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Technical Manager
Budget: $0.00

Technologies: Agile Development, C/c++ programming, Devops, Embedded development, Functional Safety, IOT, Linux, Open source software, Product Management, Python

Duration: 12

We have created a role for a Technical Manager, Automotive and Industrial with a passion for open source and precision engineering. Today, Canonical is providing secure and reliable products to our industrial and automotive partners. Our solutions are bridging the gap between Open-Source innovation and industry specific requirements represented by stringent certification processes. Our goal is to enable industries such as automotive to leverage our open source portfolio. From the factory to the cloud by way of the car, we are committed to providing the most secure and advanced platform for automotive innovation. 

Your role will include the ability to grow, lead a team of dedicated engineers aiming at adapting our products to automotive and industrial specific requirements. You will represent Canonical and Ubuntu in the industrial and automotive community and standards consortia. You and your team will make sure our Linux distribution and products, as well as ways of working, are supporting standards addressing processes, cyber-security and safety concerns such as described by (but not limited to) IEC 61508, ISO9001 and Automotive specific ISO 21434 UNECE R155 & R156, ISO26262 ASIL (from B to D) or ASPICE. At the same time, we aim at enhancing the delivery quality, security and developer experience where you will be expected to lead, challenge, and positively influence the culture and work with your team on strategy and execution. You will report directly to our Vice President of Engineering Excellence and work closely with the Automotive Product Manager to define and execute a vision and roadmap for automotive at Canonical.

Location: This is a Globally remote role

What you’ll do

  • Work with Product Management to refine the vision and strategy for automotive at Canonical

  • Define and execute an engineering roadmap for the automotive team at Canonical

  • Represent Ubuntu and Canonical in the automotive community, in front of customers, partners and consortia

  • Lead our Linux distribution and open source software strategy in Automotive 

  • Build and lead a globally distributed team of engineers and coordinate, guide and oversee their work

  • Develop skills through coaching, feedback and hands-on technical leadership

  • Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams, senior management, and external stakeholders

  • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices

  • Help develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices

  • Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values

  • Work from home with international travel twice a year, up to two weeks at a time, for company events

Who you are

  • You have a strong software engineering, Linux, and open source background

  • You have in-depth knowledge in Linux packages and embedded development

  • You have knowledge of automotive and industry standards such as ISO21434, ISO26262, SOTIF, IEC 61508, and ideally have led product development initiatives that fulfilled compliance with one or more of the mentioned standards

  • You have experience in C/C++ and Python programming

  • You have practical experience in automotive, including functional safety, embedded systems, cloud and related software trends

  • You have experience leading, managing, coaching and mentoring software developers

  • You have a track record of timely delivery and high quality software

  • You love developing and growing people and have a track record of doing it

  • You have experience working in an agile development environment