[Jobposts] Linux Kernel Developer - Contract/Consulting Position

Dan Fick dfick at lightfleet.com
Tue Apr 15 19:01:08 UTC 2008

Greetings - Lightfleet is based in a suburb of Portland, OR and we have an
immediate need for a Linux Kernel Developer Contract position.  (Permanent
positions available as well).

Linux Kernel Developer - Contract or Permanent Position

Lightfleet is an emerging early staged growth company that has invented the
world's first free-space broadcast optical interconnect.  Simply put,
Lightfleet has created a new way for computers to communicate using light
instead of wires.  Lightfleet's CorowaveTM technology streamlines
computer-to-computer communication by empowering computers to directly talk
to each other over short distances through the air with broadcast light. 

Why is this important? 

Lightfleet's breakthrough technology allows our first product, an innovative
form factor server, to be 1/3 the size and use 1/3 the electricity of any
comparable product . . . while also being significantly faster by unleashing
the true potential of parallel computing.    



We are looking for experienced kernel developers to assist in completing the
device driver stack for Lightfleet's innovative optical interconnect and
bringing it up to production-quality standards for delivery to customers.
There is an opportunity for new design work as well.




-          HW/SW integration of driver stack with custom FPGA-based devices

-          Ferreting out race conditions and implementation defects

-          Optimization by removing locks


Minimum qualifications:


-          Experience working in Linux kernel


Desired Qualifications


-          Experience with kernel threads, spinlocks, and interrupts

-          Shell scripting

-          Automated testing & test design

-          Kdb, kdump, or similar kernel-level tools


Lightfleet is also seeking permanent Linux Kernel Developers as well.


If you are interested in either a contract or permanent position, please
send your resume or contact information to  <mailto:careers at lightfleet.com>
careers at lightfleet.com


For more information on Lightfleet, please visit our website at
<http://www.lightfleet.com/> www.lightfleet.com


Lightfleet is an equal opportunity employer.


Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies - Please do not contact
Lightfleet in regard to our open positions.  Thank you for your


Additional Information


Position Title: Contract Linux Kernel Developer (Permanent positions also

Company: Lightfleet Corporation (www.lightfleet.com
<http://www.lightfleet.com/> )

Location: Camas, WA - Suburb of Portland, OR

Name of Recruiting Company: N/A as I am an employee of Lightfleet

My Name: Dan Fick


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