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  • Posted: Jan 24, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. If you're interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.
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    Linux Server Software Engineering Manager

    As a lead for strong engineers, technical leadership and a solid background in software engineering is a must, so that you're able to challenge and grow your team members. Code reviews and architectural leadership are part of the job. As manager, the commitment to healthy engineering practices, documentation, quality and performance optimisation are equally important technical responsibilities, as is the requirement for fair and clear management, and the obligation to ensure a high performing team. You will have the opportunity to influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery, and work with your team on strategy and execution.

    What you'll do

    • Lead a team of distributed engineers to design and implement the best Ubuntu integration for the latest server-class hardware platforms and software stacks
    • Engage with commercial partners to deliver a delightful, optimised, first class Ubuntu experience on their platforms
    • Develop your team through coaching, mentoring, leading by example, and feedback
    • Oversee commercial engagements and support timely delivery on agreed project milestones
    • Ensure an ongoing commitment to strict quality and reliability standards
    • Engage with other teams at Canonical to ensure alignment on product architecture and roadmaps
    • Work from home with global travel up to twice a year for up to two weeks

    Valued Skills And Experience

    • Proven track record in technical roles with Linux, preferably Ubuntu or Debian
    • High quality software engineering with in-depth knowledge of C/C++ and Python
    • Experience with one or more of: Ubuntu - kernel and userspace, deb/snap packaging, embedded linux, QEMU/KVM and/or OVS/OVN
    • Experience working directly with customers, going beyond resolving their technical issues, to interpreting their business challenges and effectively communicating how your solution will meet their needs
    • Experience managing software engineers with a track record of planning, delivery and quality
    • Effective collaboration across multiple internal teams, building trust and delivering results

    Method of Application

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