Technical Evangelist - DX, Business Development and Evangelism in Redmond, WA

TitleTechnical Evangelist - DX
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionBusiness Development and Evangelism
Date AddedDecember 5, 2014
Open Positions1

Are you curious about how others approach programming? Are you genuinely passionate about software, computing, and all types of technology? Are you a trend-spotter? Are you able to function outside of your natural comfort zone, having technical conversations with some of the world's brightest developers? Are you ready to learn more than you ever thought possible?

Channel 9 is looking for an excellent conversationalist with a strong developer background. You must be proactive, articulate and driven, able to make complex subjects understandable to a broad audience and not be afraid to say you don't understand something, because if you don't understand it, some part of our audience probably doesn't either.

Come join the team that changed the way Microsoft connects with developers. In this role the successful candidate will be responsible for strategy, planning, and execution for conversational videos with developers, coverage and hosting of developer events, and hosting key live Microsoft events. Your main focus is to dream up the interviews that you as a developer would love to watch. We are looking for someone who likes talking but loves listening and having interesting conversations about advanced technical programming subjects. You must be able to host live shows and adapt conversations on the fly. You need to be expert at having technical interviews, prepared and off the cuff. You must understand developer communities and the Channel 9 culture. An active passion for connecting with customer and diving deep into core Microsoft developer products is required. A background in digital video filming and production skills are helpful. A strong storytelling background is important.

For the right person, this is a dream job. You'll have the full support of Microsoft along with the freedom to have incredibly interesting freeform conversations across the world in videos that developers will watch for years to come. There is no comparable opportunity like this anywhere else in technology.

The ideal candidate will be well versed in Microsoft's tools and technologies with knowledge spanning a variety of programming languages and industry trends. You would be a member of a small team responsible for finding the most compelling stories that are both fascinating and useful to developers. You must have a passion for generating excitement in the developer community, both in person and through online and social media. You will partner closely with our audience teams to deliver amazing stories.

Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills are important traits of a successful candidate.

Microsoft 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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