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AppD Technical Evangelist - US DevOps and Cloud

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Strategy & Marketing Organization | Location: Flexible, US

About Us

AppDynamics is an application performance monitoring solution that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to provide real-time visibility and insight into IT environments. With our unique AIOps solution, you can take the right action at exactly the right time with automated anomaly detection, rapid root-cause analysis, and a unified view of your entire application ecosystem, including private and public clouds.  Using AppDynamics, youll finally align IT, DevOps, and the business around the information that helps you protect your bottom line and deliver flawless customer experiences at scale.

About the Role

The AppDynamics Technical Evangelism team is focused on educating modern enterprise developers and IT operations professionals in the best practices for addressing performance and customer experience in todays complex, multi-cloud world. Our role is to ensure AppDynamics position as a thought leader and grow our community by continuously engaging with these technical practitioners through all channels.

Location: Flexible, US (Remote)

As a Technical Evangelist you will:

      Create professional presentations that break down complex technical topics and deliver core concepts to the intended audience.

      Attend and speak at conferences (virtually and in person), serving as a trusted advisor to technical practitioners of all stripes.

      Create and share video presentations.

      Publish blog posts, webinars and other content which highlights best practices, outline new technologies, and provide thought-leading insights.

      Act as a subject matter expert, providing technical guidance and industry insights to marketing and product teams.

      Champion practitioners needs internally by providing feedback to the product and engineering teams on current and upcoming products and features.

      Build a following of passionate technical practitioners who want to evolve in their careers, ensuring they are delivering software that provides tremendous customer experience and drives desired business outcomes.

Required skills:

      Experience as a current or former technical practitioner (E.g., Developer, SRE, DevOps Engineer, IT Operations Engineer, Sales Engineer, etc.).

      An in-depth understanding of technologies and practices relevant to DevOps and Cloud: e.g., microservices, containerization, infrastructure as code, IaaS and PaaS, etc.).

      Familiarity with the full breadth of the software development and DevOps lifecycles.

      The interest and ability to quickly become proficient with new and emerging technologies.

      A desire and talent to explain complex technical topics clearly and concisely while inspiring developers: verbally, in writing, on stage, and through video.

      The drive to get out there and talk to the practitioner community, in-person and online (ideally evidenced by existing social media connections, prior speaking engagements, online forum participation, etc).

      Responsive and authentic in your community interactions; you get enjoyment from teaching new skills and ways of thinking.

      A great listener; youre not afraid to look at things from different angles and accept theres something new for you to learn or consider

      Ability to travel domestically and internationally up 50% of the time.

      *Note: currently there is a travel restriction in place until Oct. 31st, 2020.

Bonus skills:

      Prior experience working as a technical or developer evangelist/advocate and building practitioner communities

      Familiarity with APM and related technologies

      Experience with AWS, Azure, and Kubernetes

      Existing knowledge of AI/ML and an interest in AIOps

      Experience with video recording tools and techniques (extra points if you have a portfolio of videos youve already produced)


Culture is an extremely important part of what makes AppDynamics such an amazing place to work, and the evangelism team will strive to embody this culture to the fullest. We will work together to continuously improve our skills through team trainings, reviews, and revisions. Our goal will be to become the team that everyone else points to as the exemplar of what evangelism can be, and have a lot of fun while doing it! We also know that burnout is real, and treat our team members as people, not assets. Your family, friends, and personal life should take an equal standing with your professional life, and we support that. Does this sound like something you want to be a part of?


      Medical, dental, vision coverage

      401k match (4.5%)

      4 weeks PTO, 5 days paid volunteer time off, 14 holidays (including 1 birthday PTO and 1 floating holiday)

      Mandatory company shut down between Christmas and New Years

      $7,500 yearly tuition / training assistance

      Charitable donation matching up to $10,000 per year

      Wellness perks (gym, hobbies, education, store discounts, personal finance)

      Extensive network of partner hotel and airline choices

      Realistic daily allowance for meals and expenses while traveling

      Comfortable and stylish team swag (we want you to look and feel good while representing the team, and yes, we spent weeks deciding on the best backpack, and were proud of it!)

Just a note

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: AppDynamics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any AppDynamics employee. AppDynamics will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of AppDynamics.

AppDynamics is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other unlawful factor.  AppDynamics complies with all applicable laws, including those regarding consideration of qualified applicants with criminal histories (such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance).  If your disability makes it difficult for you to use this site, please contact recruiting@appdynamics.com.  AppDynamics participates in E-Verify.


Posted: 2020-04-17 Expires: 2020-06-22
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