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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Canonical is a unique tech company - global, remote-first, open source, with 700 professionals across 50 countries - we want to be the world's best, not biggest, global software company.
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    Engineering Manager - Platform Services, Launchpad

    • As an engineering manager at Canonical your primary responsibility is to the people you support: ensuring that they are growing as engineers, doing valuable work, and generally having a great time at Canonical. We're looking for technical leadership and a solid background in software development, so that you're able to challenge and grow your team members. You will have the opportunity to influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery, and work with your team on strategy and execution.
    • Build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology at Canonical, a growing international software company.

    What You'll Do

    • Grow and lead a team of engineers in your region
    • Develop talent through coaching, mentoring, feedback, and hands-on career development
    • Apply sound engineering principles and directly contribute toward your team's goals
    • Create and maintain productive relationships with stakeholders
    • Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams, management, and external stakeholders
    • Collaborate proactively with a distributed team and community
    • Lead the ongoing development of Launchpad, the infrastructure on which great software like Ubuntu is built
    • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help develop and evangelise great engineering and organisational practices
    • Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
    • Actively engage with the broader leadership team
    • Work from home with international travel up to 6 weeks per year for internal and external events

    Who You Are

    • You have experience leading a distributed team to deliver features and manage production services at scale
    • You love to mentor, develop, and grow people, and have an outstanding track record of doing so
    • You are knowledgeable and passionate about technology
    • You have experience delivering high quality software
    • You have experience designing and evolving complex distributed systems
    • You have effective written and verbal communication skills
    • You have solid experience working in an agile development environment

    Method of Application

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