Engineering Manager, Sustaining Software Engineering, Worldwide
Job TypeRemote
Job FieldICT / Computer
What your day will look like

Manage and lead a distributed team of engineers
Hire, coach, mentor, provide feedback and career development guidance to your team
Manage shift scheduling, measuring key performance indicators (KPIs), and training
Support timely delivery of bug fixes, patches, and other technical solutions to address business needs in a variety of technology fields, including but not limited to Ubuntu, OpenStack, Ceph, Kubernetes, Juju & MAAS
Demonstrate the very best of Canonical in customer interactions
Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams, senior management, and external stakeholders
Advocate and advance modern software development practices
Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company value
Collaborate with other teams in the organisation
Work from home with global travel up to 10% for internal and external events
What we are looking for in you

Professional software delivery experience using C, C++, Go, Java, Python, or similar
You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development
Leadership experience displaying ability to organise and prioritise complex problem resolution and bug fixes
Experience with version control systems such as git
Experience with debugging tools such as gdb, crash or other
Demonstrated strong commitment to testing methodologies and maintainable code quality
Excellent communication skills in the English language, both verbal and written
Experience with Linux, with a preference towards Ubuntu
Experience with Open Source and Open Source Business Models
People management experience in a support organisation is a strong plus
You have interest and deep experience with three or more of the following: Ubuntu Linux – kernel or userspace, Kubernetes, OpenStack, Ceph, QEMU/KVM, LXC/LXD, Python, Go, C, Postgresql, Mongo, Debian packaging


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About Canonical

We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. We develop Ubuntu, the world’s most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000 contributors. Ubuntu means 'humanity to others'​. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation. Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world's biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world's most productive developers. Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation - Ubuntu is the future of open source, which is why its the fastest growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.