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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2022
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    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 - Ubuntu Systems Management

    As an engineering manager at Canonical you must be technically strong, but your responsibility is to run an effective team and develop the colleagues you manage. You are expected to help them grow as engineers, do important work, do it outstandingly well, find professional and personal satisfaction, and work well with colleagues and community. Technical leadership experience and a background in software engineering are necessary prerequisites for this role. You will be expected to lead, challenge, and develop strong engineers, positively influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery, and work with your team on strategy and execution.

    Key responsibilities

    • Build and lead a team of engineers in your region
    • Develop talent through coaching, mentoring, feedback, and hands-on career development
    • Demonstrate sound engineering principles and directly contribute toward your team's goals
    • Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams, management, and external stakeholders
    • Lead modern, agile software development practices
    • Ensure 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
    • Build automated, highly reliable image delivery, testing and publication pipelines
    • Engage with many other teams at Canonical, as well as the open source community and commercial partners
    • Work from home with global travel 4-6 weeks per year for internal and external events

    Valued Skills And Experience

    • You love to mentor, develop and grow people, and have a track record of doing it
    • You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development
    • You are focused on success and the delivery of timely, high quality software
    • You have experience and commitment to agile development methodologies
    • You have a Bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
    • Software development experience in Python or Golang
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Practical experience with Linux system administration

    What Canonical offers:

    • Personal learning and development budget
    • Annual compensation review
    • Recognition rewards
    • Annual leave
    • Priority Pass for travel

    Method of Application

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