Principal Developer Advocate / Evangelist - Global Developer Relations

Company: JobLeads
Location: Sacramento, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 29.MAY.2018


* Champion the capability of Oracle's technologies in an engaging and fun manner through live or online demos * Deliver articulate, effectiv...


* Champion the capability of Oracle's technologies in an engaging and fun manner through live or online demos * Deliver articulate, effective, and audience-appropriate presentations/ demonstrations with technically oriented content at various events to both small and large audiences. * Write and drive high-quality technical content that helps developers get started more quickly and easily (reference examples, code samples, videos, blogs, podcasts, etc.) * Build and maintain relationships with developer communities. Understand the needs and pains of enterprise developers and link them to a set of products and solutions provided by Oracle. Be the voice of enterprise developers within Oracle. * Maintain in-depth knowledge in the relevant cloud-service areas, mainly around application development in the cloud. Stay informed about other innovative services and technologies such as Chatbots, AI, and Blockchain. * Pick-up and execute quickly with new technologies either by Oracle (home grown or acquired) or from new Open Source trends in the market. * Work closely with Oracle product management and engineering teams, bringing feedback from developers to PM's to improve our product portfolio * Maintain good awareness of all relevant competitive products. * Maintain a respectful and credible presence on social media (Twitter/Facebook/Reddit), on GitHub, and on StackOverflow by constantly engaging with developers., Lead a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget. As a member of the product development division, you will analyze and integrate external customer specifications. Suggest and justify product directions and specifications. Specify, design and implement moderate changes to existing software architecture. Build new products and development tools. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to discuss major changes to functionality. Oracle Cloud helps developers rapidly build and deploy rich API first, mobile first, cloud-native applications using an enterprise-grade cloud platform. We are looking for a seasoned Developer Advocate who can tell the Oracle Cloud Platform's application development story to a technical audience and grow the developer community, a critically important audience for Oracle. The objective is to win the hearts and minds of developers, drive developer advocacy, nurture, inspire and grow our developer communities, and execute on Oracle's major new strategic initiative for developers. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join the core Global Developer Relations team as Developer Advocates for API, mobile, container native, CICD and open source technologies. Successful applicants will promote awareness and platform adoption through developer engagement programs, public event speaking, community engagement and general relationship building. As a Developer Advocate, you will also be the champion of developers' interests within Oracle. This will be a multidimensional role and will provide a great opportunity to work independently, innovate and drive change. You will be leveraging Oracle's next-generation technologies to demonstrate how developers and organizations can develop compelling and innovative solutions. Individuals with fresh ideas will rely on a wide area of technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Intelligent Chat Bots, Docker and Kubernetes, Linux and infrastructure automation (Terraform), as well core skills and practices for modern software development such as Java and Javascript programming, UI design, DevOps, CI/CD, etc. (most reordering), * Passion for developers and an innate desire for good developer experiences * Experience building and engaging communities * Have previously delivered high quality code samples and documentation that others use to successfully onboard and build * Track record of pursuing self-directed side projects, research, or open source projects * The ability to learn new technologies and adopt new tools (Oracle specific knowledge is a plus, but not required); working knowledge of at least one major vendor's cloud platform * Experience of some or all the following o DevOps/GitOps * Docker, Kubernetes * Terraform, Jenkins, Git * Agile development methodologies (Scrum, Agile) o Coding Skills * Java, JavaScript, SQL * Linux, shell scripting * Confident and successful in conducting developer engagements so he/she can act as a trusted advocate of Oracle's Cloud * Excellent presentation and communication skills * Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail (moved at end) * Fluency on English language (verbal and writing) is a must. Another major language would be considered an added asset (Spanish/Chinese/Portuguese) * Bachelor or Master, ideally in Computer Sciences, Engineering or related field. Advanced degree would be considered an added asset. * Flexibility regarding work schedule and travel * 5-8+ years of experience in an "evangelist" role preferred, Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

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