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Departments at Canonical

Life at Canonical is anything but corporate. As a company that exists to support Ubuntu, one of today's most important open source projects, we are changing the world on a daily basis. It’s a collaborative environment, but one in which every member of the team takes personal responsibility for everything they produce.


Open source is transforming the entire stack. This is your chance to be right at the centre of that revolution, to shape the platforms and tools that millions use to invent our global technology future.

From bare metal to cloud and high performance computing, from AI and big data to the web and connected devices, open source is the key ingredient for success.

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Support Engineering

Getting it done right and solving tough technical challenges are the best feelings in the world. Whether it's running complex technical infrastructure or challenging projects, your consistent focus on technology, organisation and teamwork means you're a force for good in the battle against entropy. Time zones are easy and technical customers are your favourite.

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Finance at Canonical isn't just about numbers. It's about connecting with people across the business, helping them to understand the value they bring, as well as promoting the commercial focus that will grow our brand.

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Web and Design

Crafts, defines and develops the user-experience in the form of a design system that supports sophisticated technical specialists across a wide range of industries. We design and build all web interfaces, complex web apps and support Ubuntu itself. With a key focus on accessibility and performance.

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We deliver the right technology message to a highly competent audience, at exactly the right moment. Success depends on having good instincts for tech trends and topics and a natural inclination to leadership.

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Project Management

The EPMO practice at Canonical is a central capability spearheading Canonical's Execution Excellence Strategy. EPMO project and program managers lead the delivery of a wide variety of projects ranging from commercial customer projects, like enablement of Ubuntu on new hardware and the delivery of complex private clouds, to internal Canonical strategic projects and programs. We are looking for continuous learners who are passionate about project management and technology.

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You build long term relationships and you always promote the approach that is in the customers best interests. You are interested in the state of the art, you love to represent a company that knows how to transform customer operations.

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Excellence in operations enables Canonical to scale efficiently. Our core operations – from IT to commercial operations or logistics – is central to the idea that we can be an effective global distributed company serving advanced customers in every geography. We celebrate relentless improvement. We look for people who are passionate about tools and efficiency.

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Canonical works at the forefront of global technology and the legal, licensing and regulatory frameworks relating to such technology. We are a tight-knit team of professionals providing exceptional legal advice.


Canonical is a completely new kind of organisation – almost entirely distributed, we are a global team of technology leaders who collaborate online to enable the transformation of enterprise software to open source. The challenges of that structure require that excellent administration is central to the effective running of the company.


People are our greatest differentiator at Canonical. HR provides a world-class experience to work and operate in a 21st-century digital business. We offer strategic, people-centric solutions for long-term, sustainable success. With a presence in 60+ countries, our diverse team comes with a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds that puts us on the leading edge of remote work.

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