Software Engineer Job Description

Role: Software Engineer
Location: London

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a software engineer passionate about open source software, Linux, Python and Kubernetes. Come build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology.

As a software engineer, you’ll define Kubernetes at the edge building MicroK8s, our popular low-ops, self-healing, highly available Kubernetes. Engage the Kubernetes community, and use your Python and Go skills to deliver exciting new features to thousands of enthusiastic users. Join our globally distributed team and help build the next generation of container technology for devs, cloud, clusters, workstations, Edge and IoT.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write high quality code to create new features
  • Debug issues and interact with a vibrant community
  • Work with talented engineers including experts in many fields
  • Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions
  • Work within the Data & Analytics team to integrate datasets, reports, KPIs and Data Science deliveries into the portal
  • Architecting a scalable, secure, cloud-based solution to provide support for hundreds of concurrent users

Person specification:

  • You love technology and working with brilliant people
  • You have a Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree
  • An experienced Software Development Engineer
  • A principled approach to ensuring the scalability and quality of all code
  • A passion for driving up both the quality of delivered work and the pace of delivery
  • You are a Python programmer with interest or experience in Go
  • A pragmatic approach to compromise and technical debt

Desirable skills / expertise:

  • Strong software engineering skills
  • Ability to manage deadlines and work in a team as a strong collaborator
  • Experience with cloud platforms
  • Security/compliance domain experience is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills