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.

Job Overview

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively within an Agile Team to write high quality, testable code that meets the Definition of Done:
  • Strive to meet team commitments.
  • Strive to eliminate technical debt.
  • Adopt a test-first approach to software development, where possible in which the test is developed before the code.
  • Participate in design and code reviews with other engineers.
  • Use best software engineering practices to evolve the system design.
  • Create automated unit, system, and acceptance tests.
  • Participate in test plan reviews.
  • Perform unit/module testing of software.
  • Continuously evaluate software performance, identify performance degradation and opportunities to gain performance improvements valued by customers.
  • Actively support and contribute to end of iteration demos.
  • Responsible for assigned integration, testing, and deployment tasks.
  • Work collaboratively within an Agile Team to write high quality, testable code that meets the Definition of Done:
  • Strive to meet team commitments.
  • Strive to eliminate technical debt.
  • Adopt a test-first approach to software development, where possible in which the test is developed before the code.
  • Participate in design and code reviews with other engineers.
  • Continuously evaluate software performance, identify performance degradation and opportunities to gain performance improvements valued by customers.
  • Actively support and contribute to end of iteration demos.
  • Responsible for assigned integration, testing, and deployment tasks.

Technical Skills

  • Looking for 8.5 + years of experince
  • 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.

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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