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Linux Engineer Device Driver C

Job Title: Linux Engineer Device Driver C
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Industry:
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/13181/B/KS/150219_1550232163
Contact Name: Support Team
Contact Email: support@client-server.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Linux Engineer (Device Driver C Linux Kernel Ethernet TCP/IP). Market leading hardware vendor whose products are used to provide super low latency and high performance for clients including Investment Banks and Stock Exchanges is seeking a highly technical Linux Engineer.
As a Linux Engineer you will design and implement Linux network device drivers for the next generation of 100G and SmartNIC adapters; you'll work to submit the driver changes to the upstream Linux kernel and partner with Tier 1 Linux distributors to include the latest changes. You'll collaborate with the support team to provide subject matter expertise and expert insight into problems that customers are experiencing, tackling complex system level problems (both functional and performance related).
You'll be based in Cambridge offices, a short walk from the town centre, onsite parking available and commutable by train. There's a casual dress code, kitchen and shower facilities, ping-pong table, weekly cakes and onsite Pilates classes to name but a few of the perks!
Requirements:
*Excellent academic record of achievement; 2.1 or above from a top tier university; likely to have studied MSc / PhD
*Indepth knowledge of Linux systems with experience of writing device drivers for the Linux kernel
*Significant software engineering experience having been involved in the successful delivery of complex and challenging software products
*C development skills
*Good understanding of server system architectures (e.g. PCI-express)
As a Linux Engineer (Device Driver C) you will earn a competitive salary (to £80k) plus bonus and benefits package.
Apply now or call for a confidential discussion about this Linux Engineer (Device Driver C Linux Kernel Ethernet TCP/IP) opportunity.