Sr. Linux Software Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Boston, MA

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18
Confidential Company
Boston, MA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18


Job Description

Our client is a small, nimble start-up like team inside a very successful Boston-based medical device. The team is extremely talented and the product is an industry game-changer and is ahead of their competition in a $B market. 
They are seeking a Sr. Linux Engineer /DevOps type who has a strong information technology background, to join their exciting and fast-paced development team.  
Local candidates only please as our client will not relocate. 

  • Release engineering in GIT version control system (rebasing, merging C++ code base) 
  • Developing scripts in Python or Perl and some experience with C++
  • Installation of Redhat/CentOS Linux operating system on modern laptop used by software engineering team
  • Troubleshooting/fixing problems with device drivers and providing updates to laptop
  • Rebuilding RPM’s and/or kernel modules
  • Providing guidance and technical assistance as needed
  • Developing and maintaining installation/upgrades and configuration procedures
  • Assisting team with various IT projects
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science preferred. MS is a plus. 

  • In depth knowledge with Linux (RedHat/Fedora/CentOS) operating system and the Linux Kernel
  • Ability to install Linux Redhat/CentOS on off the shelf hardware (Laptops)
  • Experience with solving Linux hardware/software integration problems
  • Experience with writing/updating shell scripts
  • Experience with building applications using make and troubleshooting problems
  • Passion for solving hardware/software OS issues


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