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  • Posted: Jul 5, 2022
    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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    Software Engineer - Docker Images & Community

    As an engineering manager at Canonical your primary responsibility is to your team: ensuring that they grow as engineers, do valuable work, and find satisfaction in their career at Canonical. We expect managers to demonstrate technical leadership so a solid background in software development is required, to challenge and grow your team members.

    What you'll do

    • Build and lead a distributed team of engineers in your time zone
    • Hire, coach, mentor, provide feedback and hands-on career development
    • Demonstrate sound engineering principles by contributing directly to your team's goals
    • Participate in strong engineering process through code and architectural review
    • Estimate the engineering effort for roadmap goals and customer projects
    • Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams, company management, and external stakeholders
    • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices
    • Develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices
    • Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
    • Play an active part in the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organisation
    • Build robust, scalable, leading-edge container images
    • Build automated, reliable container delivery, testing and publication pipelines
    • Engage with the open source community on a daily basis, including them deeply in our processes
    • Engage professionally with customers and commercial partners to tell the story of this work
    • Work from home with global travel up to 15% for internal and external events

    Who you are

    • You love developing and growing people and have a track record of doing it well
    • You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development
    • You have some experience in leading, managing, coaching and mentoring software developers
    • You have a track record of delivering timely, high quality software
    • You have experience with Docker images and containerised operations
    • You have experience with Python
    • You have strong written and verbal communication skills to convey technical concepts
    • You bring clarity to technical and engineering discussions
    • You have practical experience with Kubernetes
    • You are familiar with Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, or Amazon Web Services
    • You understand the current state of the art in OCI image building
    • You have experience working in an agile development environment
    • You have a Bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree

    Method of Application

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