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Golang System Software Engineer at Canonical

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Work on mission-critical Golang code, focused on software delivery, containers, security sandboxing, telemetry and device management, as a software engineer on our SnapD team.
Snaps are next-generation software packaging and delivery for Linux. They are designed for safety, security and robustness, with application-specific confinement of containers optimised for IoT devices, desktops and servers. Our goal is that snaps work across multiple Linux flavors to ensure that publishers have the simplest way to reach the whole Linux world.
This role requires an obsession with quality and performance, for work at the heart of the operating system. It also requires an interest in the software publishing and consumption experience. Applicants should be passionate about open source software development. We value collaboration, peer reviews, good unit/integration testing and maintainable code. General knowledge and experience with Golang and Linux as a developer platform is required.

What you’ll Do

Collaborate proactively with a distributed team
Write high quality code to create new features
Debug issues and produce high quality code to fix them
Review code produced by other engineers
Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions
Obsess over how to achieve robustness despite unexpected events like power outages
Work from home with global travel for up to two weeks, twice a year

Who you are:

You have a Bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar Degree
You love technology and working with brilliant people
You are curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable
You value soft skills, are thoughtful and self-motivated
You have professional software development experience using Go, Python, C, or C++
You know Linux system-level fundamentals, e.g. cgroups, namespaces, apparmor
Commitment to software testing, code reviews and maintainable code

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