SUSE L3 is a globally distributed team of highly skilled Linux developers who evaluate, analyze, and fix software defects reported by SUSE customers and partners.
The L3 team within SUSE is responsible for coordinating the defect-resolution process in a wide range of SUSE Linux products. Ranging from core kernel bugs to issues in High Availability environments and various cloud solution technologies, from applications to web servers to storage solutions and everything in between that connects all these technologies together.
You consider yourself an inquisitive mind, thirsty for knowledge and always looking for ways on how to grow & expand that knowledge and mentor others, you understand the art of troubleshooting and like resolving different and often complex scenarios in Linux and open-source space then apply below.
You will work in cross-functional teams within the broader SUSE organization on reported bugs and complex technical problems, either on your own or in close cooperation with other excellent Linux engineers.
Key responsibilities: * Evaluating and reproducing reported issues * Technical analysis of issues and bugs in Linux based software products * Coordination of, and active involvement in, the bug-fixing process * Fixing code defects and publishing patches * Contribute to the future development of the software infrastructure driving the daily work of the team
Required skills * Friendliness and assertiveness * Good spoken and written knowledge of English * Good knowledge of the C programming language * Good knowledge of the Linux operating system * Good knowledge of Linux debugging tools and techniques * Strong communication, analytical and organizational skills * Experience with SUSE Linux, openSUSE or other Enterprise Linux and Free Linux distributions * Ability and willingness to quickly learn new technologies and work independently with minimal supervision
Desired skills: * Knowledge of one or more scripting languages (Perl, Python, Bash, ...) * Knowledge of other programming languages (C++, assembler, ...) * Programmer's knowledge of the Linux Kernel * Strong understanding of TCP/IP and other networking concepts and technologies * Knowledge of virtualization technologies such as XEN, KVM, QEMU, Libvirt, ... * Knowledge of RPM and packaging * Experience with cloud technologies such as Azure, Google Cloud, Hyper-V, ... * You are already an open-source package maintainer and contribute to the community
What we offer: * A lot of opportunities to keep you technically challenged, engaged, and time to learn new technologies * Direct contact with representatives of free/open-source software projects worldwide * Opportunity to participate in the development of Linux operating systems * A unique opportunity to become an expert in an area of your choice * Access to other hardware architectures than Intel x86 * Weekly-based flexible working time * A fun, creative, friendly and informal working environment where how you think is far more important than what you wea