Ubuntu is the world's favourite Linux. As the world is moving to software-defined IoT, Linux has emerged as the platform of choice across a wide range of applications. Ubuntu has created a line of products & services that address primary challenges such as security and management for an era of autonomous, smart, connected devices. Ubuntu Core is a secure, application-centric IoT OS for embedded devices.
This role is about:
leading Ubuntu Core through its complete lifecycle
shaping the development roadmap for the IoT stack
engaging with IoT ecosystem and leading customers
enabling commercial success and leading product direction
driving go-to-market strategy and execution
This role encompasses leadership of the product and go-to-market in the embedded sector. It requires an analytical storyteller with a strong sense of message, and understanding of the challenges of developing and deploying embedded Linux devices. We prefer experienced professionals with software engineering management experience who want to become business executives and entrepreneurs to define product strategy and drive engagement.
The successful Product Manager will have:
Product management experience in embedded Linux through its complete life-cycle, ideally with IoT connected devices, including yocto
Good knowledge of Linux and the wider Open Source Software community and understanding of computer architecture
Understanding of packaging technologies such as Docker containers & Snaps
Familiarity with relevant embedded software, standards and the market, including trends, ODMs, silicons, cloud service providers and other key players
Awareness of Ubuntu, our IoT offering and Canonical’s competition and tactical opportunities
Proven ability and passion to write about technology and the tech landscape
Track record of data-driven decision-making
A strong work ethic, and personal interests aligned with the field
Excellent communications skills in English, both verbal and written
We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and background create a better work environment and better products. Whatever your identity we will give your application fair consideration.