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Senior Software Engineer – Embedded & Desktop Linux Optimisation at Canonical

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Senior Software Engineer – Embedded & Desktop Linux Optimisation

The role is a fast-paced, problem-solving role that’s challenging yet very exciting. The right candidate must be resourceful, articulate, and able to deliver on a wide variety of solutions across Server, PC and IoT technologies. Our teams partner with specialist engineers from major silicon companies to integrate next-generation features and performance enhancements for upcoming hardware.

What you’ll do

  • Design and implement the best Ubuntu integration for the latest IoT and server-class hardware platforms and software stacks
  • Work with partners to deliver a delightful, optimised, first class Ubuntu experience on their platforms
  • Take a holistic approach to the Ubuntu experience on partner platforms with inputs on technical plans, testing strategy, quality metrics
  • Participate as technical lead on complex customer engagements involving complete system architectures from cloud to edge
  • Help our customers integrate their apps, SDKs, build device OS images, optimize applications with Ubuntu Core, Desktop and Server
  • Work with the most advanced operating systems and application technologies available in the enterprise world.

Joining Canonical, you will partner with bright minds from all over the world, and work with an exciting set of new technologies in a fast growing company with a truly unique and ambitious vision to build a better platform with free software. You will work with customers on exciting IoT and server platforms and technologies, built to support different verticals: from robots to data centers, from telco to retail.

Who you are

  • You love technology and working with brilliant people
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, STEM or similar
  • You have experience with Linux packaging (Debian, RPM, Yocto)
  • You have experience working with open source communities and licences
  • You have experience working with C, C++
  • You can work in a globally distributed team through self-discipline and self-motivation.

Nice to have

  • Experience with graphics stacks
  • Good understanding of networking – TCP/IP, DHCP, HTTP/REST
  • Basic understanding of security best practices in IoT or server environments
  • Good communication skills, ideally public speaking experience
  • IoT / Embedded experience – from board and SoC, BMCs, bootloaders and firmware to OS, through apps and services
  • Some experience with Docker/OCI containers/K8s

To apply for this job please visit boards.greenhouse.io.

Senior Software Engineer – Embedded & Desktop Linux Optimisation at Canonical
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