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Software Engineer - MAAS

Canonical - Jobs -   Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Posted 41 days ago

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<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This is an exciting opportunity for a software engineer passionate about open source software, Linux, and Data Centre automation. Come build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology at Canonical, a growing international software company.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Ubuntu MAAS team is responsible for delivering our Metal As A Service hyperscale provisioning technology. Ubuntu strives to be the most scalable, cloud ready server distribution and MAAS is our platform to get it there.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Applicants should be passionate about the future of Ubuntu and be able to show technical leadership with a globally distributed team of engineers who share that passion. This position requires international travel several times a year.</span></p>

<h2><strong>What you’ll do</strong></h2>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Development and maintenance of MAAS core components and features.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create and collaborate on technical specifications for new development initiatives.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with other teams to ensure the timely delivery of new MAAS features and releases.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Assist in the development and maintenance of quality and continuous integration tests and practices.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Assist in the documentation of current and existing features.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide technical communication and collaboration with other teams where appropriate.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Take personal ownership of problems and drive them to solutions.</span></li>

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<h2><strong>Who you are</strong></h2>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">At least 5 years of proven professional software development experience in Python, Go or similar.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Capacity to learn quickly about new systems and techniques</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent logic, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong English language communication skills - both written and verbal</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with Linux server technologies, including but not limited to Virtualization (KVM), Containers (LXC), etc.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have a Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Knowledge of network technologies, including PXE, DHCP, TFTP, DNS, NTP</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Some experience with Baseboard Management Controllers and Protocols (Redfish, IPMI, AMT and others)</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong experience with networking, storage technologies and Cloud hosting and infrastructure.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ideally, experience of large-scale physical server provisioning and automation, including rapid deployment, configuration, management and service orchestration.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Familiarity with some of the open source development tools and methodologies used in creation of several Ubuntu projects (MAAS, Juju, Ubuntu Server, LXD, Ubuntu Core), such as Launchpad, Debian packaging tools (APT, dpkg) and snapcraft.</span></li>

</ul>

<p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Canonical is proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better platform for our users and customers. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of the world of Ubuntu.</span></em></p>

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