Python Engineer Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Engineering   Dubai   48 views Reference: 20147
Job Details

What your day will look like

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

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

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

Additional Skills That You Might Also Bring

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

Company Description
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 worlds 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.Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world's biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world's most productive developers.Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation - this is the future of open source, which is why we're proud to be the developers of the fastest growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.If you're interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.