Linux Systems Kernal Internals Developer

AppGuard, LLC. - Chantilly, VA (30+ days ago)

Position Profile

As a Linux Systems Kernel Internal Developer at AppGuard LLC, you will architect and build the core technology which powers AppGuard security products. Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain advanced Linux kernel modules and drivers.
  • Analyze and tune performance of custom software.
  • Manage open source packages and patches for Linux kernel.
  • Work collaboratively with Linux user mode developers.
  • If necessary, develop user mode daemons and services.

Required Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge and experience in designing and implementing kernel drivers, OS internals and kernel configuration. Documented contributions to Linux kernel preferred.
  • Advanced understanding of filesystems, networking (sockets/TCP/IP/SSL/SSH) and storage stack.
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience developing system software in C and C++.
  • Familiarity with Linux security best practices.
  • Experience with low level debugging tools.

Note: All offers of employment and contract positions at AppGuard LLC are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Job Type: Full-time


  • C++: 10 years (Required)
  • C: 10 years (Required)


  • Master's (Required)


  • Chantilly, VA (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)