JOB: Linux packaging expert at Fusion-io

Gary Ekker GEkker at
Mon Oct 18 14:26:56 MDT 2010

Fusion-io is seeking to add engineering talent to our Build Development team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an exciting, high-growth company. This team is responsible for building, packaging, and releasing software. In addition, this team develops and maintains internal tools for our engineering groups.

This position requires an experienced software engineer with strong Linux/UNIX skills. Candidates should possess excellent troubleshooting skills, attention to detail, and the ability to balance multiple high priority issues. The ability to adjust to shifting priorities and to successfully work on a variety of projects is essential.

- Packaging and building drivers and other software on Linux, UNIX, Solaris, FreeBSD, etc.
- Maintaining build systems, both software and hardware
- Good communication with users and colleagues, including the ability to efficiently and constructively resolve conflicts

Required skills and experience
- Customer-focused
- Dedication to software quality, user experience, and team culture
- Linux kernel and drivers
- Proficient in various programming and scripting languages, Python, C, and shell scripting
- Network booting
- Build tools: SCons, autotools, make
- Sound knowledge of RPM and Debian packaging
- Mercurial, Subversion, or other version control systems
- Knowledge of version control, build, packaging, and release workflows

Preferred skills
- Perl
- Windows, Solaris, and Mac OSX
- Experience working with open source software and communities

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