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  • Posted: Dec 21, 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 Architect, Commercial Systems

    Key responsibilities

    • Drive the architecture of internally developed and operated software solutions.
    • Actively seek improvements to established processes, designs, and solutions.
    • Provide architectural guidance to engineering teams.

    We expect

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a relevant work experience.
    • Experience as a software architect working on distributed and business critical systems.
    • Experience with Golang and Python as a software engineer.
    • Experience with Kubernetes.
    • Experience with Apache Kafka or similar.
    • Experience with PostgreSQL.
    • Excellent analytical skills and both verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • Ability to collaborate remotely with a diverse set of team members and stakeholders, remain highly motivated, productive, and organized in a fully remote environment.
    • Ability to travel to international destinations for one week at a time, approximately 2-4 times per year. Locations prior to the global pandemic included New York, Seattle, London, Cape Town, Budapest, Berlin, Montreal, and Brussels.

    Nice to have

    • Experience from finance, sales, or e-commerce domains.

    What Canonical offers

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

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    Developer Relations Manager

    What you will do

    • Build and lead a developer relations team at Canonical
    • Gain a deep understanding of snaps, Juju charms, or Docker containers
    • Grow the developer community by attracting software developers and ISVs to the platform
    • Create content to scale up adoption, demonstrate best practices, and showcase new features
    • Provide input to development teams at Canonical based on feedback from ISVs, developers, and the wider community
    • Collaborate with software developers, product managers and technical writers on developing documentation
    • Write ecosystem specific guides, tutorials, release notes, and white papers
    • Curate existing documentation, performing periodic reviews, triage user feedback/bug reports and determine priorities for remedial work
    • Engage with the community through various means, including discourse, IRC, social media, conferences, etc.
    • Identify relevant influencers and devising plans on how to effectively engage with them
    • Deliver training workshops in person and remotely
    • Represent the platform via speaking engagements at industry events and community conferences

    Who you are

    • You love technology and working with brilliant people.
    • You are curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable.
    • You value soft skills and are passionate, thoughtful, and self-motivated.
    • You have experience with developer tools and open source projects.
    • You have a clear public record of accomplishments (talks, blog posts, GitHub, Twitter, etc).
    • You have interest and experience with two or more of the following: Ubuntu Linux - kernel or userspace, DevOps, software development, testing and QA, package management, container technology.
    • You can work autonomously and assume full ownership of objectives as needed.
    • You can be flexible with your time and enjoy working with new technology in a fast-paced environment.
    • You are experienced working with open source communities and understand the workflow of volunteer contributors.

    Nice to have

    • Experience as a software developer
    • Examples of contributions to the Ubuntu Community
    • Experience with contributing to open source projects

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