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Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000038858


Senior Solaris Kernel Software Engineer

Location: Bangalore India
Req ID: JR-0000038858
Western Digital®
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Design and develop software for Tegile Intelliflash unified, hybrid storage appliance that support both (FC, iSCSI) and file protocols (NFS, SMB)
Design, implement, optimize and enhance Tegile’s platform which is based on opensolaris.
Participate in group collaborations in developing future features and functions
Participate in Platform team architecture, design, and development
Operating systems enhancements
New generation platform development including device drivers, kernel, protocols, high availability
Utilise tools for debugging and performance enhancements
Collaborate with QA organization to ensure quality of software developed
Provide and ensure excellent documentation on software design


BS/MS Computer Science/EE
10 years minimum experience
Experience with computer server platform architecture, design and development, including Operating Systems, kernel, device drivers
Experience in driving architecture and design of new platforms, new device features, and performance.
Experience with Solaris/Unix/BSD/Linux systems development
Experience with using OS and kernel tools and facilities. Enhancing those facilities for performance gains.
Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux memory management, threading, state machines, etc.
Deep knowledge of Solaris or opensource fork.
Strong C development skills, Assembler, D-Trace, C++, Python, Perl, Bash knowledge a plus. Must be proficient with modern source code control systems.
Organised developer with good communication skills and a can do attitude able to work to deadlines.

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