Canonical · Nov 10th 2020
Engineering Director - Ubuntu Security
As an engineering director of the Ubuntu Security teams at Canonical, your primary responsibility is to the teams you support: ensuring that they are continually improving, doing valuable work, and generally having a great time at Canonical. As a leader of managers, technical leadership and management acumen is a must, so that youre able to challenge and grow your teams. You will have the opportunity to influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery, and work with your teams on strategy and execution.
The ideal candidate for this role has a proven track record in delivering security solutions. Youre great at leading, not just managing. You have demonstrated youre passionate about open source, security, and youre excited about getting the work of your teams into the hands of millions of users all over the world in every computing environment imaginable.
What youll do
Engage with partners, customers, and the community as a subject matter expert to represent the Ubuntu Security team
Lead initiatives to broaden and deepen the security of Ubuntu and Canonical products and services
Plan, track, deliver, and represent your teams goals to senior management and stakeholders
Advocate for and represent Ubuntu and Canonical in the broader security community
Build and lead globally distributed and diverse teams of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development
Grow and develop new engineering managers to help create high-performing teams
Support your teams in timely delivery of technical solutions to address business needs
Effectively set and manage expectations with other internal organizations, senior management, and external stakeholders
Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices
Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
Be an active part of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organisation
Work from home with global travel up to 20% for internal and external events
Who you are
You are passionate about security and what that means in the fast-paced world of open source
You are knowledgeable about threat analysis, vulnerability management, and security certifications
You have developed, productized and supported security solutions
You love developing and growing healthy teams and have a track record of doing it
You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development and organizational management
You value getting things done by turning product vision into executable strategy
You have experience in leading, managing, coaching and mentoring engineering managers towards delivering timely, high quality software together with them
You have solid experience working in an agile development environment
We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better platform for our users and customers. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of the world of Ubuntu.
What Canonical Offers:
Learning and Development
Annual Compensation Review
Priority Pass for travel
Flexible working option
Canonical believes a diverse workforce enhances our ability to deliver world class software and services which meet the worlds computing needs. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.