Principal Software Engineer ||Unix / Linux kernel + C/C++ development || 8+ years

CA Technologies provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and innovation while supporting and developing our talented workforce. CA Technologies empowers its employees to drive success for both the business and themselves.

Software Engineering position – Unix / Linux kernel and application support and development.


A Software Engineer is required to join an international team responsible for developing and supporting heterogeneous client-server applications. Experience is required with developing and debugging Linux and Unix kernel code and working to analyze and fix customer issues. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing customer issues and designing, implementing and testing C, C++ and assembly code for Linux and Unix.


  • Experienced with Unix / Linux application development.
  • C and C++ programming, make, gcc debugging and implementing fixes to heterogeneous client-server applications.
  • Experienced at writing and debugging linux kernel modules.
  • Analyze system linux crash dumps, debug and implement fixes to kernel code.
  • Experienced at writing and debugging shell, awk, and perl scripts.
  • Familiarity with installing and configuring Linux systems (redhat, SuSE, Oracle, Ubuntu).
  • Additional experience with either Solaris or AIX kernel programming and crash dump analysis would be beneficial.

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s Degree or global equivalent in Computer Science or related discipline. Master’s degree or global equivalent a plus.

Work Experience

Typically 3 or more years of experience (1 to 3 years with a Master’s Degree) in software development, Level 2 Support or a related field.

Below is the link to the internal QMS job description where you can view the Band Level & Job Family.


If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual – recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it – then CA Technologies is where you belong. At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

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