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Linux Desktop Gaming Product Manager

Published on 06.05.2022

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Website : https://canonical.com/
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Marketing, communication, media
Research and development
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Position : Linux Desktop Gaming Product Manager

Role summary

  • This role leads the product and go-to-market for gaming on Ubuntu Desktop. You will define product strategy as well as drive engagement and adoption. The role requires an analytical storyteller with a strong sense of message and a deep understanding of Linux graphics, gaming, and desktop technologies and communities. We prefer university-graduated professionals with software engineering and software engineering management experience who want to become business executives and entrepreneurs.
  • This is an exceptional opportunity for a competitive technology leader to:
  • lead desktop graphics choices in Ubuntu
  • drive partnerships in the graphics silicon, desktop, and gaming spheres
  • tell the story of Ubuntu for gamers
  • lead engineering design and development

What you will be doing

  • Be part of a rapidly growing team of multi-talented individuals with a strong focus on building great products
  • Work with Canonical’s desktop engineering teams to ensure great integration across Canonical’s product portfolio
  • Analyse market trends, define product goals, themes and features, maintain the product backlog, and solicit input from stakeholders
  • Shape the message for gaming on Ubuntu
  • Create effective Marketing content to engage and entice sophisticated technical and consumer enthusiast audiences
  • Be accountable for the product roadmap, go-to-market execution, sales collateral, case studies, training, blog posts and community outreach
Required profile for job ad : Linux Desktop Gaming Product Manager
  • Hands-on experience in Linux and gaming tech stacks
  • A curious and analytical mindset
  • A technical or science background 
  • At least 3 years of software engineering experience
  • Experience in open source project and community leadership
  • Business and commercial interests
  • Proven leadership and presentation skills
  • Personal interests aligned with the field
  • Awareness of Ubuntu and Canonical’s competition and opportunities
  • Track record of data-driven decision-making
  • Proven ability to write about technology and the tech landscape
Job criteria for job ad : Linux Desktop Gaming Product Manager
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Employment type :
Freelance
Region :
International
Experience level :
Less than 2 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Number of Position(s) : 8

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