Engineering Manager – Python and K8s at Canonical

00100, Nairobi Kenya
May 29, 2024
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Job Description

Engineering Manager – Python and K8s at Canonical

  • As an engineering manager you’ll lead a team in your local time zone, focused on the business workloads that make Ubuntu, Canonical, and our various services highly available around the planet.You will be responsible for sound software architecture and best practices in software quality, testing and documentation.Technical leadership experience and a background in software engineering are prerequisites for this role. You will be expected to lead, challenge, and develop strong engineers, positively influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery, and work with your team on strategy and execution.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll lead a team focused on productising business workloads
  • You will build and manage a regional team of engineers
  • You’ll develop your team through coaching, mentoring, and feedback
  • You will demonstrate sound engineering by directly contributing toward your team’s goals
  • Set reasonable schedules based on considered estimates, with feedback loops for improvement
  • Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams and external stakeholders
  • Advance modern, agile software development practices
  • Maintain a culture of quality and engineering excellence
  • Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
  • Be an active part of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organisation
  • Work from home with global travel up to 20% for internal and external events

Who you are

  • You have experience in Docker and Kubernetes operations
  • You have a software engineering background, with proven Python experience
  • You have experience developing Python frameworks, and understand the importance of stable consumable APIs
  • You love embracing new technologies and pushing the boundaries of what is possible
  • You have an interest in building products that improve how people operate software and infrastructure everywhere
  • You love developing and growing people and have a track record of doing it
  • You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development
  • You have experience working in an agile development environment

Engineering Manager – Python and K8s at Canonical