Python Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Canonical

1,001-5,000 employees

Enterprise open source, secured and delivered by the publisher of Ubuntu
Company Overview
We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. We're also the publishers of 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.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$12.8M

Founded

2004

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

25%
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Flutter
gRPC
Kubernetes
Rust
Python
NoSQL
SQL
Docker
Go
REST APIs
Linux/Unix
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 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
  • Well-organised, self-starting and able to deliver to schedule
  • Professional manner interacting with colleagues, partners, and community
  • Experience writing thoroughly designed, modern, maintainable Python
  • 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
  • Experience with container technologies such as LXD, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Understanding of build systems and toolchains, including for cross-compilation
  • Additional languages, particularly Golang or Rust, C or C++
  • 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
  • Performance engineering and security experience
Responsibilities
  • Write high-quality, well-designed and well-tested Python software
  • Collaborate proactively with a globally distributed team
  • Display technical leadership at Canonical and in 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 a year for company events