VP / Chief Open Source Advocate

Sysdig   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Information Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 52 days ago

What You'll Be Doing

Reporting directly to our Founder and CTO (also co-founder of the company behind Wireshark) you will help nurture and grow a robust and engaged community around Sysdig's Open Source technology. You'll be driving adoption of all of our Open Source projects/initiatives, driving their roadmap, leading their engineering, and being their principal advocate both internally and externally.

What Your Core Priorities Will Be

  • Be Sysdig's overall Open Source champion, managing and growing a talented team
  • Prioritize Open Source initiatives internally, working closely with our CTO and Head of Engineering
  • Shape the roadmap of Sysdig's OS projects and develop all ecosystem repositories
  • Work closely with Sysdig's Open Source engineers to implement our Open Source roadmap
  • Be a critical liaison between our development community and internal engineering teams
  • Collaborate with our engineering teams to properly integrate our OS initiatives with the rest of our product portfolio
  • Increase our open source engagement, shape and drive open source metrics
  • Be the face of Sysdig within the community, at events and conferences
  • Represent Sysdig, and in particular our Falco Open Source project, in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)
  • Drive adoption of our OS projects within the Enterprise Space

What You Should Bring

  • Substantial development experience and a strong open source exposure
  • Proven history of open source contribution, advocacy and public speaking
  • Participation/leadership in open source decision-making bodies
  • Experience hiring and managing a team of advocates and/or engineers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong project management / leadership skills
  • Desire to work in a transparent open-source structure with many contributors
  • A formal training in CS and the ability to take a deep dive on design decisions with core engineers
  • Passion for enabling fundamental digital rights for all internet users.