System Software Architect - Cambridge

Recruiter
MICROTECH GLOBAL LTD
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1152902746
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TERM:

Permanent

JOB AD:

My client are looking to recruit an additional senior member for the team in the UK, with extensive existing experience of working in a relevant area and a desire to work closely with the open source community (existing experience is obviously great!).

This person needs to be:

- Highly self-motivated and able to work autonomously.

- Able to work efficiently in a multi-cultural, multi-site, multi-language and rapidly changing environment. This may involve managing small focused teams.

- Enthusiastic about working within the open source community and able to shine within that environment.

- Able to grasp end to end platform design and understand the relevance to low level components.

- An excellent communicator (Chinese Language is a bonus, but not necessary or common in the existing team).

- Interested in getting their hands dirty when needed. The team does not separate the roles of architect from that of implementation. Both reviewing and writing of code are central parts of the role.

Possible areas of existing expertise include:

- Core architecture and support for upcoming architecture features, either ARM64 or other architectures (x86, MIPS, PPC, etc)

- A major Linux kernel subsystem, e.g. Storage, networking, special purpose accelerators etc.

- Kernel spanning topics such as virtualization, OS hardening, system performance,

- Practical low level architecture knowledge.

- Microarchitecture focused compiler optimization.

Formal requirements:

- BS/MS/BE in Computer Science or a similar subject with 5+ years of appropriate experience.

- Right to work in the UK.

What my client offer:

My client offers a competitive salary and generous benefits including

- Group Personal Pension Scheme and life cover (subject to age and earnings)

- Private medical insurance and Cash Plan

- 25 days annual leave per annum, pro rata, plus 8 public days

- Childcare vouchers

- Flexible working

- Cambridge Science Park gym with subsidised membership

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