We’re looking for a Developer Advocate to join Instana, an IBM company, the leading Enterprise Observability Platform for Dev + Ops teams. As a Developer Advocate you will engage with our users as well as our broader Developer, DevOps and SRE audience to help drive awareness and growth. In this highly technical role, you will be a cloud-native ecosystem influencer and champion of users’ needs. You will play a critical role in helping shape Instana’s messaging, creating content, engaging with the community and building Instana’s brand and throught leadership. The ideal candidate will have a background in engineering, strong written and verbal skills, strong presentation skills (building and delivering), and be a highly motivated self-starter who can operate at start-up speed. We provide a flexible and enjoyable work environment that values inclusion, equity, diversity, and global citizenship.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Coming up with innovative and creative ways to engage developers, SRE and DevOps engineers to build mindshare in a competitive environment
  • Be the public voice and face of Instana at conferences and events (in person and virtual). When it is safe to do so, having the ability to travel regularly to those conferences and events
  • Creating compelling content for blogs, webinars, videos, social media, and getting published to technology publications
  • Working closely with customers and prospects creating “first of its kind” demonstrations and “art of the possible” integrations that can be productized
  • Furthering relationships and reach with technology communities and organizations such as the CNCF
  • Partnering with Sales, Marketing, and Engineering as a thought leader and acting as a champion for customers and prospects
  • Ability to collaborate with third-parties to present and create content


Required Technical and Professional Expertise


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing and growing your personal digital brand/presence
  • 3 years experience in a technical role such as a software engineer, DevOps engineer, SRE, or cloud engineer with a working understanding of cloud-native technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • 3 years experience using monitoring solutions in your day to day job
  • 3 years experience creating blogs and other types of engineering-focused content
  • Strong project management skills with ability to handle multiple ongoing projects
  • Excellent presentation development and delivery skills


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


  • 5 years experience in a technical role such as a software engineer, DevOps engineer, SRE, or cloud engineer with a working understanding of cloud-native technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • 5 years experience using monitoring solutions in your day to day job
  • 5 years experience creating blogs and other types of engineering-focused content



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