[Jobposts] Job Opening for Sr. Linux Systems Engineer

Mary mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Wed Apr 13 09:48:46 EST 2005

On Tue, Apr 12, 2005, Stacy Castleberry wrote:
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> Hi all,
> I'm an in-house Recruiter here at VMware, Inc. in Palo Alto, CA. and we are
> looking for some good talent with a strong Linux/kernel Software Engineering
> background. Below is my contact info and the attached job description. We are
> hiring for several different positions in this arena and VMware is a well
> established company and the market leader in Virtualization technology.
> Please contact me if this fits your skill set.

Hi folks,

The attachment got stripped from Stacy's mail by the list software, so
here's the job description. (Please do not contact me about it, I'm just
a list admin, I have nothing to do with VMWare.)

Senior Linux Systems Engineer

VMware is looking for a motivated, talented, Senior Linux systems/kernel
engineer that can provide area expertise and creative direction in our
interactions with Linux and the Linux kernel, for our hosted =
platform used in our Workstation, GSX Server and ACE products.

.	Lead the design and implementation of Linux related features for our
hosted virtualization platform (Workstation, GSX, ACE)
.	Debug, diagnose and fix challenging issues for our Linux products
.	Track Linux kernel and Linux distro. development and report and make
recommendations on areas VMware should focus on
.	Provide Linux systems/kernel expertise to other developers at VMware
.	Linux related innovation

.	C - Expert coding skills
.	Design and Architecture ability
.	x86 Assembly - proficiency
.	Unix Systems and Kernel development
.	Ninja-like debugging and troubleshooting (user level, kernel and
.	Multi-threaded design and programming

.	Know how PCs work.  Bottom up.
.	OS Internals - (specifically: Kernel Memory Management, Swapping,
Interrupts and Devices)
o	Theory - Strong
o	Linux - Expert
o	Windows - Familiarity
.	Algorithms: Code efficiency & performance
.	Familiar w/ concept and theory of virtualization

.	Learning Agility
.	Strong Curiosity
.	Passion for Technology, Virtualization

.	Thorough / Detail Oriented
.	Takes Initiative
.	Flexible
Ability to thrive in a team environment

Stacy Castleberry
Outbound Recruiting Specialist
VMware, Inc.
650-475-5000 ext.855

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