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  • Posted: May 28, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    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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    Senior Design Manager (Infrastructure)

    • You will play a key role making open source software available to the world. Our Design function ensures the experience of the software and infrastructure we build is true to our intentions, and delivers the tools our community and customers need. The Design Manager makes this possible through leadership within, and beyond, our teams.
    • As a Senior Design Manager, you bring both experience managing design teams and have expertise in a deeply technical domain. This enables you to coach designers in creating tools for developers and cloud engineers, and cross-context to move towards tangible outcomes and lift the quality of their work. You will manage expectations and ensure deadlines are met in a timely manner against your roadmap. You will be able to communicate clearly and actively listen to product and engineering stakeholders, and your team, to drive sustainable quality improvements and guide individuals towards meaningful growth.
    • Leading the Infrastructure Design team, you will take responsibility for the products that help to build cloud experiences and software distribution mechanisms, and you will help to evolve the security of how software is packaged and delivered.

    Location: This role will be based remotely in the EMEA region
    What your day will look like

    • Reviewing the work of your design team for quality
    • Working with individual designers to support their professional growth
    • Continuously improving operational workflows, including production outsourcing and collaboration with Web Engineering
    • Working with stakeholders, especially the Engineering organization, to clearly define and validate outcomes
    • Evolving design systems and guidelines to drive consistent quality and improve efficiency
    • Coordinating with the rest of design leadership to mature our collective practice
    • Bringing your team and others together to share their work and strengthen culture
    • Engaging the open source community to learn and make the value of our work legible

    What we are looking for in you

    • A portfolio demonstrating outstanding quality in UX design and savviness in technology
    • Exceptional educational achievements in design or related behavioral science discipline
    • Full lifecycle experience from user needs discovery through validation and implementation guidance
    • Commitment to transparent project delivery and owning team deadlines
    • Experience of managing a team that interacts with technical stakeholders
    • Familiarity with quantitative optimisation approaches
    • A passion for balancing consistency and innovation
    • Willingness to travel up to 4 times a year for internal events

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    Engineering Manager - Python and K8s

    • As an engineering manager you'll lead a team in your local time zone, focused on the business workloads that make Ubuntu, Canonical, and our various services highly available around the planet.You will be responsible for sound software architecture and best practices in software quality, testing and documentation.Technical leadership experience and a background in software engineering are prerequisites for this role. You will be expected to lead, challenge, and develop strong engineers, positively influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery, and work with your team on strategy and execution.

    What you'll do

    • You'll lead a team focused on productising business workloads
    • You will build and manage a regional team of engineers
    • You'll develop your team through coaching, mentoring, and feedback
    • You will demonstrate sound engineering by directly contributing toward your team's goals
    • Set reasonable schedules based on considered estimates, with feedback loops for improvement
    • Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams and external stakeholders
    • Advance modern, agile software development practices
    • Maintain a culture of quality and engineering excellence
    • Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
    • Be an active part of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organisation
    • Work from home with global travel up to 20% for internal and external events

    Who you are

    • You have experience in Docker and Kubernetes operations
    • You have a software engineering background, with proven Python experience
    • You have experience developing Python frameworks, and understand the importance of stable consumable APIs
    • You love embracing new technologies and pushing the boundaries of what is possible
    • You have an interest in building products that improve how people operate software and infrastructure everywhere
    • You love developing and growing people and have a track record of doing it
    • You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development
    • You have experience working in an agile development environment

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