Canonical is building a comprehensive multi-cloud and on-premise data solution for the enterprise, which spans the full range of data stores and data technologies from big data, with Hadoop and Spark, through NoSQL and cache-layer capabilities like Redis and Mongo and Scylla, all the way to structured SQL engines.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a software engineer passionate about high quality and high reliability open source software running on Kubernetes. We are facing the challenge of fault-tolerant mission critical distributed systems and intend to deliver the world's best solution. Build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology at Canonical, the growing international software company behind Ubuntu.
Applicants should be passionate about the future of the software defined datacenter, distributed systems, and open source. Canonical is a globally distributed team of engineers who share that passion. Engineers who thrive at Canonical are mindful of open source community dynamics, and equally aware of the needs of large, innovative organizations.
What you’ll do
Collaborate proactively with a distributed team
Write high quality code to create new features
Debug issues and interact with upstream communities, in the open
Work with helpful and talented engineers including experts in many fields
Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions
Work from home with global travel 2 to 4 weeks for internal and external events
Who you are
You love technology and working with brilliant people
You have a Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
You are familiar with Kubernetes and believe it can be used for serious persistent data services
You are a Python programmer that enjoys challenging projects in mission-critical environments
You have an interest in open source database technologies like Postgres, Cassandra, InfluxDB, SQLite, Spark
You are familiar with DevOps concepts and technologies
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.