Senior Developer Advocate

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COMPANY INFORMATION:

Mattermost is the industry’s leading open-source enterprise-grade messaging platform. Customers including Intel, Ubisoft, Samsung, Cigna, BNP, European Commission, Social Security Administration, and Affirm use Mattermost to enable their teams to collaborate securely and privately anywhere. Many of the world’s leading privacy-conscious enterprises like The US Department of Defense work better by connecting people, tools, and automation to increase developer collaboration using Mattermost. Our private cloud messaging platform offers secure, configurable, highly scalable messaging using web, mobile, and desktop applications and provides deep integrations with hundreds of SaaS and on-premises tools and applications.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Mattermost is seeking a highly motivated, growth-oriented Senior Developer Advocate to help raise awareness, raise user engagement around the Mattermost project, and build relationships by connecting directly with our user community of developers.
This person will play a critical role in the broader community strategy, driving vision for the community and the product, and work together with engineering, product managers and marketing to build better products for our users.

Responsibilities

Write blog posts about Mattermost - the technology, the platform and the features.
Present at developer conferences and industry events that use our tech stack, e.g. Kubernetes, Go, React.
Attend and speak at regional and global meetups virtually and in-person.
Produce high quality technical “how-to” content (blogs, webinars, talks) addressing common user needs, latest technology advances, and emerging best practices.
Create code examples and proof of concepts to showcase capabilities of the platform, focused on developer workflows and integrations.
Internally, educate the product and customer success teams by sharing feedback from users and challenges experienced by the community. Help shape future iterations of product areas.
Build and nurture relationships with developer community influencers (e.g. CNCF/Kubernetes, RedHat, HashiCorp) and open source leaders.
Reach out to developers and system administrators by connecting directly in social media and developer platforms (e.g. Twitter, Reddit, Slack Go community).

For the right candidate, we will expand the scope of this role to:
Build lightweight plugins and integrations to support the community, and
Provide architectural guidance of the integrations framework based on community feedback and the understanding of common workflows among our users (e.g. recommend new capabilities we should add)

Required Background/Skills

Technical, with 5+ years of relevant experience in software development, DevOps or advocacy.
Passion for writing and talking about technology.
Motivated to educate the community, to genuinely help people, and to build better products.
Outstanding networking and communication skills, with a natural flair for building meaningful relationships.
Self-motivated, with the ability to independently manage multiple competing priorities.
Team player - must be willing to learn from and with the community.

Preferred Background/Skills

Existing networks to developer communities.
Experience with the latest technologies and frameworks (e.g. Golang, Kubernetes, React).
Previous writing experience specifically on DevOps, Kubernetes, or open source.

About Company

Mattermost

Job Information

Status: Open Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 23 Oct 2021

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