Up for serving to to enhance Ubuntu Linux and get it into form for extra gaming? Now’s your probability, as Canonical are hiring precisely for that. They did say solely just lately that they had been going “all in” with gaming on Ubuntu, once they introduced their testing Snap bundle for Steam and naturally there was extra to return.
The brand new function mentions they’re “searching for Software program Engineers to hitch the Ubuntu Gaming Expertise workforce and be a part of our mission to ship the very best open supply working system on the earth”. What the heck is that this workforce anyway? Properly, as they clarify, they’re hiring to create a workforce that’s centered on “efficiency, compatibility and consumer expertise for players”.
Folks on this function will “work with open supply tasks like Proton and companions like Unity to enhance the gaming expertise for Ubuntu customers all over the world, in addition to the broader Linux gaming ecosystem normally” — so it is a broad ranging job and it seems Canonical need to get folks concerned instantly in bettering the likes of Wine and Proton, Mesa drivers graphics drivers and extra as it’s worthwhile to be “efficient working with low-level libraries, drivers, and the Linux graphics, sound and enter stacks”.
The excellent news is that it is a distant place, so just about anybody with the expertise wanted can apply to enhance gaming on Linux and Ubuntu for everybody.