Linux Platform Engineer

Date:  Jan 23, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Georgia
City:  Atlanta
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  43475

Job Description


Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries.


Keysight Labs is hiring a Linux Platform Engineer to enhance our team in Atlanta. This role will be focused on the development of Linux distribution for high-performance, low-latency applications. The ideal candidate will be passionate about Linux in a high-performance environment and providing world class engineering support.

Main Responsibilities

-Maintain a Linux distribution for real-time, high-performance applications for use on instruments and in the cloud
-Verify/select the available upgrades, including thorough testing, before delivery, with the goal of a stable and high-quality platform
-Troubleshooting of system and kernel issues
-Manage the backlog and prioritization of requirements, enhancements and bug fixes from partners
-Generate releases of the Linux OS platform conforming to Keysight licensing and security standards
-Provide real-time Linux performance monitoring tools for internal developers, including:
-monitor runtime processor performance counters
-monitor/diagnostic of system and HW resources
-Add new features to the operating system 

Job Qualifications

Essential Requirements


-Requires a Bachelors or Masters Degree or University Degree or equivalent and 3+ year’s relevant experience for entry to this level. 
-Solid knowledge of C or C++
-Experience in real-time operating system
-Deep knowledge of Linux OS
-Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking stack
-5+ years of working experience in R&D teams in the Software Development area
-Authoring cloud native software in Docker, Kubernetes environment
-Preferred experience work with deployment in one of the major cloud environments 


Desired Requirements


-Familiarity with communication protocols 
-OS performance tuning
-Key Personal / Interpersonal Skills
-Team focused approach
-Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:


Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : Georgia : Atlanta

Job ID : 43475 



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