Sr. Director of Developer Relations

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Sr. Director of Developer Relations

Job description

Netdata is looking for an experienced Senior Director of Developer Relations to build and lead our community and developer outreach activities. Reporting to the VP of Product, you will enrich, educate and grow a vibrant community of professionals who share a passion for technology and problem solving.

All candidates for this position should have a solid track record of success in building and growing developer relations teams that include community, developer advocate, and education groups.


  • Build and execute strategies to make Netdata the most popular source / brand for technical information on infrastructure monitoring.

  • Launch and lead the Developer Relations program from inception through commercialization into a revenue-driving business, including building and nurturing an innovative and engaged community where ideas are exchanged both inside and outside of Netdata

  • Grow awareness, size, adoption and community engagement through active participation across various social media channels and outreach activities.

  • Lead Netdata’s open source contribution initiatives.

  • Build Netdata industry and community thought leadership through submissions for conferences (virtual and in-person, when possible), talks, and presentations at meetups and other community-building avenues.

  • Build a team of world-class developer advocates who evangelize Netdata solutions to the community and overall market.

  • Oversee and build out engaging online education experiences for Netdata users.

  • Partner with marketing and product teams to deliver engaging developer content for our blog, video, social media, and other outlets that empowers our community.

  • Explore development of a Developer Certification Program.

  • Create the tech stack and sample applications that help support a fast growing community

  • Evangelize product and solutions to community

  • Work on cross functional initiatives with product and marketing teams

  • Lead a global team of developer advocates and technical educators to build an active, loyal, and passionate technical community

  • Manage the developer journey from website to documentation to tools.

  • Capture, analyze, and share relevant developer insights with the product and engineering teams; act as the “Voice of the Developer” by championing developers with internal teams, translating developer needs into prioritized feature development.

  • Develop and capture KPIs to drive continuous improvement and the success of Developer Relations.

Job requirements

  • Prior experience managing or working in developer relations (e.g. as a technology evangelist or advocate, community manager, etc.)

  • Experience presenting at technical meetups, conferences, etc.

  • Experience writing technical blog posts/articles

  • Professional and engaging verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge and experience in IT stacks and infrastructure monitoring preferred, but not required.

  • Passionate for open source technologies.

  • Bachelor/Masters degree in relevant field.

  • Demonstrated ability to get buy-in from both direct reports and cross-functional teams

  • Excellent team skills with demonstrated enthusiasm and ability to lead in highly cross-functional, globally diverse organizations

  • Knowledgeable of developer products and tools as well as the IT industry as a whole.

  • Strong drive to listen to developer customers and translate their needs back to internal teams

Why join Netdata?

  • We are a team of industry veterans and senior tech pro’s that prioritize performance and ease of use over anything else.

  • We embrace remote work and great work-life balance.

  • We are solving hard problems that affect thousands of users and organizations worldwide.

  • We are deeply committed to Open Source and love our community.

  • We deeply care about system performance.

When you join Netdata, you can expect

  • A competitive salary.

  • A generous stock plan.

  • To join a venture-backed startup working with some of the most sophisticated investors of Silicon Valley.

  • To be part of our world-class team and interact with an amazing community.

  • To see first-hand how to grow and succeed in an engineering-first, open source-based company.

  • To find a culture that rewards doers.

Netdata is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment for everyone, regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military service or other non-merit factor.