Lead Developer Advocate

Dell Long Beach, California
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November 17, 2022
Long Beach, California

Lead Developer Advocate

Be a part of a team that's ensuring Dell Technologies' product integrity and customer satisfaction. Our IT Software Engineer team turns business requirements into technology solutions by designing, coding and testing/debugging applications, as well as documenting procedures for use and constantly seeking quality improvements.

Join us as a Lead Developer Advocate on our Dell Technologies Developer Relations team in Austin, Texas to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you'll achieve

Dell Technologies is made up of passionate people with diverse backgrounds. The Developer Relations team is looking to drive engagement with developer and DevOps communities to expand Dells positive impact. As one of a handful of Lead Developer Advocates, you will be expected to turn your passion for developers into engaging the communities through multiple interfaces. You will be expected to turn your passion for people to enabling customer through discussing agile methodologies, solving DevOps oriented problems from the top down, to explain a use case or presenting at conferences/forums helping to educate developers and leaders on how Dell, open source, and technologies can solve their problems. You will be the face of Dell in these developer communities.

In your role as a Lead Developer Advocate you will also be expected to advocate for the community with internal projects to ensure Dell is delivering an amazing Developer Centric Experience to our customers. You will also be taking a leadership role in helping us create and drive the DevOps strategy across Dell. We are looking for industry influencers who have a passion for technology, APIs, and helping make the industry a better place.  

You will:

  • Create engaging content for external DevOps oriented developers (videos, tutorials, sample apps, etc.)
  • Be the voice of the developer and champion product improvements on their behalf
  • Engage with the Dell Technologies developer community in support forums & social media
  • Participate and speak in conferences, events, and hack-a-thons that highlight our products
  • Develop software prototypes and demo applications leveraging Dell APIs and SDKs

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here's what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • Experience building Developer Communities and working across multiple communities and customers
  • 5+ years of developer advocacy and evangelism
  • Experience speaking at technology conferences, blogging/writing technical articles with an existing follower base or contributing to an open source project.
  • Familiarity with modern methodologies, languages, frameworks, & best practices (Agile, TDD, Python, Go, Java, React, etc.)
  • Expert in multiple DevOps tools and principles (Pipelines, Git, code development, cloud native apps, Kubernetes, etc.)

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience writing content for developers (i.e., blogs or documentation)
  • Willingness to learn and work across multiple languages & platforms

Here's our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We're proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What's most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn't stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what's next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030  here .

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy  here .

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