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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Golang System Software Engineer - Containers / Virtualisation

    About The Job

    • We are hiring a Golang software engineer to work on the low level Go codebase sitting between our REST API and the low level C libraries used to manage containers and virtual machines. We are looking for system-level developers with experience in design and data management/modeling.
    • The LXD team is responsible for the design, development and evolution of LXD, a modern system container and virtual machine manager that is widely used on Ubuntu, ChromeOS and other Linux platforms. LXD components span the entire software stack from low-level kernel features to the upper level management REST API and CLI.
    • This is an opportunity for someone who wants to have a meaningful impact on modern cloud computing technologies. Canonical offers a fun, fast-paced team environment and a career full of learning and development.

    What you will do

    • Design, implement and document system level Go code
    • Model data, design database schemas and implement data storage in a dqlite (SQL) database
    • Maintain code quality through static analysis, unit and system tests
    • Collaborate proactively with a distributed team
    • Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions
    • Work from home with global travel 2 to 4 weeks/year for internal and external events

    Who you are

    • You have experience programming in Go and C
    • You are knowledgeable in networking and storage technologies
    • You have experience with two or more of: cloud computing, virtualisation, containers, distributed systems, open source community
    • You are curious, flexible, articulate and accountable
    • You value soft skills and are enterprising, thoughtful and self-motivated
    • You have a bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree

    Method of Application

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