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Windows Subsystem For Linux Developer (Worldwide)

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Suse Linux Nuremberg

Posted 4 months ago

Windows Subsystem for Linux Developer (worldwide)

Location: The position is open at any SUSE office worldwide or work from home.

At SUSE, we are passionate about Open Source and we are major contributors to many upstream projects. We are looking for a software developer who shares this passion to join our global engineering team and development effort in the Enterprise Linux arena.

As a member of the applications team you will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the software development process on the Linux desktop and supporting stack. As a unique sub aspect of this position we are looking for a developer to enhance our Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) offering on both the Linux and Windows sides.

The Windows Subsystem for Linux is a new offering from Microsoft in collaboration with leading Linux distributors. Main purpose is to run Linux applications natively on a Windows system. You will have the opportunity to get familiar with this new technology and learn WSL how it works and implement improvements and new functionality. You can get more information on this following this link:

While this will keep you busy you will also have the opportunity to work on concurrent Linux Desktop technologies to broaden your expertise in Linux application development. If you are ready to not accept a "won't work" as a fact and you are ready to enter new land we look very much forward to hear from you.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in CS/EE or equivalent.

  • Experience developing on Linux or Windows

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team

Preferred Skills:
Any of the following

  • Familiarity with Windows Subsystem for Linux

  • Experience with OpenSUSE Build Service

  • Experience packaging in RPM format

  • Experience across the breadth of the SLED GNOME desktop

  • Experience with GTK+, clutter, and other Linux related toolkits

  • Windows development experience in areas interacting with WSL such as

  • packaging apps in the Windows store, Pico processes, implementing system

  • calls, LXSS manager service, ...

  • Experience working with open source software and communities

About SUSE

SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, software-defined infrastructure and application delivery solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 25 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build allow us to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeedtoday and tomorrow.

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Windows Subsystem For Linux Developer (Worldwide)

Expired Job

Suse Linux