Linux WINE Engineer (Contractor or Fulltime)
Agawi - Menlo Park, CA

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Are you a super star (or one in the making)? Want to be at the cutting edge of groundbreaking technology? Agawi is hiring aggressively. So, if you thrive on start up adrenaline, have a nothing-is-impossible attitude and feel you will be able to learn from a team of rock stars as much as you will teach them - come help us save the world by fixing some broken but fundamental laws of technology that have stood the test of time for decades.

Agawi (formerly iSwifter) is the world’s first cloud gaming platform focused on the post-PC era of tablets, mobile devices and connected TVs, using an open cloud architecture. Offering partners the ability to deliver compelling game experiences in any genre, from social to hardcore, to users on any device, including tablets, TVs, smartphones and PCs, Agawi stands for “any game, anywhere, instantly.”

Combining the latest innovations in open cloud architectures, with its own patent pending state-of-the-art interactive streaming technology, Agawi works with leading game publishers, online retailers, OEMs, and network operators to stream console-quality PC, MMO, casual and social games to users instantly.

Based in Menlo Park, California, Agawi was founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and spun out of YouWeb Incubator in 2010.


Agawi is seeking to significantly expand its engineering team. The ideal candidate will develop server side components that will enable us to efficiently run Windows programs using WINE on Linux servers. The candidate will work with Open Source collaborators and Agawi partners to stabilize and enhance WINE, get Windows binaries of interest working under WINE/Linux environments and get these programs to execute in an efficient
manner on WINE cloud platforms. If working on real-world problems, anticipating future customer requirements and delivering them on an aggressive schedule motivates you, then this job is for you.


BS in Computer Science with 2+ years industry experience

Strong experience in C programming and scripting languages, system architecture and algorithms

Strong Linux experience

Ability to work with large pieces of code, analyze performance issues and quickly get to the core issues

Prior experience in delivering enterprise quality products and a passion for writing high-quality and well-architected code

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to work independently in an fast paced unstructured environment

Excellent presentation and communications skills combined with the ability to work in a team environment.

Desirable Requirements

Prior experience with WINE or other open source projects

MS in Computer Science from a top university


Fun, fast paced startup environment

Excellent top notch team with proven track record

Competitive salary/rate and excellent perks