Riverbed Technology, Inc.

  • Senior Linux Kernel Developer

    Job Locations RO-cluj
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  • Company Overview

    Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy. Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

    About this Position

    Learn how to build the network of tomorrow with SD-WAN. Riverbed is changing the way networks are operated around the world with our SteelConnect product. In 2016, we were the first vendor to bring an application-defined approach to SD-WAN with Riverbed SteelConnect, and our Cluj engineering team is at the center of it all.

    We are looking for a Senior Linux Kernel Developer for the SteelConnect product. You’ll be a member of Riverbed’s SteelConnect Engineering team in Cluj-Napoca, helping to drive innovative and creative solutions for this strategically important offering to our SMB and Enterprise customers. The position involves the development of their embedded Linux distribution. You will be responsible for implementing and maintaining hardware and/or architecture specific code, working with both Linux kernel and user space code.

    You will be joining a talented team of industry experts and skilled developers. Here you will be encouraged to use your imagination. You will be guided by our core values and you will be supported by some of the best minds in tech.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Interface with hardware design and development.
    • Maintain Linux kernel device drivers for our hardware platforms.
    • Assist in development and support for Riverbed's SD-WAN networking feature set implementation in the Linux kernel.


    Job Requirements

    • 5+ years of ANSI C programming experience developing software on Linux systems.
    • Linux kernel and kernel module development.
    • Embedded Linux distribution development (OpenWRT experience a plus) .
    • Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets.
    • Deep understanding of Linux system architecture.
    • Experience with Linux device driver and hardware/architecture implementation.
    • Expert Git user.
    • Expertise in GNU tool chain, make files, and shell scripting.
    • Strong technical leadership and mentoring skills.
    • Expertise in networking protocol stacks and technologies including Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, 802.1q, IPsec, STP, and so on.
    • Strong knowledge of IP networking, L2/L3 switching/routing, and related technologies.
    • Continuous integration and continuous delivery.
    • Open Source.
    • Atlassian Stack.

    Skills and Qualifications

    • As an individual contributor, you are ambitious and driven.
    • You are excited about the opportunity to work with smart people on complex challenges.
    • You’re a natural team player, inquisitive, and enjoy dissecting and tackling hard problems (the more challenging the better).

    About Riverbed

    Why Riverbed Technology?

    If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.

    Learn more at www.riverbed.com.


    Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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