Software Engineer (Linux Kernel Developer)

Seoul (Hybrid) • Full time


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Job Description

The Boeing Korea Engineering and Technology Center (BKETC) is seeking a high potential Linux Kernel Developer working as Mid-level Software Engineer in Software Engineering team at Seoul, Korea.

Work Information:

  • Work Location : Asem Tower (Samsung-dong)
  • Work Type : Hybrid (Work from home & office)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop kernel modifications, kernel modules and hypervisor implementation.
  • All software engineering lifecycle activities applied to FAA certifiable Linux OS to include: high and low level software requirements development, software architecture, software design, software development, and requirements based testing / verification for Boeing programs.
  • Works with enterprise and International R&D centers in United States and other countries.
  • Utilizes modern computer programming techniques and agile programming methodologies to develop software in delivered Boeing systems

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience with the software development lifecycle (requirements analysis, design, code, integration & test)
  • Applicants must have demonstrated technical leadership of or within software development teams solving challenging problems.
  • Expertise in Linux Kernel internals and implementation principles.
  • Proper English communication skill in verbal and written

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have 1+ items of below):

  • Experience with embedded real-time operating system such as Wind River VxWorks, Green Hills Integrity or others.
  • Understanding and experience with the Linux KVM or XEN Hypervisor and related upstream development workflow.
  • Experience with open source software development, Development and submission of patches.
  • Experience running, analyzing, and tuning Linux system performance.
  • Hands-on experience in Linux BSP porting and device driver internals.
  • Understanding of ARM AArch64 architecture and virtualization.
  • Knowledge of Partitioning Architectures and ARINC653 Standard.
  • Application of modern development tools
  • C, C++ programming languages
  • Knowledge of time and space partitioning architecture using ARINC 653 APEX

Typical Education & Experience:

  • Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience)


  • Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
  • This requisition is for an international, locally hired position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located.

This is for an international, locally hired position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not on Boeing US-based payroll.

Boeing gives additional scores to eligible candidates for job positions who are classified as veterans or persons of disability according to applicable laws.

Boeing Korea has officially been certified as a “Best Family Friendly Management” company by the Republic of Korea Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500 and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.