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Remember, please contact Sarah, not me! ;)

----- Forwarded message from sarah -----

Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 16:57:33 -0600
From: sarah
Subject: Linux Kernel Experts

My name is Sarah Ferguson with Riccione Resources, Inc. a technical 
search firm with over 20 years experience in high-tech recruiting.  I 
am contacting you in an effort to network with Linux users to find 
the best Linux Kernel expert for an opportunity in the Dallas, TX 
area.  I have included the job specs below.  In advance, I appreciate 
any assistance that you can provide to me in my effort to network 
with others.

Thank you,
Sarah Ferguson
Riccione Resources, Inc.
972-407-1900 x29
866-794-0287 x29
www.riccione.com
__

Linux Kernel Guru
Location:  Dallas, TX area

Company
o	Top executive management with startup success
o	Top level Venture Capital firm backing, Series A funding
o	One deployment in place, paying customer.
o	Through past success have strong contacts with service provider firms
o	Defining a new technology with strong market potential, 
pushing the envelope
o	Excellent technical team

Position
Work with a team of engineers to modify and enhance the Linux kernel 
for an embedded Linux appliance.  For example: 
o	Write, debug, and test device drivers (network, SATA, RTC, 
encryption, TCP offload etc.) 
o	Performance measurement, optimization, enhancement of key 
components in the data plane. 
o	Work with team in designing wire-speed, deep-packet 
inspection software modules.

Qualifications 
o	Requires exceptional C programming abilities.
o	Must be able to write, modify, port device drivers (RTC, 
Network, SATA, etc.)
o	Knowledge of Linux kernel bootstrap for embedded systems - 
especially MIPS CPU. 
o	Experience in security technologies (PKI, SSL, etc.) and 
vulnerabilities.
o	Expert knowledge of network layer and networking APIs (kernel mode).
o	Possess expertise with TCP/IP at the protocol level as well 
as its usage ("Socket API"). 
o	Strong background with IPSec, IPv6, Ethernet, technologies 
(implementation, enhancement, debugging etc.)
o	Ability to design and implement new APIs for communication 
with user space applications.
o	Good working knowledge of Debian Linux.
o	Proven problem solving ability.
o	Need an independent worker (self-motivated & self-learner) 
able to function when requirements are poorly defined, changing 
frequently or absent.  If requirements ill defined, must possess 
ability to document requirements concisely.
o	Requires ability to communicate technical ideas in a clear 
and unambiguous manner to other technical (and possibly 
non-technical) personnel.

Plusses:
MIPS assembly language knowledge.

Salary:   75K - 100K+ . . . Also, Stock Options.

Relocation:  Willing to relocate.
-- 
Sarah Ferguson
Riccione Resources, Inc.
972-407-1900 ext. 29
www.riccione.com

----- End forwarded message -----

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