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Field Software Engineer

  • Dubai


Field Software Engineer – EMEA

at Canonical – Jobs (View all jobs)
Home based – Middle East, Dubai
Help global companies embrace the latest private cloud infrastructure, Linux and cloud native operations, and open source applications. Our team applies expert insights to real-world customer problems, enabling the enterprise adoption of Linux Ubuntu, OpenStack, Kubernetes and a wide range of associated technology.

This role has very diverse responsibilities. The team members are Linux and cloud solutions architects for our customers, designing private and public cloud solutions fitting their workload needs. They are the cloud consultants who work hands-on with the technologies by deploying, testing and handing over the solution to our support or managed services team at the end of a project. They are also software engineers who use Python to develop Kubernetes operators and Linux open source infrastructure-as-code.

The people who love this role are developers who like to solve customer problems through architecture, presentations and training.

What you’ll do:

Work across the entire Linux stack, from kernel, networking, storage, to applications
Work in Python to design and deliver open source code
Architect cloud infrastructure solutions like OpenStack, Kubernetes, Ceph, Hadoop and Spark either On-Premises or in Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
Coach and develop your colleagues where you have insights
Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
Work from the comfort of your home
Global travel up to 25% of time for internal and external events
Who you are:

University degree in Computer Science or related software engineering expertise
You have sound knowledge of cloud computing concepts & technologies, such as Kubernetes, Openstack, AWS, GCP, Azure, Ceph, etc.
You have practical knowledge of Linux and networking
You have Intermediate to Advanced level of Python programming skills
You are a dynamic person who loves to jump in new projects and interact with people
You have a demonstrated drive for continual learning
Excellent communication and presentation skills (English)
You have great organisational skills and follow-up reliably on commitments
You speak a second language – French, German, Italian, Arabic or Spanish
What you’ll learn

OpenStack and Kubernetes infrastructure
Linux Ubuntu and networking knowledge
Wide range of open source applications and skills
Work directly with customers in a range of different businesses
Real-life and hands-on exposure to a wide range of emerging technologies and tools
We offer:

Learning and development tuition reimbursement
18 weeks parental leave (USA)
Diversity Resource Groups
Work from home
Competitive salary
Recognition rewards
Annual leave
Priority Pass for travel
About Canonical

Canonical is a growing, international software company that works with the open-source community to deliver Ubuntu — the world’s #1 cloud operating system. Our mission is to realize the potential of free software in the lives of individuals and organisations. Our services help businesses worldwide reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance security with Ubuntu.

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and background leads 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. 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.

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