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Software Engineer - Identity

Home based - Worldwide

Canonical seeks to deliver best-of-breed open source identity and access management solutions that integrate easily with proprietary identity systems and cloud identity and access management frameworks, as part of our mission to simplify and streamline enterprise software operations globally. As a member of the Identity platform team, you’ll be responsible for the full life cycle of software development on these open source products.

Strong Python development skills and familiarity with Kubernetes are key requirements of this role. Experience in authn/authz and identity is a plus, but the key requirement is a desire to design and build enterprise solutions that are robust, open source, secure and easy to use.

You’ll work closely with other teams in Canonical to ensure your products operate reliably, efficiently and scale to production sized workloads for our customers looking to adopt cutting-edge technology. You will participate and be responsible for ensuring sound software architecture and enforcing best practices in software quality, testing and documentation.

Come and build a rewarding, meaningful career working with the best and brightest people in technology at Canonical, the growing international software company behind Ubuntu.

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate proactively with a distributed team
  • Debug issues and produce high quality code to fix them
  • Review code produced by other engineers
  • Contribute to and be proud of high quality technical documentation
  • Engage with the community to share best practices, and do your work in the open
  • Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions
  • 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
  • You are known for writing modern, maintainable Python
  • You love technology and working with brilliant people
  • You are curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable
  • You value soft skills and are passionate, enterprising, thoughtful, and self-motivated
  • You enjoy the domain of integration software, DevOps, operators, and making code work for real production environments with real users.
  • You have knowledge of and interest in software, standards, protocols and concepts in the Identity management space, like OpenID, OpenIAM, PKI, LDAP, and public cloud IDM integrations.

Canonical is 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.

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