As a Developer Evangelist, you will connect with other developers, contribute to open source, and share your work externally about cutting-edge technologies on conference panels, meetups, in contributed articles and on blogs. Your work will foster a community inspired by GitLab and will drive our strategy around developer love and GitLab’s participation in the open source ecosystem.

In Technical Evangelism, we collaborate and connect with communities that love technology and open source as much as we do. Our team interacts with developers across the globe at conferences as well as online, and co-creates with the open source community on the most impactful projects in the ecosystem. Our focus is on generating awareness about GitLab by rolling up our sleeves, contributing to the ecosystem, and enabling others to become evangelists outside the company as well. Not afraid to be hands-on, you might write sample code, author client libraries, and work with strategic GitLab partners such as the Heroes, users, and customers to spark and engage our developer communities.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the conversation around the latest technology advancements and best practices in the developer community at in person and online venues
  • Contribute to relevant open source projects, foundations, and SIGs in order to give GitLab a voice and front seat access to the developments in our space of interest
  • Channel information back to product and engineering about your learnings being an active contributor in the community
  • Reach mass developers by creating unique content that educates the ecosystem and brings reflected glory to GitLab
  • Conduct interviews with media via phone, podcasts, video and in-person
  • Be a force in the community and never compromise on the tech!

Requirements

  • In-depth industry experience building software and contributing to open source in the cloud computing ecosystem
  • At least 1 year of experience giving talks and developing demos, webinars, videos, and other technical content
  • Meaningful social presence with engaged followers
  • Ability to manage the fast moving conference schedule with it’s CFP deadlines and show dates
  • Self-directed and work with minimal supervision.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills with the ability to explain and translate complex technology concepts into simple and intuitive communications.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time
  • You share our values and work in accordance with those values.

What it’s like to work here 

The culture here at GitLab is something we’re incredibly proud of. Because GitLabbers are currently located in more than 63 different countries, you’ll spend your time collaborating with kind, talented, and motivated colleagues from across the globe. Some of the benefits you’ll be entitled to vary by the region or country you’re in. However, all GitLabbers are fully remote and receive a "no ask, must tell" paid-time-off policy, where we don’t count the number of days you take off annually. You can work incredibly flexible hours, enabled by our asynchronous approach to communication. We’ll also help you set up your home office environment, cover your home internet subscription, pay for your membership to a co-working space, and contribute to the travel costs associated with meeting other GitLab employees across the world. Also, every year or so, we all get together at our Contribute event

Compensation

Our hiring process for this position, and more details around compensation for this role can be found in our handbook. The compensation calculator can be found towards the bottom of the page.

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