Staff Engineer needed at Canonical

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Job title : Staff Engineer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : August 09, 2024

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What your day will look like

  • Lead design and architecture of an impactful open source project
  • Code in Golang, Rust, Python, C/C++ or Typescript / React
  • Collaborate proactively with a globally distributed team
  • Mentor, develop and advise colleagues in their career progression
  • Display technical leadership in Canonical and our communities
  • Debug issues and produce high-quality code to fix them
  • Contribute to technical documentation with the aim to make it the best of its kind
  • Work from home with global travel twice annually for company events

What we are looking for in you

  • An exceptional academic track record from both high school and university
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or STEM, or a compelling narrative about your alternative path
  • Drive and a track record of going above-and-beyond expectations
  • Technical leadership as well as team motivation, direction and pace
  • Well-organised, self-starting and able to deliver to schedule
  • Professional manner interacting with colleagues, partners, and community
  • Deep experience with at least one of Go, Rust, Python or C
  • Subject matter expertise in your engineering domain
  • Conscientiousness and detail orientation, with a focus on performance
  • Professional written and spoken English
  • Experience with Linux (Debian or Ubuntu preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, curiosity, flexibility, and accountability
  • Passion, thoughtfulness, and self-motivation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Result-oriented, with a personal drive to meet commitments
  • Ability to travel twice a year, for company events up to two weeks each

Additional Skills That You Might Also Bring

  • Experience with container technologies such as LXD, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with highly concurrent, distributed systems
  • Experience with embedded systems
  • Performance engineering – from kernel to web – benchmarks, optimisation
  • Experience with software security – fuzzing, tabletop threat models, analysis, audit
  • Experience build systems and toolchains, including for cross-compilation
  • Experience with public clouds or OpenStack
  • Experience with Debian/Ubuntu packaging
  • Experience with systems programming or scalable web services
  • Deep quality and test engineering
  • Web or Flutter front-end experience
  • REST and gRPC API experience
  • SQL and NoSQL data store expertise
  • Experience with public clouds or OpenStack
  • Experience with Debian/Ubuntu packaging
  • Experience with systems programming or scalable web services

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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