Home based - Americas, EMEAHome based - Americas, Boston
This is an exciting opportunity for a leader passionate about Ubuntu Desktop, growing strong teams, and open source software. Come build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology at Canonical, a growing international software company.
Ubuntu Desktop is used by millions of people all over the world every day. From home users to developers, we’re excited to put the best of open source technology into the hands of everyone. We’re passionate about the future of the Linux desktop and we’re looking for the right person to help define the future of the Ubuntu Desktop.
What you’ll do
Build and lead a globally distributed team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development
Support timely delivery of technical solutions to address business needs
Effectively set and manage expectations with other engineering teams, senior management, and external stakeholders
Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices
Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
Be an active part of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organisation
Participate in strong engineering process through code and architectural review
Engage with many other teams at Canonical, as well as the open source community and commercial partners
Help define the future of the Ubuntu Desktop
Work from home with global travel for 2 to 6 weeks per year for internal and external events
Who you are
You are passionate about Ubuntu Desktop
You have a history of open source software and community experience
You love developing and growing people and have a strong track record of doing it
You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development
You have some experience in leading, managing, coaching and mentoring software developers towards delivering timely, high quality software
You have solid experience working in an agile development environment
You have a Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
Strong written and verbal communication skills - ability to convey technical concepts to technical and non-technical people, and actively engage in technical discussions
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.