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The Developer Evangelism team supports and grows GitLab's community by engaging with GitLab community members through content and conversations.
As a Senior Developer Evangelist (Technical Content), you will help us fulfill our mission by connecting with other developers, contributing to open source, and sharing your knowledge and experience about GitLab and other leading technologies at conferences and meetups. You'll work across GitLab to create and contribute to content with our developer audience in mind. This role will have a particular emphasis on authoring blog posts for our internal and external communities, in addition to demos, videos, presentations, etc.
We focus 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, in addition to creating technical content, you might write sample code, author client libraries, provide insights to journalists, and work with strategic GitLab partners such as GitLab Heroes, users, and customers to excite and engage our developer communities.
What you'll do in this role
- Lead the conversation around technology trends and best practices in the developer community
- Create engaging technical content, including technical talks, blog posts, demos, and videos, that educates the GitLab and open-source community.
- Contribute to relevant open source projects, foundations, and TAGs in order to give GitLab visibility and share our experience and insights to developments in our areas of interest
- Support GitLab's product and engineering efforts by sharing what you learn while engaging with the wider GitLab community and the tech community, at large
- Conduct interviews with media via phone, podcasts, video, and in-person
- Be a leader within GitLab and in the wider community
- Contribute to the goals of GitLab's Developer Evangelism and Community Relations teams and the GitLab marketing organization as a whole
- Support teammates, including senior staff and executive group, in their content creation efforts
We're looking for
- Experience creating software or contributing to open source software
- Significant experience giving talks and developing demos, workshops, webinars, videos, and other technical content to audiences of 300 and larger
- Experience serving as a media spokesperson
- Meaningful social presence with engaged followers
- Ability to manage the fast moving conference schedule with its CFP deadlines and show dates
- Self-directed and work with minimal supervision
- Outstanding written and verbal communications skills with the ability to translate complex technology concepts into simple and intuitive communications
- Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
- You share our values and work in accordance with those values
- Ability to use GitLab
Also, we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the confidence gap. You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.
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