Software Engineer - Graphics / Linux at SUSE () (allows remote)

Software Engineer - Graphics / Linux at SUSE () (allows remote)


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Created: 2021-07-08 05:00:56

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SUSE’s open, open source approach helps our customers and partners move their businesses forward, transforming IT, delivering increased agility and faster innovation.

SUSE’s Engineering & Innovation (E&I) oversees the technology innovation, and product and solution development and delivery of SUSE’s global portfolio, built within various open source projects and communities.

Within E&I, the Hardware Enablement Team is a group of a dozen people in different locations with different areas of expertise, ranging from small peripherals to crucial system components (e.g. GPUs) to specific platforms (ARM, IBM POWER).

Objective of the role

A Graphics Software Engineer is responsible for maintaining and further development of the graphics stack for SUSE Linux Enterprise and openSUSE distributions. Some example projects for this role include improvements in remote desktop applications (VNC, RDP) and migration of X.Org setups to Wayland.

Key Responsibilities:

· Development of new code and backporting to older releases.

· Bug analysis and bug fixing.

· Close collaboration with upstream communities.

· Technical discussions with SUSE partners and other stakeholders.

Required Skills:

· Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or comparable qualifications.

· Excellent knowledge of the C programming language.

· Open source community participation.

· Experience with system-level programming.

· Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Recommended Skills:

· Shell and/or Python programming.

· Knowledge of the Wayland protocol and overall system design.

· Knowledge of the X protocol.

· Knowledge of OpenGL, EGL and/or Vulkan.

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