This is an exciting opportunity for a software engineer passionate about open source software, Linux system and software architecture. Come build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology at Canonical, a growing international software company.
Ubuntu strives to deliver the latest-best free software components, in an easy to use and highly reliable form. We build on the technical excellence of Debian and bring additional focus and shape to the solutions we offer the industry. Applicants will be passionate about the future of Ubuntu, mindful of the dynamics of the open-source ecosystem, and equally aware of the needs of large but innovative organizations.
Part of the Ubuntu Foundations team, you will work on the architecture, design and development of core components of the Ubuntu Distribution. You will be discussing design with other team members and mentor less senior engineers and participate in code reviews and design reviews. You will also be working with other teams to ensure architecture decisions improve the overall performance and experience of Ubuntu. As a member of the Ubuntu Foundations team, your work will have an impact on every aspect of the Ubuntu ecosystem from Desktop, Server, Ubuntu Core and also cloud images.
What you’ll do
Collaborate proactively with a distributed team
Write high quality code to create new features
Debug issues and produce high quality code to fix them
Review code produced by other engineers
Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions
Work from home with global travel 2 to 4 weeks a year for internal and external events
Who you are
You love technology and working with brilliant people
You are curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable
You have interest and experience with Ubuntu and Debian Linux - kernel or userspace, QEMU/KVM, system architecture and packaging
You have professional C and Python experience
You have a Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
You value soft skills and are passionate, enterprising, thoughtful, and self-motivated
Canonical is proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better platform for our users and customers. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of the world of Ubuntu.