Canonical · Oct 27th 2020
An exceptional opportunity for an exceptional and competitive technology leader familiar with software and more broadly digital security.
If you have a passion for tech and business, deep familiarity with the open source stack from Linux to Github, and awareness of open source community leadership and best practices, then you will love the product leadership team at Canonical.
We place ever more trust in software and data security in our increasingly connected world. Canonicals mission to deliver the worlds best open source platform comes with a responsibility to set the highest possible standard for software security, not only for the OS but also for the wide range of open source software that developers enjoy on top of Ubuntu. Our customers depend on Canonical to set the pace for systemic security capabilities and practices.
We have created a dedicated role in our product leadership team to shape security offerings, capabilities, roadmaps and strategy. The successful candidate will be deeply familiar with the security domain, from cryptography to defense in depth, and with the specifics of Linux and open source security requirements, threats, capabilities and practices. They will also be an articulate leader, able to influence engineers and business leads.
This role requires an analytical storyteller with a strong sense of message. We prefer graduate professionals with software engineering management experience who want to become business executives and entrepreneurs, to define product strategy and drive engagement.
Product leadership at Canonical is data-driven and content-centric. Product performance is closely measured and this team participates in regular reviews with company leadership.
You will join a growing team and help shape the message across our suite of products. You will create effective content to engage sophisticated technical and commercial audiences, and work closely with marketing, media, engineering, sales, research, consulting, and training teams.
You will be accountable for product go-to-market execution, marketing collateral, case studies, training, and blog posts. You will be expected to deliver measurable lead-gen and awareness.
The successful candidate will be multi-talented, with:
A rigorous technical or science background and supporting qualifications
Software engineering management experience
A personal interest in security capabilities, practices, issues, threats, strategies, policy
Business and commercial interests
A proven history of leadership and presentation skills
A strong work ethic, and personal interests aligned with the field
Awareness of Ubuntu and Canonicals competition and tactical opportunities
Strong aptitude for data-driven decision-making
Proven ability to write about technology and the tech landscape