Software Engineer (Linux Network) – Western Cape Cape Town Region


Vacancy available for a software engineer in a Linux network environment.

1 to 3 years of experience and mastery of essential C programming.

Responsibilities: Work as part of a high performance networking software development team. Design, develop, debug, test and support software.

Qualifications required:

  • Desired – a master’s degree in electronic engineering, computer engineering or computer science.
  • Minimum Requirements – BEng degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering or BSc Computer Science.

Experience and skills required:

  • Knowledge of C programming is required.
  • Expertise in software architectures, scalability, reliability and application design is required.
  • Experience developing and debugging on a Linux platform (GCC, revision control systems, build systems, troubleshooting, debugging and profiling tools) is required.
  • Experience designing and optimizing software to achieve specified performance goals is required.
  • The ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment is required.
  • Strong written communication skills are required.

Additional skills desired:

  • Knowledge of network protocols is desirable.
  • API design experience is desired.
  • An understanding of DPDK (Data Plane Design Kit) software is desired.
  • Experience with Software Defined Networking (SDN) or Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is desired.
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies is desired.
  • Experience in cryptography and network security (e.g. IPsec, SSL) is desired.
  • Linux kernel development experience is desired.
  • Experience in Agile software development is desired.

Desired skills:

  • VS
  • Programming in C
  • Linux kernel
  • Embedded Linux
  • Linux kernel development
  • Core development
  • C/C++
  • Embedded C++
  • Integrated C
  • Linux software
  • Linux Programming
  • Embedded systems
  • Core

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