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Linux Developer - Outside IR35

Appsbroker Ltd

Posted on Sep 24, 2021 by Appsbroker Ltd

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£600 - £600 Daily


Appsbroker is Google's largest Premier Partner in Europe. Our expertise in Data, Application Development, Infrastructure and Managed Services helps us to solve big hairy problems for some of the world's most exciting brands using Google Cloud Technology.

Engagement Overview

3 month contract, as a Linux Software Engineer you will be responsible for the development and support of NFS caching/proxying software based on open source products for the operation of storage systems over a wide area network, specifically using and improving knfsd, Ganesha, and other related software. You will collaborate both internally, and externally with upstream open source communities.

Developing in storage systems in user space or Kernel space and interacting with the relevant open source communities is a must.

Every new Kernel version and package release needs to be tested and validated and an advisory issued to customers on suitability for production.

Provide enhancements to NFS Proxy/cache to provide insight into how the file system cache is performing through metrics creation.

Develop IaC scripts to accelerate deployments on Google Cloud.

Triage, investigate, and resolve related performance or stability issues.

Build and/or support user space libraries and tools for monitoring of the systems.

Advocate best practices with other engineers when it comes to Kernel usage, deployment, tuning parameters, etc.

And finally, actively contribute to the open source ecosystem with enhancements.

What we need from you

  • Knowledge of Linux Kernel including debugging & profiling

  • Deep understand of distributed storage systems

  • Collaborative and proactive

  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving and critical thinking

  • Articulate, persuasive and commercially aware

Would be great if you had

  • Network attached Parallel file systems, (NetApp, Luster, etc)

  • Platform/Infrastructure and/or DevOps engineering experience for enterprise customers

  • Scripting (Python, Bash, Terraform, Ansible etc.) experience

  • Public Cloud engineering experience: GCP, AWS or Azure

Appsbroker is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

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