Linux Kernel Specialist 

eSpark Consulting Group invites applications for a role that combines the expertise of a Linux Systems and Kernel Specialist with proficient C++ skills within our Linux Firmware Team. We are pursuing a professional who exhibits an exceptional understanding of Linux systems, emphasizing Linux kernel’s memory management and networking. This insight is prioritized above C++ coding ability; however, candidates must also possess high proficiency in C++ for development work. 


  • Leverage an intricate knowledge of the Linux kernel to underpin the reliability and stability of our embedded systems. 
  • Implement and oversee Linux kernel modules, ensuring system dependability and troubleshooting kernel-level complexities. 
  • Develop robust and reliable C++ code for our embedded systems, where a comprehensive grasp of the Linux platform is instrumental. 
  • Preserve stringent standards of code and system quality, with a dedication to automated processes for system integrity. 
  • Engage collaboratively in innovative kernel-level problem-solving and enhancement, maintaining our systems’ endurance and dependability. 

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency in C++ development, with the ability to write clean, efficient code for embedded systems. 
  • Acquaintance with containerization and isolation technologies, particularly within embedded environments, will be considered an asset, adding value to our system security and compartmentalization efforts 


  • Advanced knowledge of Linux systems, with particular expertise in kernel memory management, networking, and embedded system architecture. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in C++ with practical experience in cross-platform environments, adept in utilizing C++11 features, STL containers, algorithms, and in-depth understanding of memory and process management. 
  • A high level of English proficiency is required for effective collaboration and communication within our international team. 
  • Strong background in embedded systems development with specific knowledge of platforms such as OpenWrt and Ubuntu Core, as well as proficiency in using CMake for build configuration. 
  • Good understanding of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) methodologies, with hands-on experience in tools like Jenkins or GitLab CI. 
  • Proficient in various bus communication protocols with emphasis on Ubus and Spread Bus, along with experience in serial port communications. 
  • Competence in utilizing Docker for creating isolated environments, especially in the context of embedded systems. 
  • Familiarity with the use of JTAG interfaces for in-depth debugging and troubleshooting of embedded hardware. 
  • Experience in embedded software development and debugging will be highly regarded. 
  • Analytical and algorithmic problem-solving skills, with a focus on system stability and reliability. 
  • Skilled in low-level concurrency and adeptness in real-time systems environment. 
  • Knowledgeable about system call wrapper library functions, contributing to system stability and reliability. 
  • A strong passion for programming, with a commitment to continuous learning and adaptability to new technological and business challenges 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field. 

Experience: 2+ years of experience as a Linux Developer or a similar role. 

Job Type: Full time | On-site I Karachi 

Job Location: Gulistan-e-Johar, Block 1 

eSpark Consulting Group provides the following benefits: 

  • Annual Increments 
  • Paid Time off 
  • Flexible Working Hours 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Medical Coverage 
  • Fuel Allowance 
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Karachi

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