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Developer Advocate, Open Source and InnerSource

Company: Intuit
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:


Are you passionate about being at the forefront of cloud-native technologies, APIs, and do you thrive on sharing that passion with others in helping them build world-class products?

As a Developer Advocate at Intuit, you will be a core contributor to our community outreach and spread the word, both internal and external communities, about Intuit's open-source projects, Intuit platform capabilities, APIs, and our application and service development platforms to help developers and operators create awesome products. You will be an excellent storyteller using various media including blogs, webinars, demos, and documentation.

This role is at the cutting edge of cloud-native, open-source technologies, developer experiences, and API platforms (REST and GraphQL) and you will work closely with product management, developer marketing, technical learning, and engineering teams to evangelize technologies such as Kubernetes, Argo, Istio, public cloud, observability, scalable distributed systems, and AI/MLOps.

The ideal candidate will have technical marketing or evangelism experience with hands-on technology skills, coupled with deep customer empathy and a track record of producing and communicating engaging content.

What you'll bring

  • 3+ years of experience in delivering technical content to developer and DevOps teams
  • Hand-on experience with and a solid understanding of the cloud-native ecosystem, developer tools, and APIs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; comfortable presenting to large audiences
  • Confident in articulating value propositions, yet able to seamlessly drop into technical details when needed
  • Able to write sample code in Python or Go; developer background a plus; ability to write sample code in React and understanding of web applications is a nice to have
  • Good understanding of defining and building SaaS services, products, and infrastructure at scale
  • Previous experiences working with open source products and engaging with the community, either internally or externally
  • Undergraduate degree required; computer science, electrical engineering, math, science, or a related technical discipline preferred, equivalent professional experience will be considered
    How you will lead

    • Create engaging content around Intuit's open source engagements and products
    • Engage with developers and participate in developer forums; create samples, guides, tutorials, and blogs to ensure an excellent experience, both for internal and external developers
    • Work closely with partners and open source communities, such as CNCF, GraphQL Foundation, to coordinate marketing collateral and initiatives
    • Be an evangelist for the Intuit development platform, Development Portal, and open source projects both internally and externally by speaking at conferences, meetups, community meetings.
    • Be customer-obsessed, acting as the voice of developers and Intuit's customers in creating and operationalizing world-class SaaS platforms
    • Help improve our products by providing feedback on API design, platform usability, and functionality
    • Participate in and grow the communities around Intuit's involvement in open source.

Keywords: Intuit, Mountain View , Developer Advocate, Open Source and InnerSource, IT / Software / Systems , Mountain View, California

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