Bring your Python and Golang skills to bear on identity, authorization and access management across Canonical's suite of enterprise products and web services.
As a software engineer for Identity Management products of Canonical, you will modernize and expand the capabilities of the identity management solutions we use for authentication and authorization in our products, as well as our canonical.com and ubuntu.com websites. Your work on Identity Management will directly impact the users of all Canonical products.
Technical excellence and a background in software engineering are necessary prerequisites for this role. You will be expected to own the design and delivery of the system, facilitate integrations and work with your team on strategy and execution.
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
Create and enhance management, authentication and authorization API endpoints
Craft end-user authentication flows from design to implementation
Modernize the identity stack of our websites and products by driving adoption of best-of-breed IAM technologies
Deliver great products that users love by maintaining a culture of quality and engineering excellence
Work from home with global travel 2 to 4 weeks per year for internal and external events
Who you are
You have a Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
You are a software engineer, with specific experience building identity and access management products
You know the open source software, standards, protocols and concepts in the identity space (e.g. OpenID, OAuth, LDAP)
You have experience implementing authorization frameworks in distributed systems
You value secure coding and standards, and enjoy working on teams that do the same
You have solid experience working in an agile development environment
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 love embracing new technologies and pushing the boundaries of what is possible, with a view to building products that improve how people operate software and infrastructure everywhere