IBM Developer Advocate in AUSTIN, Texas

Job Description

The Cloud Developer Advocate is a technical role with the mission of engaging with a broad community of developers and creating excitement around developer-related technologies. This position is a great opportunity to help improve the perception IBM cloud and to increase usage of cloud, containers, and serverless through marketing programs as well as engagement with key accounts. As an Cloud Developer Advocate, you represent IBM to the developer community, helping to win hearts and minds over to IBM technologies.

What you will do:

  • Develop content, educational materials, and demonstrate applications on IBM Cloud to demonstrate value and build excitement

  • Encourage participation of the developer community in programs to increase primary tools and platform adoption

  • Attend and speak at conferences, user meetups, and hackathons to connect with developers and understand how we can best serve them and make them successful

  • Bring credibility and enthusiasm to technology conversations with developers, developer managers, and senior management

  • Partner with other developers and community influencers to extend the presence of IBM in the Cloud and Kubernetes community

  • Engage influencers and third-party communities

  • Maintain broad technical knowledge about IBM products, competitor products, and open source projects, and speak to future releases

  • Become a thought leader in the market and a voice for Kubernetes and Containers developers inside IBM

  • Create new market opportunities by identifying innovative solutions to expand developer engagement

  • Success in this role is measured by the growth and retention of users on IBM Cloud and related offerings

Who you are:

You love to build applications and create solutions collaboratively with other developers, and derive job satisfaction from helping others learn

You are an expert with Operations and containers and are knowledgeable about the broader ecosystem

You are able to converse with a broad range of developer technologies and communities

You have passion, curiosity, technical depth, and exceptional communication and presentation skills

You have a genuine interest in solving developer problems with cloud computing, and the untapped potential of IBM technology

You are actively involved in developer community groups

You have good marketing skills and business sense

You possess a strong software developer background, write code, and share what you know

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Operations/System Administration/Linux

  • SSH

  • Some programming

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Containers,

  • Kubernetes,

  • Serverless,

  • Cloud Foundry,

  • Z,

  • Cloud Object Storage.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.