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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2024
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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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    Linux Software Engineering Manager - Ubuntu

    • As an Engineering Manager on the Foundations team, you must be passionate about the future of Ubuntu, mindful of the dynamics of the open source ecosystem, and equally aware of the needs of enterprise technologists. You will work closely with product managers to define and deliver the Ubuntu roadmap.
    • Your primary responsibility is to your team: helping them grow as engineers, do important and satisfying work, and have a great time while doing it. Technical leadership experience and a background in software engineering are necessary 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.
    • This Engineering Management role is an opportunity for a technologist with a passion for Linux and Ubuntu to build a career with Canonical and drive the success of the business. If you have an affinity for open source development, then you will enjoy working with some of the best people in the industry at Canonical.

    What you'll do

    • Demonstrate sound engineering principles through architecture, development and code reviews
    • Be responsible for planning, estimation and execution
    • Work with product management to define the vision and strategy for Ubuntu
    • Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams, senior management, and external stakeholders
    • Build and lead a distributed regional team of engineers
    • Offer coaching, mentoring, technical feedback and hands-on career development
    • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices
    • Design, embrace and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices
    • Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with company values
    • Be an active part of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organization
    • Work from home with international travel up to 6 weeks per year for internal and external events

    Valued skills and experience

    • Deep knowledge of Debian/Ubuntu architecture
    • Good understanding of Debian packaging policy, tools and techniques
    • High quality software engineering with in-depth knowledge of C/C++ and Python
    • Engagement with open source communities and processes
    • Experience in one or more of: Linux system architecture, boot process, Java/GCC/Python/Rust/Go toolchains, ARM and/or RISC-V
    • Experience managing software developers with a track record of planning, delivery and quality
    • A love of developing and growing people and a track record of doing it
    • Experience working in an agile development environment

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    (Senior) Staff Engineer - SaaS

    What you'll do

    • Proactively collaborate within and contribute to design, architecture, and feature-selection for solutions across distributed teams
    • Write high-quality, API-first Python code with unit tests
    • Debug issues and produce high-quality fixes
    • Review code produced by other engineers
    • Work from home with global travel 2 to 4 times a year for internal and external events

    Who you are

    • You love technology, working with brilliant people, and solving interesting problems
    • You are a strategic thinker
    • You are curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable
    • You value soft skills and are passionate, enterprising, thoughtful, and self-motivated
    • You have a Bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
    • You have proficiency delivering robust code to production, preferably written in Python.
    • You have experience and enjoy maintaining and improving large and mature web applications.
    • You have experience with databases, ORMs (PostgreSQL a plus), data management, and data modelling.
    • You have an interest in, or experience with, integration, infrastructure and operations.
    • You believe that robust security requires conscious efforts at every stage of delivery.
    • You have familiarity with Ubuntu as a development and deployment platform.
    • You have a solid understanding of the structure of various software packaging systems, including Debian/Ubuntu packages

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