Junior Graphics Kernel Engineer Full-time Job

1 week ago   Engineering   Dubai   24 views Reference: 13884
Job Details

What your day will look like

Maintain the NVidia graphics drivers and package new releases

Take personal responsibility for the delivery of graphics drivers

Patch the kernel driver to work against the latest Ubuntu kernel

Enhance and maintain Ubuntu's additions to the NVidia settings panel

Maintain Ubuntu's tools for hardware detection and driver installation

Diagnose and resolve issues reported by customers and the community

Collaborate regularly and proactively with a globally distributed team

Work closely with external silicon, cloud, or hardware manufacturer delivery teams on bleeding edge platforms

What we are looking for in you

Well-organized, self-starting and able to deliver to fixed schedules

Demonstrated ability to present oneself in a professional manner when interacting with colleagues, business partners, and the open source community

Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral

Earned a bachelor's (or equivalent university level) degree, preferably in a technology field

Programming experience in C, with Python and Bash scripting

Solid background with git

Knowledge of the Linux kernel and kernel subsystems would be a plus

Demonstrated experience with kernel patching and debugging is also highly regarded

Prior experience with Ubuntu/Debian/Snap packaging would be highly regarded

Company Description
We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company.We're also the publishers of Ubuntu, the worlds most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000+ contributors. Ubuntu means 'humanity to others'. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation.Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world's biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world's most productive developers.Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation - this is the future of open source, which is why we're proud to be the developers of the fastest growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.If you're interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.