[Balug-announce] current Job openings for Linux enthusiasts

Claudia Lindquist clindquist@penguincomputing.com
Fri Jun 9 14:55:51 PDT 2006

Location: San Francisco, New York, North Central US

Penguin Computing, Inc. is a rapidly growing provider of hardware, 
software and services for high-performance, high-availability and 
enterprise Linux computing. IDC and others project that Linux computing 
will be among the fastest growing segments of the technology industry 
for the foreseeable future. The company is privately held and backed by 
leading venture capitalists. Management includes well-known and highly 
experienced veterans of industry-leading technology companies. We have 
approximately 90 employees. Penguin Computing is a roll-up-your-sleeves 
environment where senior executives are accessible, and decisions can be 
made and implemented quickly. This is an ideal environment for a 

* Support regional sales manager selling Penguin/Scyld products and 
services via outbound field activities with potential and existing 
* Troubleshoot software/hardware/OS/application compatibility and 
configuration issues
* Support territory management including but not limited to identifying 
and closing new accounts, growing existing accounts, customer visits and 
presentations, contributing customer field data to Product Marketing and 
Engineering groups
* Document and translate customer requirements to be integrated into our 
product solutions
* Expect travel as part of the role


* Should have 2-4 years experience with Linux hardware, distributions 
(RedHat, SUSE, Scyld) and operating system internals
* Must have expertise in one or more scripting languages (BASH, Perl, 
Python preferred)
* Should have experience configuring Linux for specific applications 
(Web serving, database, desktop, etc.)
* Minimum 2-3 years Outside sales experience in consultative technical 
sales (systems and solutions sales preferred) to Enterprises.
* Four year college degree in an appropriate technical discipline
* Driven, self starter with excellent verbal and written communication 
* Knowledge of cluster distributions and HPC a plus

This is a full-time position, salary commensurate with experience and 
market knowledge. Penguin Computing offers a competitive benefits 
package including medical, vision, and dental.


Please send your resume with salary history and expectations to 
jobs@penguincomputing.com. Please include your name and desired job 
position in the subject line. No calls please. We regret that we cannot 
offer relocation or H1b visa sponsorship for this position.


Scyld Software, a Penguin Computing Company, is the developer of Scyld 
Beowulf, the leading Linux cluster operating system. Our goal is to 
provide innovative features that deliver customer value in clustered 
Linux environments. Currently focused on the High Performance Computing 
applications, the Scyld Beowulf Cluster Operating System will add 
features that will enable it to become the cluster operating system of 
choice in High Availability and Enterprise applications.

We are looking for a senior Linux developer to work on the Scyld Beowulf 
cluster operating system. This is an opportunity to work with pioneers 
of the Linux movement and the inventors of Beowulf clustering. You will 
join a small team of professionals working on exciting, industry-leading 
operating system products and concepts. You will help us improve and 
evolve our existing product, while researching and implementing new 
concepts to advance Linux single system image clustering to the next level.

Technical Requirements
If you are a strong C software developer with at least 10 years 
experience on cooperative software engineering projects, have a good 
understanding of the software engineering process and best practices, 
and have recent Linux kernel experience, we would like to talk to you. 
In particular we’re looking for experience in any of these areas:

· Experience with POSIX/Unix compatible systems
· Significant knowledge of Linux and how a Linux distribution is put 
· Experience developing kernel modules or device drivers
· Package installation and management software - especially RPM
· Experience leading a team
· Understanding of high performance computing, distributed computing and MPI
· Understanding of shared-nothing clusters
· Networked system administration and monitoring tools

We offer a competitive compensation package, stock options, full 
benefits, and a casual working environment. We are located in San 
Francisco's Financial District, close to BART and convenient transit hubs.

To apply send your resume to jobs.beowulf@scyld.com with your name and 
position title (Sr. Software Developer) in the subject line, or fax to 
415-954-2899. Please include a cover letter describing your relevant 

Equal talent will always receive equal opportunity at Penguin Computing, 


Penguin Computing is the leading innovator of highly scalable Linux 
cluster, server and workstation platforms based on open standards 
hardware and software. Scyld Software, a subsidiary of Penguin 
Computing, provides the industry leading Linux clustering software, 
Scyld Beowulf. The company's extensive customer base includes Fortune 
1000 companies, government agencies and educational institutions. 
Founded in 1998, Penguin Computing is headquartered in San Francisco, 
California. For more information, please visit Penguin Computing at 
http://www.penguincomputing.com and Scyld Software at http://www.scyld.com.


Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer

Scyld Software, a subsidiary of Penguin Computing, develops the Scyld 
Beowulf Linux cluster operating system. We provide innovative features 
for high performance computing applications and highly availability 
enterprise applications. Donald Becker, the inventor of the Beowulf 
cluster, founded Scyld Software in 1998.

We are looking for Software Quality Assurance Test Engineers to work on 
the Scyld Beowulf cluster operating system. This is an opportunity to 
work with pioneers of the Linux operating system and inventors of the 
Beowulf cluster. You will join a small team of professionals working on 
industry-leading concepts and products. You will help us improve and 
evolve our existing product, while researching and implementing new 
concepts to advance Linux single system image clustering to the next level.

*At least two years of recent experience with testing software under 
Linux. You will be expected to complete a Linux proficiency test prior 
to starting our interview process.

*Knowledge of:
· network configuration
· server configuration
· the Bash shell
· hardware device and module management
· the Linux filesystem
· at least one commandline editor such as vim or emacs
· general Linux system administration
· QA methodology, processes, and tools
· formal education in Computer Science
· Self-directed, detail-oriented and patient
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Contact Information: Interested candidates should email a copy of their 
resume to

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