Kernel Security Engineer

Website IESF Group

Our client is a well-established international group with great products.
The company specializes in open-source software and provides Linux and Cloud infrastructure solutions for enterprises.
To enhance the successful team, we are looking for a skilled Kernel Security Engineer.
Working fully remote.

The Role:

Linux Kernel Security Engineer develops and maintains a selected subset of the security kernel infrastructure, both in the enterprise products and upstream.
The responsibilities namely include (but are not necessarily limited to) SELinux, IMA, LSM subsystem, in-kernel key ring management.

The developer collaborates actively, shares knowledge and further develops it in special interest groups, professional organizations and specialized conferences.

Key Tasks:
• Design and development of security features in Linux Kernel
• Working both with Linux Kernel upstream, as well as participating on maintainance of company’s kernel branches
• Developing and maintaining kernels for Linux-based products
• Technical analysis of problems and errors in the Linux Kernel
• Activities connected with participation in professional organizations and specialized conferences

Requirements:
• Excellent knowledge of the C programming language
• Good overview of Linux Kernel internals and implementation principles, with focus on core and/or security areas of the kernel
• Good knowledge of open-source community principles, with main focus on Linux Kernel development model and practices
• Good knowledge of the hardware of PCs and their peripherals
• Good knowledge of assembler language
• Good knowledge of Linux debugging tools
• Good spoken and written knowledge of English
• Accuracy and thoroughness
• Consideration and assertiveness independence

What’s in?
• Great salary package – base and 10-20% performance bonus (depending on experience)
• Life and Disability Insurance
• Gold Plan Private Medical Insurance – covered 100% for outpatient treatment (including medications and vaccinations, inpatient and day-case treatments, maternity and childbirth benefits.
• The working hours are as flexible as possible
• Endless opportunities to learn
• Creative and productive work environment
• Career opportunities and freedom to express your opinion

To apply for this job email your details to alex.a@iesf.ch