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Senior Engineer (Linux)

Ref: 9220314

  • €65,000 - €100,000
  • 13 Dec 2019
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

Role: Senior Engineer (Linux)

Location: Dublin

Summary: Our client is a rapidly growing Technology company, providing industry-leading, cloud web and mobile testing platform that enables developers to test their websites and apps on different operating systems and mobile devices. The role: In this technically challenging role, you will get the opportunity to work on a wide range of languages and platforms, including Ruby and RoR/Sinatra, Node.js, C/C++, Java, public cloud platforms such as AWS as well as private clouds, as well as mobile iOS and Android development. Providing developers with great user experience is pivotal to us and we work on creating streamlined and integrated products that span Linux and MacOS/BSD, Android and iOS In this role you will: : • Works on our cloud of devices, device hosts and service layers to deliver rich test automation, streaming, monitoring and security capabilities, on bare metal and on clouds, at scale • Find solutions and solve issues around a variety of operating systems or programming languages • Researching new technologies and adapt them to BrowserStack requirements • Own and commit to all your work, and be accountable for your results • Using and understanding code from Open Source • Learning and coaching others in a variety of advanced skills across a range of programming languages, platforms, databases and frameworks • Participate in a culture of quality, collaboration, and continuous innovation, by engaging in code reviews, writing tech specs and automated tests, and engaging in regular tech talks and discussions • Develop multi-¬tier scalable, high¬ volume performing, and reliable user¬-centric applications that operate 24×7 • Scale distributed applications, make architectural trade-offs applying synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, write code, and deliver with alacrity and quality The ideal person will have: • 2+ years of relevant experience (we have roles across a range of experience levels) • Strong knowledge of Linux and/or MacOS BSD operating system • Ability to use operating system internals to debug and come up with new solutions for unique problems, including knowing your way around drivers, file system, swap, registries, kernel, custom installation, automation, internal APIs, etc. • Good experience in at least one system scripting language like Ruby, Bash/Unix shell, PowerShell, Python, Perl, Groovy or similar. • Also knows at least one compiled language well: C, Java or similar • Comfort with and appreciation for Agile development and open source • Start-up mentality, high willingness to learn and hardworking • Interested in start-up and the latest web technologies • Experience of developing native apps and services on a mobile platform is a bonus Benefits: • Competitive salary • Discounted Stock Options • MacBook Pro • Free lunch • 25 days paid vacation per year • Medical and Dental insurance • A cozy office set-up with a friendly and fun-loving environment • Team outings This is an excellent opportunity to work with an innovative and rapidly growing Technology company with great company culture and genuine career opportunities. If you’re interested in this or other IT jobs, please contact John Horrigan on 01 662 1000 or email