Up for serving to to enhance Ubuntu Linux and get it into form for extra gaming? Now could be your likelihood, as Canonical are hiring precisely for that. They did say solely lately that they have been going “all in” with gaming on Ubuntu, after they introduced their testing Snap bundle for Steam and naturally there was extra to return.
The brand new function mentions they’re “looking for Software program Engineers to hitch the Ubuntu Gaming Expertise group and be a part of our mission to ship the perfect open supply working system on the planet”. What the heck is that this group anyway? Effectively, as they clarify, they’re hiring to create a group that’s targeted on “efficiency, compatibility and person expertise for avid gamers”.
Folks on this function will “work with open supply tasks like Proton and companions like Unity to enhance the gaming expertise for Ubuntu customers around the globe, in addition to the broader Linux gaming ecosystem basically” — so it is a vast ranging job and it seems Canonical wish to get folks concerned straight in enhancing the likes of Wine and Proton, Mesa drivers graphics drivers and extra as you might want 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.