols (NVMe, NFS, Samba,
  • filesystems), developing enterprise-grade storage solutions.
  • Hacking complex open-source projects. 

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