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  • Posted: May 26, 2023
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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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    System Software Engineer - Golang compiler, tooling, and ecosystem

    About The Job

    • This is an exciting opportunity for a software engineer passionate about open source software, Linux systems, software architectures and Go programming language.
    • You will leverage your experience and passion in Go to make Ubuntu the best platform to develop, distribute and consume software built with Go.
    • Applicants will be passionate about the future of Go, of Ubuntu, mindful of the dynamics of the open-source ecosystem, and equally aware of the needs of large but innovative organizations.
    • Applicants will drive best in class integration in Ubuntu from desktop to cloud in a secure, reliable, performing, efficient and future-proof fashion.
    • You will be discussing design with other team members and mentor less senior engineers and participate in code reviews and design reviews.
    • You will also be working with other teams to ensure architecture decisions improve the overall performance and experience of Ubuntu.
    • Your role as part of the Ubuntu Foundations team will have an impact on every aspect of Ubuntu from Desktop, Server, Ubuntu Core and also cloud images.

    What you will do

    • Collaborate proactively with a distributed team
    • Select, integrate and package best-of-breed tooling with Ubuntu to improve developer and operator experience with Go
    • Write high-quality code to create new features
    • Debug issues and produce high-quality code to fix them
    • Review code produced by other engineers
    • Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions
    • Work from home with global travel 2 to 4 weeks a year for internal and external events

    Who you are

    • You love technology and working with brilliant people
    • You are passionate, curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable
    • You are a long-time Linux user
    • You have experience or are interested in learning how to package software for Debian and Ubuntu
    • You have relevant Go experience, ideally in the world of cloud-native software and Linux
    • You have a Bachelors or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
    • You value soft skills and are passionate, enterprising, thoughtful, and self-motivated

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Canonical Ghana on to apply

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