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Remote Linux Kernel Operating Systems Engineer ( Copy-on-write / Filesystems )

  • Raleigh, NC
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: 23-00052

The salary range for this position is $150,000 to $220,000 per year. However, if you possess additional valuable skill sets that could benefit the enterprise, you may be eligible for higher compensation. We encourage strong technical candidates to apply without hesitation.

Seeking a Linux Kernel internals Engineer who is involved with GITHUB community by contributing to it by Upstreaming.  Storage expertise would be ideal.  The engineer will need expertise in writing Filesystems not just interacting with them.  Seeking expertise in Copy on Write.


  • Design, develop, test and support code
  • Interact with remote users to diagnose/debug issues
  • Interact with open-source communities (Linux, FreeBSD, OpenZFS, etc.)
  • Weekly status reports
  • Attending OS team and related meetings


  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Able to create elegant, efficient, and testable code
  • Proven C language skills
  • Solid understanding of UNIX / Linux Operating Systems (processes, memory, filesystem, networking)
  • Solid understanding of asynchronous and parallel programming
  • Solid understanding of sharing protocols (NFS, iSCSI, SMB)
  • Experience with Linux kernel
  • GitHub and Jira experience

Preferred Skills/Abilities:

  • Someone who has upstreamed code or is engaged in the Open Source Community/Project
  • Copy-on-write file system basic knowledge (ZFS)

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science is ideal
  • At least 5 years of experience in the software development industry

We are not currently accepting candidates who have been submitted by other staffing firms or agencies. Thank you for your understanding.
To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States.  Individuals in H-1b, L-1, TN, H4, and OPT EAD status do not have unrestricted work authorization.
VALiNTRY Services and all its divisions are equal-opportunity employers. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other federal or state-protected category.

For immediate response please forward resumes to [email protected]

Eric Lyublinsky
Sr. IT Recruiter
(Direct) 407-205-1125
(Office) 800-360-1407

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