Canonical - We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely, and more cost-effectively than any other company. We develop 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. 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 - Ubuntu is the future of open source, which is why it's the fastest-growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Linux Kernel Engineer
This is an exciting opportunity for a software engineer passionate about open source software, Linux, and the Linux kernel in particular. Come build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology at Canonical, a growing international software company.
Canonical's Cloud kernel team builds and delivers a wide array of optimized Linux kernels for customers to run Ubuntu Linux instances in many of the world’s largest clouds. If you have strong general Linux kernel development experience and love the idea of producing high-quality, high-performance Ubuntu kernels for cloud-based workloads we invite you to join our growing Linux Cloud kernel team.
What You will Do
Collaborate with a distributed team to regularly deliver updated Ubuntu kernels
Work with a variety of customer and partner engineers to resolve product issues
Develop and submit software patches using open source methodologies
Maintain Ubuntu's reputation for highly secure kernels by resolving kernel CVE’s
Deliver Ubuntu quality through continuous test improvement and regular execution of the Ubuntu kernel testing
Work remotely with global travel 2 to 4 weeks for internal and external events
Who You Are
You love technology and working with brilliant people
You are curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable
You value soft skills and are passionate, enterprising, thoughtful, and self-motivated
You thrive in a globally distributed team through self-discipline and self-motivation
You have a Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar Degree
You love contributing toward making the Linux kernel the best and most capable kernel in the industry
You are comfortable with the Ubuntu development experience and open source kernel maintenance tooling
Canonical believes a diverse workforce enhances our ability to deliver world-class software and services which meet the world’s computing needs.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.