Intel Senior Linux Kernel Engineer in Hudson, Massachusetts

Job Description

The Open Source Technology Center (OTC) is part of the Software and Services Group SSG and home to the core of Intel's open source development efforts. We have deep expertise contributing to and sponsoring a wide variety of projects, from the Linux kernel to the visualization stack to large overarching projects, and we are Intel's presence in the global open source community. OTC contributes to every level of the computing platform, from BIOS to kernel to middleware through applications. Open operating systems, including Linux and Android, have benefited from our worldwide network of open source software engineers. Today we are extending open source leadership in areas of importance to Intel such as robotics, drones, autonomous driving and industrial, cloud, FPGAs, containers and networking.

As a senior Linux Kernel engineer, you will be part of the OTC OS Vendor (OSV) enabling team as a team lead and to enable and support Intel's important Linux OSV partner. The candidate responsibilities include: As the major engineering contact with partner team, you will maintain a good relationship with counterpart engineering team, ensuring that the customer is well supported on engineering/ technical side, and eventually ensure successful enabling of Intel platforms to planned OSV Linux enterprise releases. Travel outside the assigned territory maybe required for extended support.

As the team lead, you will coordinate the engineering efforts among team members, make sure the OSV enabling team delivers expected results within milestones/deadlines planned by the OSV Enabling Program Manager, coordinate the engineering collaboration with partner team and be on top of every engineering details with the enabling, respond to related engineering requests from internal stakeholders You will also deliver assigned engineering work, which includes but not limited to following: feature collection and submission, feature and patch back porting, bug fixing, addressing Intel platform issues, validation of Intel platform features, documentation, etc.

An ideal candidate would exhibit behavioral skills that indicate:

  • Excellent communication skills .


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 6 years of experience or Masters degree in computer science/ computer software with 4 years of experience

  • 5 years Linux software development experience

  • Linux kernel driver development and validation experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • x86 Hardware architecture knowledge and platform trouble shooting skills

  • Experience with providing engineering support to customers

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.

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