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This is an exciting opportunity for a software engineer passionate about open source software, Linux, edge computing, and IoT. Come build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology at Canonical, a growing international software company.
Your role will be to help us provide an easy to deploy, secure, and customizable framework for developing industrial edge solutions. You will take part in the development of EdgeX Foundry, a vendor-neutral open-source platform hosted by the Linux Foundation, providing a reference architecture and implementation for IoT interoperability and computing.
In our team we value collaboration, peer reviews, good integration/unit testing and writing maintainable code. General knowledge and experience with Linux as a developer platform is required.
What You’ll Do
Collaborate proactively with a distributed team
Develop and maintain open source IoT microservices
Gain hands-on experience with IoT standards such as Matter and Web of Things
Debug issues and produce high quality code to fix them
Review code produced by upstream and/or other engineers at Canonical
Experiment with Ubuntu Core and showcase industry-grade IoT solutions
Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions
Participate in upstream EdgeX Foundry working group discussions and planning
Work from home with global travel 2 to 4 weeks for internal and external events
Who you are:
You have a Bachelor's or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar Degree
Proven track record of at least 3 years of professional software development using Go, C, C++ or similar.
You have experience working with RESTful APIs, MQTT or other messaging protocols
You have interest and experience with few of the following:
Containers (docker, kubernetes)
Snap, debian, or RPM packaging
CI/CD (Github Actions, Gitlab CI, etc)
Knowledge of IoT frameworks and protocols
You value soft skills, communication and advocacy, and are passionate, enterprising, thoughtful, and self-motivated.