What is Canonical?
Ubuntu is the fastest growing Linux distribution, with over 20 million users in just a few years. The project is aimed at reducing barriers to innovation globally by providing free access to an open technology platform. Canonical delivers products built on the Ubuntu platform to customers around the globe.
Job Summary:
The BootStack team designs, builds, and operates modern distributed systems on private infrastructure for customers. From Kubernetes to OpenStack and everything in-between, you’ll be working with the latest technology in a fast-paced engineering environment. As an BootStack Engineering Manager for the BootStack team, you will be responsible for managing the engineers that oversee day-to-day Managed Service of customer environments, including customer service management, managed services operations and consistent product improvement engineering. Collaboration with customers, product engineering, and operations is critical to success.
As an Engineering Manager your will:
  • Manage a growing engineering team to optimise the quality and velocity of both development and operations
  • Identify and measure team health indicators
  • Implement disciplined engineering and operations processes
  • Represent the BootStack team with respect to stakeholders, customers, and external teams
  • Ensure proper team focus on priorities, milestones, and deliverables
  • Work to meet service level agreements with customer deployments around the globe
  • Deliver quality managed services in a consistent, timely manner
The successful Engineering Manager candidate will have:
  • Bachelors (or equivalent Degree level education in a technology field
  • Proven track record of at least 5 years professional experience of either, software delivery using Python, Go, C, C++, Java, or similar and/or managing operations teams
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to testing methodologies and maintainable code quality
  • Experience with Linux system administration, Ubuntu/Debian a plus
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies
  • Experience working in and managing distributed teams
  • Technical aptitude for understanding complex distributed systems
  • Knowledge about common design patterns (interfaces, ...)
  • Experience with cloud topologies and technologies
  • Travel to team & company events and customer meetings, roughly 20% or less
What Canonical Offers:
  • Learning and Development
  • Annual Compensation Review
  • Recognition Rewards
  • Annual Leave
  • Priority Pass for travel
  • Flexible working option

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