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[vox-jobs] Job Opportunity,Linux Foundation - SF - Community Manager | Technical Evangelist
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[vox-jobs] Job Opportunity,Linux Foundation - SF - Community Manager | Technical Evangelist

Anyone who likes the open-source mission will love this position because they will have enormous impact within the Linux community.


The Linux Foundation (www.linux-foundation.org) is looking for a well-rounded, technical ISV manager to champion the needs of ISVs targeting the Linux platform. This person will have deep knowledge of application development and the Linux platform and will be able to translate ISV needs into products and programs through collaboration with the Linux Foundation engineering team. Good communication and writing skills are a must as this position is a hybrid of product management, relationship management and support. The right person is versatile and has a passion for application development and Linux. This is a unique, high visibility opportunity that affords many network and high impact opportunities.


Responsibilities of this position include:


* Maintain relationships with tier 1 and 2 ISV development organizations to promote the value of the LSB and the LSB tools (the SDK, SI, and Application Checker)


* Own the ISV experience at the Linux Foundation across all products and departments


* Gather requirements from ISVs and translate into products by collaborating with the engineering department. This person owns developer product management.


* Work with the CTO and Chief Platform Architect to get input from Tier 1 ISV's directly, and connect Tier 1 ISV's with the engineering department to provide direct support where necessary.


* Organize and run an ISV advisory council for Tier 1/2 ISV's and gather input re: requirements for the LSB, LSB tools, and the LDN.


* Working with the CTO and Chief Platform Architect, establish a high-level editorial agenda for the LSB channel of the Linux Developer Network. Work with the LDN editor to write new content and answer questions pertaining to the LSB on the LDN. Be the technical resource for articles for the LDN for checking and accuracy.


* Developing a program, with content and tools, that will help ISVs target Linux via the LSB and other Linux Foundation products.


Optimal knowledge for this position includes: C++, Linux distributions and writing applications for them, The GNU toolsets.


The person holding this position will be evaluated along the following lines:

1. How many ISVs are certifying are deriving value from the LSB? How do we measure this impact?

2. ISV participation in various Linux Foundation products: the Linux Developer Network, ISV conferences, CollaborationSummit, LSB workgroup.

3. What new products have they developed and how are those tools being used by ISVs. .

4. What experience does the ISV have certifying or getting support from Linux Foundation staff. This person is responsible for the ISVs overall experience with the Linux Foundation.



Katherine Bretz

650 213 8300


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