Senior Kernel Software Developer


As a key member of the Product Development team, you will architect, design, develop and test key portions of our distributed system storage product to meet product specifications and market requirements.


  • Analyze and understand market / marketing requirements, design solutions for those requirements and write specifications.
  • Design systems level disk storage (block and file) and advanced communication protocol (Fibre Channel, iSCSI, infiniband, NVMe etc.) products in a Unix / Linux / Solaris environment using C.
  • Kernel development, clustered system architecture, driver development.
  • Participate in code reviews.
  • Provide accurate estimates of assigned task effort for inclusion in project planning.
  • Share knowledge and information on new technologies with the other team members.
  • Research new technologies and methodologies.

Qualifications and Skills

  • University degree in Computer Science required, Masters degree is an asset
  • 5+ years of experience in platform level development
  • Deep understanding of kernel structure, scheduling, resource management, I/O systems, threading model and synchronizations
  • Experience in Unix/Linux/Solaris, C
  • Ability to debug, analyze and improve system performance, with experience in various performance analysis tools is an asset
  • Knowledge of storage systems and file systems is a definite asset
  • Experience with PCI HBA drivers is a definite asset
  • Knowledge of design and analysis methodologies and application development processes (Agile)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, in English and/or French
  • Strong ability to work in an open and collaborative team environment
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines on time and in budget
  • Analytical, thorough, resourceful
  • Customer service-focused

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If you are interested, please send an email to with your resume and qualifications.