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Software Engineering Manager - Container and Virtualisation Infrastructure
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.
The successful candidate will have experience leading successful, collaborative engineering teams, and demonstrate the ability to solve challenging distributed systems problems and deep knowledge of Linux.
What you'll do
Lead a team of remote engineers
Develop talent through coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development
Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams, senior management, and external stakeholders
Advocate and advance modern software development practices
Participate in the engineering process through code and architectural review
Engage with teams at Canonical, the open source community and partners
Work from home with global travel for 4 to 6 weeks per year for internal and external events
Who you are
You understand modern Linux cloud computing technologies, including networking, storage, containers and K8s
You love developing and growing people and have a strong track record of doing it
You are focused on success and the delivery of timely, high quality software
You have a Bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
You have strong written and verbal technical communication skills