Full-Time

Senior Project Manager

Ubuntu Embedded Systems

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Canonical

Canonical

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides enterprise Linux and open-source technologies


Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Sales
Communications
Requirements
  • Solid project management experience in delivering engineering services to customers managing software development teams and field engineers
  • Extensive experience successfully managing projects with cross-cultural and multi-continent internal and external project resources, preferably with resources in Asia, Europe, and the Americas
  • Educational degree preferably in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math
  • Good knowledge of Linux and the wider Open Source Software community, and understanding of computer architecture
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, in English
  • Strong leader and problem solver with extensive experience building successful internal and external partnerships and effective working relationships with demanding project sponsors in complex organizational environments
  • PMP/PMI or PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification preferred
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours in support of a worldwide sales and project team
  • Willingness to travel up to 4 times a year for internal events
Responsibilities
  • Manage projects through their complete life cycle and ensure that the overall goals for both Canonical and the client are met
  • Successfully deliver engineering professional services for assigned projects
  • Work with engineering teams on custom board enablement and delivery of Ubuntu images to the customers
  • Assist in the development of project statements of work
  • Draft and maintain project-specific schedules/project plans
  • Obtain client agreement to the project schedule and agreed-upon work items
  • Ensure projects are delivered within the time/resources/scope expectations
  • Manage project risk mitigation and plans
  • Drive technical issues to reach desired delivery outcomes
  • Maintain daily and weekly communication with the client and all internal stakeholders
  • Manage delivery schedule of critical third-party deliverables for the project
  • Keep management informed of the status of assigned projects
  • Identify custom engineering requests that are not part of an existing business contract
  • Advocate the appropriate technologies from Canonical's product portfolio to customers
  • Support different time zones and work non-traditional hours as required to support the assigned projects
  • Responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously

Canonical delivers Ubuntu, a widely used enterprise Linux, and a range of open-source technologies such as OpenStack, Ceph, LXD, MAAS, Kubernetes, Juju, and Ubuntu Core. These technologies are designed for reliability, flexibility, and efficiency across cloud and IoT environments, known for their security, scalability, and global community support.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$12.8M

Headquarters

null, United Kingdom

Founded

2004

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

31%