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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Developer Advocate, Nigeria, AWS Developer Relations

Job ID: 2128467
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • Do you love getting hands-on with technology and sharing your enthusiasm for cloud computing with the wider tech community?
  • The Developer Advocate for Amazon Web Services will join a creative, experienced and energetic organization that is responsible for helping to drive the development and adoption of AWS services.
  • In this role, you’ll combine your technical skills, passion and enthusiasm with your unmatched creativity to generate grass-roots attention and support for AWS among key industry innovators and technologists in Nigeria and West Africa, as well as globally.
  • Ideally, you’re someone who comes from a software and/or infrastructure background, but has an unmet need to be on stage guiding the broader industry towards a technology you firmly believe in.
  • You have immediate credibility with Startups, Developers, Architects, IT Managers and/or CIOs. 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.

Key Capabilities

  • As a Builder, you will dive deep to deliver audience-focused technical presentations, and to curate and build actionable technical content. You’ll keep your technical skills updated constantly, always maintaining a baseline understanding of the latest core AWS services, and then adding breadth and depth as required by their specialty or audience needs.
  • As a Strategist, you’ll keep the “big picture” in mind and always look for opportunities to maximize customer value, constantly driving efficiencies on processes and mechanisms.
  • As a Teacher, you’ll provide technical guidance for Builders to be successful with the cloud, simplifying the complex and tailoring your message to the needs of the audience.
  • As an Ambassador, you’ll build long-term relationships with Builders and their communities, feeding back insights to help shape AWS go-to-market strategy, programs and products. You’ll also identify and develop external AWS advocates, helping to scale our programs.
  • As an Influencer, you’ll use your unique personality and authentic content to help attract Builders to AWS and keep them engaged and inspired to Build.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Gaining industry recognition and credibility as a regular attendee and speaker at AWS and third party technology conferences, shows and press events.
  • Curating, developing and delivering compelling presentations, sample solutions, and discussions to help drive awareness and adoption of AWS services.
  • Collaborating with internal teams to define program initiatives for technical audiences, market positioning, gathering customer feedback, and nurturing and growing technical communities.
  • Creating and maintaining relevant content (demos, videos, blogs, screencasts, books, and other mediums), covering AWS services along with emerging technologies and industry developments.
  • Maintaining a strong and credible presence in social media channels relevant to technical audiences.
  • Working with your worldwide counterparts to share best practices and help build a best-in-the-industry developer relations organization.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of hands-on technical experience with cloud computing infrastructure, application development platforms and popular programming languages, operations and/or security
  • 2+ years in a customer facing role or a role which involved public speaking
  • Superior oral and written communication skills in English
  • Outstanding public speaking, content creation, and presentation skills (in person and online), and experience working with technical communities.
  • Willingness to travel and ability to work autonomously
  • Able to work in a diverse team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant experience in IT Infrastructure and/or software development, with special emphasis in areas of Compute, Storage, Databases, Networking, Application Services, Machine Learning, Big Data and/or distributed computing
  • Practical experience in cloud computing, architecture, systems or application design, development or operations. Existing knowledge of the AWS platform a bonus.
  • Working knowledge and experience with social/online marketing coupled with prior experience in product definition, bring-to-market strategies and/or setting an industry standard.
  • A history of successful speaking engagements, online content creation, industry influence, and/or recognition in technology publications is preferred.
  • Success in nurturing, engaging with, and growing large technical communities
  • While not a requirement, oral and written communication skills in French are an added value.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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