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Graduate Linux System Engineer - QA, Tooling, Automation - Pittsburgh

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Canonical

1mo ago

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Pittsburgh

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AI generated summary

  • A strong software engineering background with expertise in Linux and open source, in-depth knowledge of Python and Shell scripting, experience with C/C++, excellent troubleshooting skills, experience with quality processes and continuous integration tools, and familiarity with agile development. Considerable advantage with experience in Debian/Ubuntu based operating system and understanding of Debian packaging and snaps.
  • The candidate will be responsible for monitoring and resolving issues in Ubuntu, enhancing continuous integration, reporting on KPIs, empowering teams for quality improvements, developing and automating test cases, and working remotely with occasional international travel.

Graduate Job

Software EngineeringPittsburgh

Description

  • We are seeking a software engineer passionate about software quality, Ubuntu, and the open source community, to join the Ubuntu Quality Engineering team as we expand the set of open source packages we fully support and secure.
  • We see quality engineering as a first class engineering practice and are looking for people who can bring deep engineering insights to automation, testing capabilities, reporting and data analytics, as well as run processes in partnership with Canonical and community teams.
  • Ubuntu strives to deliver the latest-best free software components, in an easy to use and highly reliable form. We build on the technical excellence of Debian and bring additional focus and shape to the solutions we offer the industry.
  • As an Ubuntu Quality Engineer, you must be passionate about the future of Ubuntu, about quality and continuous integration and testing. You will work closely with multiple teams at the heart of Ubuntu and drive quality excellence. You will work closely with the Ubuntu Desktop, Server and Foundations team and put in place metrics for quality. You will research existing issues, troubleshoot and resolve problems, and identify opportunities for improvement and communicate them to the rest of the organization to drive the overall quality of Ubuntu. This is a great opportunity to start and progress your career in the QA domain.

Requirements

  • A strong software engineering, Linux, and open source background
  • In-depth knowledge of Python and Shell scripting
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and experience working with others to identify, isolate and resolve issues
  • Experience with quality processes and continuous integration tools
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Additional skills that you might also bring:
  • Experience with Debian/Ubuntu based operating system and good understanding of Debian packaging and snaps would also be a considerable advantage.

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Monitor indicators of quality across the Ubuntu ecosystem and products
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Core
  • Enhance our continuous integration to guard Ubuntu image, release and package quality
  • Report on KPIs and analytical insights
  • Empower other teams for better planning and constant quality improvements
  • Develop, enhance and automate test cases, from unit tests to end-to-end multi machine workloads
  • Work from home with international travel twice a year, for events up to two weeks long

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

remote

Location

Pittsburgh

Benefits

  • We consider geographical location, experience, and performance in shaping compensation worldwide. We revisit compensation annually (and more often for graduates and associates) to ensure we recognise outstanding performance. In addition to base pay, we offer a performance-driven annual bonus. We provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. We balance our programs to meet local needs and ensure fairness globally.
  • Distributed work environment with twice-yearly team sprints in person - we’ve been working remotely since 2004!
  • Personal learning and development budget of USD 2,000 per year
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual holiday leave
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues from your team and others
  • Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long haul company events