Telco Software Engineer Job In Dubai


What your day will look like

Work with the most advanced operating systems and network application technologies available

Collaborate with public clouds and network silicon providers

Design and implement the best software-defined networking experience for the latest hardware platforms and software stacks

Write high-quality, well-designed and well-documented software

Contribute to shape innovative product strategies

Debug issues and produce high-quality code to fix them

Collaborate proactively with a globally distributed organisation

Contribute to technical documentation to make it the best of its kind

Display technical leadership internally, towards our partners, and in the open source communities

Influence open-source projects and communities

Shape software-define networking products for evolving data centre architectures to meet ever-increasing bandwidth, reliability, security, and interoperability demands

Work from home, with global travel twice a year for company events of up to two weeks duration

What we are looking for in you

An exceptional academic track record from both high school and university

Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or STEM, or a compelling narrative about your alternative path

Drive and a track record of going above-and-beyond expectations

Knowledge of networking: architecture, design, and protocols

Deep understanding of Linux networking, from kernel to user space

Fluency in at least one of Golang, C/C++, Rust or Python

Professional written and spoken English

Experience with Linux (Debian or Ubuntu preferred)

Excellent interpersonal skills, curiosity, flexibility, and accountability

Passion, thoughtfulness, and self-motivation

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Result-oriented, with a personal drive to meet commitments

Ability to travel twice a year, for company events up to two weeks each

Additional Skills That You Might Also Bring

Familiarity with existing open source networking technologies – kernel (including eBPF, AF_XDP), OVS, OVN, SoNIC, DENT, Switchdev, DPDK, SPDK, 5G 3GPP, ONF stack, iwd, NetworkManager, etc.

Familiarity with data path hardware acceleration protocols and interfaces, such as RDMA, RoCE, iWARP, NVMe, SR-IOV

Computer architecture knowledge of x86, ARM, and RISC-V

Experience in complex IP network engineering and implementation

Experience with virtualization technologies, e.g., QEMU, KVM, etc.

Previous contribution to open source projects and community involvement

Familiarity with Kubernetes, Cloud-native Network Functions, and Container Network Interface plugins

Performance engineering and security experience

We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company.We’re also the publishers of Ubuntu, the worlds most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000+ contributors. Ubuntu means ‘humanity to others’. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation.Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world’s biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world’s most productive developers.Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation – this is the future of open source, which is why we’re proud to be the developers of the fastest growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.If you’re interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.


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