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Linux Distribution Engineer - Cryptography

Entroncamento, Portugal

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Linux Distribution Engineer - Cryptography

Job Description

About SUSE

At SUSE, we are passionate about Open Source and we are significant contributors to many upstream projects. In our daily work, we value creativity and innovation, while staying focused on delivering business results. Our engineering team is a global team from almost all continents. SUSE has a wide field of advanced technologies and offers developers with an open and curious mind a great opportunity to apply and grow their skills.

Job Description

SUSE Packaging is a team that handles hundreds of RPM packages in multiple products - from SUSE Linux Enterprise to openSUSE distributions. We are responsible for fixing bugs and security issues and shaping the new versions of our distributions by delivering new features for those packages.

We are looking for a "Linux Distribution Engineer" with a focus on Cryptography- a software engineer with a good understanding of C/C++, that will help maintain a variety of RPM packages. The ideal candidate has a broad knowledge of various programming and scripting languages, already gained some experience in developing software for a Linux distribution, and understands the complex mechanics of packaging and the structure of a Linux system. The knowledge of cryptography, so that the candidate can support our Cryptography packagers, is a benefit .

In your role, you will maintain multiple packages , debug issues, provide bug and security fixes, update packages to the latest versions, and deliver requested features. You will cooperate and collaborate with the upstream and openSUSE community and interact closely with the SUSE Maintenance and Security team.

Expected Skills
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience as a Software Engineer
  • Good general understanding of the Linux operating system and Linux utilities
  • Proficiency in C/C++
  • Very good debugging skills (gdb, strace, ...)
  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language (Bash, Ruby, Python, Perl, ...)
  • Familiarity with GCC, build automation tools (Make/CMake), and GNU Build System (Autotools)
  • Experience with building software packages for Linux systems
  • Good communication skills and fluency in verbal and written English
Desired Skills
  • Experience with building a Linux distribution
  • Familiarity with the RPM package format
  • Broader hands-on experience in packaging software for Linux systems
  • Proficiency in cryptography and cryptographic protocols
Personal Characteristics
  • Self-motivated, self-organised, able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Passionate for Linux and open source
  • Eager to learn new things on a daily basis
What we Offer
  • Open source contribution for your packages and close cooperation with upstream
  • Participation in developing SUSE distributions and new products
  • Personal growth - you will have a budget for training and attending Linux conferences
  • A distributed team full of skilled people you can learn from
  • Regular company hackathons (Hack Week) and technical talks
  • Flexible working hours and healthy work/life balance
Software Engineering

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  • We are collaborative
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Client-provided location(s): Portugal
Job ID: SUSE-SUSEUS71005614_794006110
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Pension
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Woman founded/led
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program