Linux Kernel Developer

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The Amazon Development Center in Dresden, Germany, is building the foundation of the Amazon EC2 virtualization platforms. Our teams are responsible for the development and maintenance of the Amazon hypervisors and Linux Kernels that make up the engine of the Amazon EC2 compute servers. The Dresden based teams also own the development and support of the Linux operating system kernel and the supporting user space components running on almost every Amazon Server worldwide. Being part of Amazon means constantly driving innovation and working on complex technical challenges every day.

What is Amazon EC2?

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If you are passionate about developing software, and you want to build solutions to challenging problems that directly used by millions of people, there may be no better place than Amazon for you to impact the world!

We are looking for a Linux Kernel Developer to work on the lowest layer of Amazon EC2 software stack, touching the Linux kernel and our Hypervisors.

You will develop, maintain and keep secure the foundational components of Amazon EC2. You will monitor live operation metrics to ensure that we are delivering the best experience to our customers at any time.

Work/Life Harmony
Our team gives high value to work-life harmony. Due to Covid-19, our team currently works from home and ensure that core working hours stays within 10.00AM to 6.00PM.
Mentorship and Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Experienced and senior members enjoys mentorship and knowledge sharing so that new members are on-boarded soon.
We takes care of employee career growth by taking care of project and task assignment based on interest and skill. We ensure that all the engineers get equal opportunities and solve complex problems of future.
On-Call Responsibility
This position involves On-call responsibility. We work as a team to root-cause the issues and ensure our systems are resilient and fault-tolerant.
Inclusive Team Culture
We believe in attracting, developing and retaining talent from diverse backgrounds. We value different perspectives and looking for team players who are enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated and works effectively with team of diverse peers.


· BS in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
· Programming experience in C and scripting languages like Ruby, Python or Bash
· Experience in writing Linux Kernel or similar low-level operating system code
Proficiency in the German language is not required for this position.


· Experience in virtualization (Xen, KVM) technology
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