Community & Developer Relations Program Manager at Docker
Bellevue, WA, US / San Francisco, CA, US / Raleigh, NC, US / Indianapolis, IN, US


The global Docker community is the heart of Docker’s success and we are looking to add a special person to our team of two. As a Community & DevRel Program Manager, you will grow and support the Docker community and our developers and devops practitioners. The ideal person is passionate about enabling community members - offline and online - is personable, has a creative flare, comfortable with public speaking, an excellent writer, and respectful of other cultures. You are organized and have a knack for managing and scaling programs that deliver true value to community members.

This person will ideally be based out of one of our office locations:  San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Indianapolis, IN or Raleigh, NC

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Catalyzing conversation and making connections within the Docker Community + Community Leaders
  • Driving education, connection and advocacy within the Docker Community + Docker Community Leaders
  • Managing a large group of Community Leaders who run Docker user groups worldwide
  • Planning and executing Global Event Series - virtual and in real life
  • Supporting community efforts at DockerCon and other Docker-sponsored events
  • Managing program budget, vendor relationships and tracking and reporting on program goals

Required skills and abilities:

  • 2+ years experience in community or volunteer management
  • Experience working with the developer and/or IT Pro community
  • Experience in event management
  • Data driven decision making
  • Ability to communicate well with people from all cultures
  • Proactive approach to solving inefficiencies
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams

Nice to have skills + experience:

  • Public speaking experience
  • Experience managing vendors
  • Second language
  • Docker user
  • Experience coaching technical speakers
  • Experience with open source

Competencies:

  • A team player but also likes to take ownership and can work autonomously
  • Strong planning, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Balance between creative and analytical mindset
  • Excellent communication skills with people at all levels
  • Passion for Docker and the technology industry

Docker is the leader in the containerization market, combining an enterprise-grade container platform with world-class services to give developers and IT alike the freedom to build, manage and secure applications without the fear of technology or infrastructure lock-in. Today’s organizations are under pressure to digitally transform their business but are constrained by a diverse portfolio of applications, clouds and premises-based infrastructures. Docker unlocks the potential of every organization with a container platform that brings traditional applications and microservices built on Window, Linux and mainframe into an automated and secure supply chain, advancing dev to ops collaboration. As a result, organizations report a 300 percent improvement in time to market, while reducing operational costs by 50 percent. Inspired by open source innovation and a rich ecosystem of technology and go-to-market partners, Docker’s container platform and services are used by millions of developers and more than 550 Global 10K commercial customers including ADP, GE, MetLife, PayPal and Societe Generale.