Zephyr Community and Documentation Manager (Remote)

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The Zephyr Project is a Linux Foundation hosted Collaboration Project. It’s an open source collaborative effort uniting developers and users in building a best-in-class small, scalable, real-time operating system (RTOS) optimized for resource-constrained devices, across multiple architectures.

Job Description

The Zephyr Project (Zephyr) is seeking a community and documentation manager to help grow and support the global Zephyr ecosystem.

Ideally, you have experience helping new developers become productive in a project by providing effective documentation, being able to explain the new technical features of a project, evangelize the project to developer communities and meetups, getting volunteers participating in tasks beyond code development, and managing communities. You value the power of a diverse human network to sustain and grow technology communities, and you foster building connections between people. You look at a long-term, healthy global community of developers and others as a meaningful legacy which you are profoundly motivated to build.

Responsibilities

  • You will be a key member of the Zephyr/LF staff working closely with project community members along with Zephyr technical and marketing teams. 

  • You will help identify, cultivate and promote work being built by the community. 

  • You will also play a key role in gathering and sharing the needs of the broader user community with Zephyr staff and members.

  • Coordinate project documentation activities and identify areas requiring documentation, tutorials and demos and work with maintainers to fill the gaps

  • Keep consistency between different guides.

  • Help update and improve the stylistic and other guidelines for future doc contributions to Zephyr.

Qualifications

  • Technical skills: You are hands-on with Zephyr and Embedded technologies

  • Speaking skills: You have experience giving presentations and love crafting presentations for a specific audience, from developers to the C suite.

  • Advocacy skills: You can act as a champion for the needs of the Zephyr project

  • Writing skills: You have written articles, case studies, books and blog posts showcasing your technical acumen.

  • Experience writing technical documentation and familiarity with the concept of public APIs and API specifications and experience with producing documentation in “ReStructured Text” (RST) and using tools for document generation.

  • Organizational skills: You can help organize the community meetup and track key metrics, and coordinate translation activities.

  • ​​Have a track record of engaging and growing digital communities with very active participants

  • Willing to shift schedules to accommodate the challenges presented by working with colleagues and members across the globe!

  • Able to travel, including internationally, several times a year to attend events once conditions permit again.

  • You have 5+ years of experience in open source engineering, community management, product management or sales engineering.

  • Experience working with open source projects and communities.

  • Ideal: you have “influencer” status in the embedded community. When you talk, people listen.

  • You are an open source pragmatist at heart!

Additional Information

The Linux Foundation is an all-remote-work organization that hires world-class talent. We are as passionate about providing a flexible and supportive work culture as we are about open-source software. Collaboration is in our DNA, and we pride ourselves on being able to work closely together while not being tied to an office. We offer exceptional benefits - e.g., top-of-the-line healthcare, unlimited PTO, Flex Fridays, and a 100% 401k match (up to the IRS-defined limit per year).

The Linux Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage anyone interested to apply! All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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