Intel Onsite Linux Software Engineer in Hudson, Massachusetts

Job Description

Software Engineers conduct or participate in multidisciplinary research and collaborate with design, layout and/or hardware engineers in the design, development, and utilization of productivity enhancement layout tools and design rule checkers, electronic data processing systems software. You will determine computer user needs, advises hardware designers on machine characteristics that affect software systems such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements, designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Respond to customer/client requests or events as they occur. Develop solutions to problems utilizing formal education, judgement and formal software process.

You will provide high-level support kernel engineering services for Intel and our partner company and will work from our partner site. You will maintain close working relationships with customers, top developers, architects and administrators. In addition assisting the customer support team with most complex and challenging issues. The candidate will be in daily contact with Intel engineering team, allowing you to regularly work alongside some of the best open source developers at both sides.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Handle and direct communications between Intel and Partner Company

  • Resolve complex customer problems within customer operating system on Intel hardware

  • Work closely with partner engineering team managers and development engineering teams from both sides

  • Analyze upstream development against customer-reported defects and develop patches to resolve the issues

  • Use available tools to investigate and troubleshoot technical issues

  • Demonstrate considerable judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtain

An ideal candidate would exhibit behavioral traits that indicate:

  • Excellent collaboration, interpersonal, and communication skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively and proactively with remote peers in real time

  • Solid troubleshooting skills; creative problem solver capable of working without direct supervision

  • Commitment to providing the best experience possible for partner and Intel customers

This U.S. position is open to U.S. Workers Only. A U.S. Worker is someone who is either a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident, or a person granted Refugee or Asylum status by the U.S. Government. Intel will not sponsor a foreign national for this position.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through relevant previous school, industry jobs and/or research experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Computer Software or related areas with 4 years of experience or Master’s degree in computer science/ computer software with 3 years of experience

  • 4+ years of experience using Linux operating system

  • Familiarity with Linux kernel patch process and experience using Git

  • Familiarity with the Linux kernel module development

  • Ability to work full time on partner site

  • Ability to read and write C language code

  • Ability to patch back-porting and modify code to apply it to partner products

  • Ability to write and execute tests for Intel enabled hardware

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for open source technologies

  • Manage workload to ensure that all issues are handled in timely manner

Inside this Business Group

The Intel Software and Services Group (SSG) connects Intel to the worldwide software community. SSG strives to bring competitive advantage to Intel platforms by helping independent software vendors, operating system developers, OEMs, channel members and systems integrators deliver exceptional customer value and achieve differentiation on Intel® processor technologies. SSG provides global leadership to the software community through its technical expertise, industry enabling activities, and developer products and programs.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....