• Developer Advocate

    Location US-Remote
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(11/21/2019 3:59 AM)
    Job ID
    Product Marketing
    Remote base
    open to Remote employees in North America or EMEA
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    Get developers excited about working with technology and help them create great solutions. The Red Hat OpenShift team is looking for a Developer Advocate to join us in North America. In this role, you will become an outstanding conference speaker, travel and meet developers from all backgrounds, and create fun sample applications that demonstrate how to use cloud technology. You’ll work as part of the Red Hat OpenShift team, which has the feel of a startup because of the excitement surrounding this rapidly evolving solution, but through Red Hat, it also has the support and resources of an established open source software company. As a Developer Advocate, you’ll need to be a persuasive communicator across multiple platforms, including public speaking, blogging, writing, and social media. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic person who may not consider themselves an expert in any one technology, but has the passion for learning new things. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Attend and speak at user groups, meetups, and conferences on topics that relate to containers and orchestration via Kubernetes
    • Serve as a goodwill ambassador to developer, operations, and partner communities
    • Develop content including how-to articles, videos, and blog posts that demonstrates how to use the latest in technology trends like microservices, containers, orchestration, etc.
    • Enable Red Hat’s associates and the community to advocate on the team's behalf

    Required skills

    • Excitement and willingness to learn new languages and frameworks
    • Basic Linux command line skills
    • Comfortable on Windows, macOS, and Linux
    • Ability to carry out initiatives, take responsibility, meet deadlines, frame challenging problems, and maintain expert knowledge in multiple domains
    • Familiarity with Java or Node.js
    • Ability to pick up new technologies quickly; passion for staying up to date on industry trends in the developer space
    • Passion for open source software
    • Willingness to travel

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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