Red Hat Software Engineer - Linux Kernel in Brno, Czech Republic

Company Description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Core Kernel team is looking for a Software Engineer to join our largest engineering site in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role you will participate in the development of industry-leading technology in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) kernel on selected core kernel areas in live patching, crypto, or kernel tracing. You'll be required to handle a high degree of working on your own while working on feature requests and bug fixes. As a Software Engineer, you will work as part of a globally distributed team in a close cooperation with many well-known kernel developers on one of the largest open source software (OSS) projects of all times in an open, friendly, and helpful environment.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Primary responsibilities include upstream and downstream development work and defect triage in the Linux kernel and several closely related user space packages

  • Review patches

  • Cooperate with the Quality Engineering (QE) team on test development and execution

  • Cooperate with other kernel teams and Red Hat’s partners on future feature planning

  • Work on internal tooling to support kernel development

Required skills

  • Proficiency in C programming language and its ecosystem

  • Experience with scripting languages like Bash or Python

  • Good understanding of kernel programming and general kernel concept

  • Solid communication skills in order to work in a geographically distributed team

  • C++ experience is not required, but might be useful for specific user space development

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Job ID 66868

Category Software Engineering