is reinventing how it engages the US Startup
ecosystem. We are looking for a highly motivated, visible, and senior Technical Evangelist
to lead our Startup
plans in the Silicon Valley Metro
. In this position you'll become the go to person on all Startup
related strategies and activities from working with Startups
1:1 to being the main point of contact for our partners and their ecosystems.
As a member of national Startup
team you will engage the community through live events, community support, influencer engagement, online scale, and creative new programs to both enable greater reach and depth of engagement. This is a highly technical role with the mission of engaging and inspiring the broad community of Startups
and their founders to foster adoption of Microsoft
The visibility for this role is significant both outside and inside Microsoft
and will require a candidate who holds strong relations within the Metro's
startup community and can regularly engage with Sr. Microsoft
executives. By joining the US Developer Experience
team you will own the responsibility of enabling Microsoft
to become an important, creditable, and proven partner in the Startup
This Technical Evangelist
is responsible for:
commitment to the OSS
community and demonstrating our capabilities through hands on workshops, 1st and 3rd party events, and 1:1 engagements with Startups
and their founders.
and creating technical assets such as sample code, contributions to open source projects, demos, and how-to guidance for use at in-person events and online
impactful technical content at events and through online channels
the startup developer communities in person and online
relationships with the local startup community and influencers
adoption of Microsoft
platforms including Microsoft Azure
, Windows Phone
, and web development in the local startup community.
to work a non-traditional schedule at times (startup hours) to ensure we are able to meet with developers in their environments.
, proven, technical skills and understanding of open source tools and platforms (including client, cloud, web and DevOps
technical acumen and ability to learn and teach others about Microsoft's
communication and presentation skills (you should like presenting!)
to communicate effectively with both startup founders and technical staff
- A track record of writing and debugging code
for technology and software development
- A Bachelor's Degree
(B.S./B.A.) is a requirement for the role (Computer Science
knowledge of the startup ecosystem including the local community.
- Previous Startup
travel is required (25%)
In summary, DX is committed to driving broad platform adoption and developing a vibrant ecosystem of developers, partners, startups, and customers. Our role is to help secure applications and services for Microsoft
platforms, now and in the future, and we do this with integrity, through collaboration, and with passion.
is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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