5 months ago
Software Developer 4-19000QLN
Ksplice is the leading technology that
allows administrators to patch the kernel on the fly with zero downtime
and zero disruption. We're a distributed team of engineers forming part
of the Linux and Virtualization group at Oracle with a passion for
working on exciting technology, software craftmanship and all things
Linux. Ksplice powers some of Oracle's biggest systems from massive
databases to clouds. Join us on our quest to minimize downtime and
We're looking for a systems engineer to join us,
helping Ksplice patch even more of the system, support new releases and
improving our workflow. If you take pride in crafting software, don't
rest until you full understand complex problems and are curious about
what happens on the layer below then Ksplice will be of interest to you.
You'll like working at all levels of a Linux system, developing tooling
in Python+bash, analyzing security vulnerabilities in Linux kernel
patches, enhancing the Ksplice tools and improving the workflow.
Required skills include:
* Skilled with software development best practices including TDD
* Expert level C/C++ programming
* Understanding of security issues and defences in compiled languages
* Strong experience with Python
* Experience developing the Linux kernel
* Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.
Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.
As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).
Job: Product Development
Location: United Kingdom
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire