Large scale distributed systems are hard! This is an exciting opportunity for a software engineer passionate about open source software, Linux, Python, and web services at scale. We are building the next generation management solution for Ubuntu in the enterprise - on premise and on the public cloud - to enable large estate observability, telemetry, security, compliance and operations. Build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology at Canonical, a growing international software company.
Landscape is the leading management tool to deploy, monitor and manage fleets of Ubuntu systems, including package and repository management, health and security monitoring, hardware inventory, and automation. As Landscape software engineer you will be responsible for contributing on a distributed development team participating in all facets of the development process.
What you’ll do
Collaborate proactively with a distributed team
Write high-quality code to create new features, fix bugs and modernize the Landscape codebase
Demonstrate your strong commitment to code quality and automated testing
Participate in the engineering process with code and architectural reviews
Take personal ownership of problems and design and deliver solutions
Work remotely with global travel 2 to 4 weeks for internal and external events
Assist with release management during each development cycle
Collaborate with devops for Landscape SAAS, Canonical’s hosted Landscape
Who you are
You love technology and working with brilliant people
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 developing public-facing APIs and web applications, preferably using Python.
Experience with Python and frameworks such as Flask, Twisted, Zope and Django.
Experience with databases, and ORMs (PostgreSQL a plus)
You are comfortable with Ubuntu as a development and deployment platform.
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.