#202231 – Linux Kernel Engineers (M/F)

Linux Kernel Engineers (M/F)



SiPearl is looking for Linux Kernel engineers.

Reporting to the software team manager, you will oversee:

  • Work with other teams (firmware, hardware…) to understand their kernel needs and develop solutions,
  • Backport or develop solutions for 1-2 kernel releases (we prefer code being in mainline),
  • Help improve our automated testing infrastructure,
  • Be a part of the kernel release process, helping it run smoothly,
  • Communicate and interact with upstream maintainers,
  • Quarterly individual review with the team members and career planning.

Job opportunity in France (Paris area, Maisons-Laffitte, Grenoble, Sophia-Antipolis) in Germany (Duisburg), in Spain (Barcelona).


You are or you have :

  • 5 years of experience in Linux kernel development,
  • Rich experience in kernel debugging or community patch submission is preferred,
  • Experienced in multi-platform (x86 / arm) kernel and system development is preferred,
  • Knowledge of low-level operating system and hardware primitives,
  • Deep expertise in UEFI, ACPI, PCIe, and other related server specifications,
  • Experience using kernel perf and/or tracing tools for resolving performance issues,
  • Experienced with Software Development processes including source control, bug tracking, and design documentation,
  • Solid troubleshooting and debugging skills,
  • Proficient in C, assembly language, and build systems


  • Someone adaptable, autonomous,
  • Proven communications skills,
  • Excellent oral and writing English communication,
  • Experience working with and contributing to Open Source communities,
  • Familiarity with multiple layers of the Linux stack (hardware, kernel, user space, etc.).
Conditions & benefits

Fixe and variable part to be defined on experience.


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