Senior Software Engineer - Observability (Python/Go/Kubernetes) at Canonical
Nairobi, KE, Kenya
LinuxBachelors degree
We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. 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.
What You'll Do
Collaborate proactively with a globally distributed team
Write, test and document high quality code to create new features
Debug issues and interact with a vibrant community
Review code produced by other engineers
Attend conferences to represent Canonical and the Charmed Observability Stack
Work from home with global travel 2 to 4 weeks for internal and external events
Who You Are
You love technology, observability and working with brilliant people
You value soft skills and are passionate, enterprising, thoughtful, and self-motivated
You have a Bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
You have a proven understanding of the importance of observability and monitoring for keeping software running smoothly
You have strong working knowledge of modern monitoring technologies like Prometheus, Alertmanager, Grafana, Loki, etc., and how they fit together
You are a skilled Python developer, preferably with a track record in open source
You have a working knowledge of Go
You have proven, hands-on experience deploying, configuring and using Kubernetes
You are comfortable contributing to open source codebases maintained by other companies, you have a history of driving consensus in groups of multiple stakeholders with different interests and getting the resulting work delivered
You have experience with infrastructure-as-code and configuration management tools
You have interest and experience with two or more of the following: Ubuntu Linux, container images, Debian packaging, snap, distributed systems.