Alliances Field Engineer

What your day will look like

  • Understand Ubuntu, Linux, networking and services in real-world environments
  • Architect cloud infrastructure solutions like Kubernetes, Kubeflow, OpenStack, Ceph, and Spark either On-Premises or in Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Architect and integrate popular open source software such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Kafka, Cassandra and NGINX
  • Help partners to offer and architect joint solutions utilizing Canonical’s technologies on top of the public clouds and in the data center
  • Design and publish joint Reference Architectures and perform technical validations with various partners
  • Prepare and run onboarding sessions/workshops with various partners’ teams to promote Canonical products and solutions

If you have a passion for the latest open source technologies, cloud-native development, data center technologies such as Kubernetes and computer networking, you will love the Alliances Engineer role at Canonical.

What we are looking for in you 

  • Extensive experience with Linux (Ubuntu preferred), Kubernetes, Ceph, software automation
  • Experience designing and implementing solutions on top of public or private clouds
  • Python and bash understanding, troubleshooting skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • High motivation, ability to multi-task and follow-up reliably on commitments
  • Interest in customer-facing engagement, including pitching, demonstrating and understanding customer environment and needs
  • Interest in new technologies like LXD, Juju and Snaps
  • Ability to travel globally up to 30% of the time
  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related technical field experience