Senior Developer Advocate, CDN and Serverless
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Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline
4+ years' experience years in the technology industry in a technical, product management, or evangelism/advocacy role
5+ years' experience with at least one of the following programming languages: Java, Node.js, Python, Ruby, Go, C#/.Net, PHP
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking a talented, self-directed Senior Developer Advocate to drive the development and adoption of Amazon CloudFront and Lambda@Edge. Amazon CloudFront is a global content delivery service and one of the cornerstones of AWS. We bring the Internet closer to end users, speeding up the user experience. CloudFront integrates with other Amazon Web Services to give developers and businesses an easy way to distribute content (webpages, games, movies, live streams, etc.) to end users with low latency and high data transfer speeds. AWS Lambda@Edge brings serverless to the CloudFront edge . Lambda@Edge offers customers serverless edge computing environment to implement advanced application logic closer to the viewers delivering better performance, scalability and security.
In this role, you will partner closely with teams across AWS to ensure developers delivering media, applications and APIs to global audience have an easy way to discover AWS and create compelling next-generation solutions. You will champion and guide them in the migration and/or building of low-latency streaming and serverless web architectures through advocacy and content generation. You will combine your unbridled passion and enthusiasm for developers with your unmatched creativity to generate grass-roots attention and support for serverless and performance-optimized development on AWS across developers, key industry opinion makers and technologists.
Ideally, you are someone who has written code, operated infrastructure, and can get in the technical weeds with the best of them. You get great satisfaction from guiding developers and enterprises towards a technology you believe in. You have immediate credibility with developers evidenced by your following on mediums such as GitHub, , and Medium, but are equally comfortable working with decision makers at large enterprises. You love to share your passion with others and exhibit good judgment in selecting strategic opportunities to do so. You don't just want to be part of an industry movement, you want to be out front leading it. If this sounds like you, this is your dream job. Your responsibilities will include:
Your responsibilities will include:
Help to shape and deliver on our strategy for how to drive developer adoption of Amazon CloudFront, Lambda@Edge and the extended edge services and application architectures
Deliver compelling presentations, product demos, sample solutions, technical blogs, and discussions to drive adoption of AWS's content delivery portfolio and related AWS offerings
Creating tech talks, live streams, white papers and tutorials about emerging technologies and industry developments
Support the product teams in helping to analyze, update, re-design and create compelling web and online experiences and easy learning opportunities for developers aiming to get started with building low-latency serverless web and mobile applications
Gaining industry recognition and credibility as a regular attendee, panelist and keynote speaker at technology conferences, trade shows and press events
Maintaining a strong and credible presence in social media channels relevant to developers
Scaling, extending and driving global expansion of existing community focused programs, for example: Hackathons, User Communities, and Serverless Heroes
Seeding the development of tools and code samples contributed to public code repositories and blogs by working with serverless enthusiasts in the field and working with the open source developer community
Collaborating with internal teams to help define the product road map, market positioning, and developer program initiatives
6+ years in the technology industry in a technical, product management, or evangelism/advocacy role
Superior oral and written communication skills, including public speaking
The ability to work cooperatively with, and gain the respect of, software developers is a must
A willingness to travel and the ability to work autonomously
Strong technical acumen and experience with emerging web development frameworks, media delivery / CDN industry
A firm understanding of API based services, distributed systems, data stores, databases and security basics
Experience writing code, committing to open source projects, understanding of the community mechanisms of open source projects
An active participant in social media platforms such as , YouTube, Medium, GitHub, and Twitch
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.
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