Billing System Software Engineer


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Job Description

The Billing System Software Engineer role is an opportunity for a technologist with a passion for Linux to build a career with Canonical and drive the success of those leveraging Ubuntu and open-source products. If you have an affinity for open-source development, you will enjoy working with some of the best people in the industry at Canonical.

The Commercial Systems unit has several areas of responsibility spread across six engineering teams, closely collaborating with other engineering and business teams at Canonical. Services designed, developed, and operated by the Commercial Systems unit are at the heart of Canonical business and Salesforce plays an integral role in it.

The Billing team’s mission is to develop an internal billing system that delivers a consistent billing experience to all Canonical customers across all products and services and all service delivery methods. This challenging assignment requires close cooperation with business departments to ensure our customers are billed accurately and reliably while achieving the highest engineering standards expected of any engineering team at Canonical.

We are looking for new colleagues at all seniority levels, who strive for the highest engineering quality, seek improvements, continuously develop their skills, and apply them at work. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a fairly unique solution and gain expertise in billing and finance.

Location: This role will be based remotely in the EMEA region.

What your day will look like

  • Deliver engineering solutions in Go or Python
  • Collaborate with colleagues on technical designs and code reviews
  • Deploy and operate services developed by the team
  • Seek Improvements to engineering and operations practices

What we are looking for in you

The Billing System Software Engineer role has the following requirements:

  • Experience as a software developer in a high-level language – preferably Go or Python
  • Experience building, deploying, and operating distributed systems and APIs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to collaborate remotely with a diverse set of team members and stakeholders to remain highly motivated, productive, and organized in a fully remote environment
  • Ability to travel to international destinations for one week at a time, approximately 2-4 times per year. Locations before the global pandemic included New York, Seattle, London, Cape Town, Budapest, Berlin, Montreal, and Brussels

Additional skills that you might also bring

  • Experience with Salesforce, NetSuite, or Stripe APIs
  • Experience in a business role such as sales, finance, or operations
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related engineering field

What we offer you

Your base pay will depend on various factors including your geographical location, level of experience, knowledge and skills. In addition to the benefits above, certain roles are also eligible for additional benefits and rewards including annual bonuses and sales incentives based on revenue or utilisation. Our compensation philosophy is to ensure equity right across our global workforce.

In addition to a competitive base pay, we provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. Please note that additional benefits may apply depending on the work location and, for more information on these, you can ask in the later stages of the recruitment process.

  • Fully remote working environment – we’ve been working remotely since 2004!
  • Personal learning and development budget of 2,000USD per annum
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual holiday leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues at ‘sprints’
  • Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long-haul company events

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