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Full-Time

Lead Linux Kernel Engineer

Ubuntu

Posted on 6/28/2024

Canonical

Canonical

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides enterprise Linux and open-source technologies

Expert

Remote in USA

Category
Backend Engineering
Embedded Engineering
Security Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Bash
Python
Git
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • 15+ years of industry experience
  • Expert understanding of the C programming language
  • Demonstrated expertise working in a *nix-based operating system kernel and distribution
  • Python and Bash scripting ability
  • Powerful grasp of the capabilities and nuances of the git version control system
  • Ability to travel internationally at least twice a year for company events
Responsibilities
  • Set the technical direction and lead the delivery of a team of junior and mid-career engineers for a key aspect of Ubuntu Linux
  • Work closely with management within and outside the team to track and coordinate initiatives to delivery
  • Collaborate daily with other senior technical leadership on the Kernel Team on how best to ensure Ubuntu stays at the pinnacle of Linux distributions

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

15%

2 year growth

31%