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  • Posted: Nov 25, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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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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    Senior Software Engineer - Cross-platform C++ - Multipass

    As a Senior Software Engineer you are expected to play a leadership role designing, mentoring, reviewing and of course coding.

    What you will do

    • Ensure Multipass is easy and intuitive to use
    • Architect new features and design the user experience
    • Write high-quality code to create new features and fix bugs
    • Review code and architecture as part of Canonical's engineering process
    • Collaborate proactively with a distributed team
    • Debug, track down and fix issues encountered by our users
    • Foster the open source community and support customers when needed
    • Travel internationally for up to two weeks, twice a year, for company events

    A successful candidate will have

    • Cross-platform development experience on macOS and/or Windows
    • Expertise in modern C++ development
    • Experience with software testing and test-driven development
    • Extremely high personal standards for code quality, testing and design
    • Knowledge of hypervisor technologies such as Hyper-V, VirtualBox, KVM, and QEMU
    • Open source experience and involvement
    • Knowledge of CI systems a plus
    • Capacity to learn quickly about new systems and techniques
    • Excellent communication skills in English - both verbal and written
    • Bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree

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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
    • You have experience programming in C and/or Go.

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