Kernel Developer

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering or Equivalent, Master's preferred.

Experience
Experience in UNIX based systems, such as Linux or *BSD and should have at least 3 to 7 years of experience in similar or adjacent roles. Experience in kernel level programming such as drivers and module. Strong experience in TCP/IP networking a plus.

Technical capabilities

  • Linux Kernel. Highly skilled in C development.
  • Hand’s on experience with kernel programming in Linux, BSD or other RTOS.
  • Must have good knowledge of IP, UDP and TCP network protocols, as well as routing protocols.
  • Understanding of QoS principles, Policy based Routing, Firewalling and Virtualization.
  • Experience with Unix (FreeBSD or Linux) operating systems, Python scripting.
  • Experience with code versionning software (Git, SVN, etc).
  • Strong understanding of locking principals.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new tools and software components to enrich and improve XipOS embedded platforms, primarily addressing issues with scalability and teaching the platform to do new packet mangling tricks.
  • Research and development into new WAN optimization techniques.
  • Provide engineering level and high quality customer support for specialized embedded deployment both directly to the customers, or to the XipLink support team.
  • Assisting in documentation and information sharing procedures within the XipLink team. 
  • Assist in porting and optimization of XipLink software to other operating systems.
  • Assist in the porting of XipLink software to other hardware platforms.
  • Contributing ideas for how to further enhance the XipLink product line and be prepared to adapt to new requirements and resulting tasks and responsibilities. 

Location: Plateau district, Montréal, QC. Great office view overlooking the mountain! Parking nearby may available for the right candidates. Remote may be considered.

Benefits and bonus package available.



Contact:
email hr@xiplink.com
4200 St. Laurent Blvd, Suite 1010, Montréal, Quebec H2W 2R2