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Software Development


2013-06-25 20:35


Roles and responsibilities

We are currently looking to expand our team and are seeking a talented Software Engineer to help our team of specialists who work with a number of open source components. The successful candidate will be required to interact directly with clients and colleagues to understand and solve their technical problems and continue strong contributions to open source upstream projects to secure Collabora's technical leadership in the domain.

This role presents an exciting challenge for a Software Engineer with a track record in Linux open source projects, who is interested in working with worldwide coverage at a software consultancy on innovative services around open source methodologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Discussing technology with clients and represent Collabora at conferences and trade shows to demonstrate and promote our leadership in the open source arena
  • Analysing client problems and designing solutions leveraging open source technologies and Collabora's technical expertise
  • Defining and scoping client projects in collaboration with the delivery team
  • Contributing publically to open source projects to ensure Collabora's continuing technical leadership
  • Gain working knowledge of customers’ products, applications, technical and business strengths and target markets

Critical Success Factors:

  • Development of strong relationships with key personnel and decision makers at customers
  • Solid knowledge of Collabora's service and key personnel
  • Reliable and timely delivery of technical solutions to clients and internal R&D customers

Commercial Skills:

  • Understanding client needs and reconciling time constraints, available technologies and resources, and open source best practices
  • Ability to work in a global context with clients and engineers spanning continents
  • Knowledge of customers’ organization, management, product, target market, applications and decision making internal process

Skill set

Technical Skills / Experience:

  • Track record of experience in software development is essential
  • Existing familiarity with one or more of Collabora's market verticals is preferable
  • BS/BA or experience in the role of Engineer
  • Sound and demonstrable understanding of software and programming concepts
  • Knowledge of open source development methodologies and good standing in the open source community
  • Demonstrable contributions to components in open source projects

Personal Skills:

  • Highly self motivated, reliable with a demonstrable passion for open source technologies
  • Self learning skill to get sufficient knowledge of Collabora's services, business model, project delivery life cycle and other related technical domains
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good English language skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work and communicate in an online distributed environment
  • Capacity to travel often and worldwide

Work experience

  • 1-2years
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