Developer Relations Engineer at Canonical

Job Description

What you will do

  • Gain a deep understanding of snaps, charms, debs and Docker images
  • Grow the developer community by attracting software developers and ISVs to the platform
  • Create content to scale up adoption, demonstrate best practices, and showcase new features
  • Provide input to development teams at Canonical based on feedback from ISVs, developers, and the wider community
  • Collaborate with software developers, product managers and technical writers
  • Write ecosystem specific guides, tutorials, release notes, and white papers
  • Curate existing documentation, performing periodic reviews, triage user feedback/bug reports and determine priorities for remedial work
  • Engage with the community through various means, including discourse, IRC, social media, conferences, etc.
  • Identify relevant influencers and devising plans on how to effectively engage with them
  • Deliver training workshops in person and remotely
  • Represent the platform via speaking engagements at industry events and community conferences

Who you are

  • You love technology and working with brilliant people
  • You are curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable
  • You value soft skills and are enthusiastic, thoughtful, and self-motivated
  • You have experience with developer tools and open source projects
  • You have a clear public record of accomplishments (talks, blog posts, GitHub, Twitter, etc)
  • You have interest and experience with two or more of Ubuntu Linux – kernel or userspace, DevOps, software development, testing and QA, package management, container technology
  • You can work autonomously and assume full ownership of objectives as needed
  • You can be flexible with your time and enjoy working with new technology in a fast-paced environment
  • You are experienced working with open source communities and understand the workflow of volunteer contributors

Nice to have

  • Experience with community management
  • Experience with developer advocacy
  • Experience as a software developer
  • Examples of contributions to the Ubuntu Community
  • Experience with contributing to open source projects

We offer

  • Learning and development opportunities and budget
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual leave
  • Priority pass for travel

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Canonical on boards.greenhouse.io to apply