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Linux Performance Engineer

Vernon Hills Contractor
$70.00 - $125.00 / hour
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Linux Performance Engineer

(3-4m. contract)

Vernon Hills, IL.



• Identify the best tools and procedures to measure the performance of our system

• Measure task scheduling latencies

• Investigate Linux kernel performance in our system

• Identify the cause(s)s for failing high-speed test sequences

• Analyze our system performance and identify areas for improvement

o Critical SW processing

o User-protocol message processing

o Task priorities/affinity

o Assist in discussing/evaluating possible changes

o Assist in evaluating efficacy of changes


Primary target:

• Xeon server running Wind River Linux 9 (custom platform)



Required skills:

• Linux monitoring/profiling tools for performance analysis

• Linux 4.x

• Experience profiling performance of Linux user-space applications

• Experience profiling performance of Linux kernel modules

• Writing software documentation

• Making presentations of/communicating investigative findings


Preferred skills:

• Familiarity with Linux kernel performance tuning

• Familiarity with Preempt-RT patch and the performance implications



Recommended skills

Protocol (Science)
Speed Test
Performance Tuning
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