Engineering Manager, Python and K8s, Job in Kenya

As an engineering manager you’ll lead a team in your local time zone, focused on the business workloads that make Ubuntu, Canonical, and our various services highly available around the planet.You will be responsible for sound software architecture and best practices in software quality, testing and documentation.Technical leadership experience and a background in software engineering are prerequisites for this role. You will be expected to lead, challenge, and develop strong engineers, positively influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery, and work with your team on strategy and execution.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

You’ll lead a team focused on productising business workloads

You will build and manage a regional team of engineers

You’ll develop your team through coaching, mentoring, and feedback

You will demonstrate sound engineering by directly contributing toward your team’s goals

Set reasonable schedules based on considered estimates, with feedback loops for improvement

Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams and external stakeholders

Advance modern, agile software development practices

Maintain a culture of quality and engineering excellence

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


You have experience in Docker and Kubernetes operations

You have a software engineering background, with proven Python experience

You have experience developing Python frameworks, and understand the importance of stable consumable APIs

You love embracing new technologies and pushing the boundaries of what is possible

You have an interest in building products that improve how people operate software and infrastructure everywhere

You love developing and growing people and have a track record of doing it

You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development

You have experience working in an agile development environment

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