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Developer Relations Manager

Nairobi, Kenya
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Company Details
Name:Canonical
Industry: Information Technology and Services
Description: We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. We develop Ubuntu, the world’s most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000 contributors. Ubuntu means 'humanity to others'​. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation. Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world's biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world's most productive developers. Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation - Ubuntu is the future of open source, which is why its the fastest growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.
Job Description

What your day will look like

  • Build and lead a developer relations team at Canonical
  • Gain a deep understanding of snaps, Juju charms, or Docker containers
  • 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 on developing documentation
  • 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

What we are looking for in you

  • You love technology and working with brilliant people
  • You are curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable
  • You value soft skills and are passionate, 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 the following: 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
Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Part Time
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Name: Hiring Kenya

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