Open Source Software Developer

Anywhere
Engineering
Full-time
Collabora is a software consultancy specializing in bringing companies and the Open Source community together. We combine years of Open Source software leadership with an understanding of the challenges that businesses, non-profits, and governments face. Collabora brings deep technical expertise in system integration & architecture, graphics, multimedia, web engines and communications to a number of market verticals, including mobile, IVI / automotive, set top box / smart TV, and a range of other specialized embedded applications.

Collabora has the unique business model of enabling enterprises to leverage Open Source software in their solutions. Having worked with notable industry leading companies in the automotive, aerospace and handset mobile verticals amonst many others, Collabora has established a broad customer portfolio.

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 publicly 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
    • Understanding client needs and reconciling time constraints, available technologies and resources, and open source best practices

Requirements

    • 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
    • Preferable experience with direct development on one (or more) of WebKit, Blink, GStreamer, FFMPEG, libav, X11, wayland/weston, jenkins, OBS, lava, Linux kernel/device drivers, distribution integration, porting
    • Self learning skill to get sufficient knowledge of Collabora's services, business model, project delivery life cycle and other related technical domains
    • Good English language skills (both verbal and written)
    • Ability to work and communicate in an online distributed environment