Red Hat Open Source Community Manager in Brno, Czech Republic
At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.
The Red Hat Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team is looking for an Open Source Community Manager to lead community development activities in Brno, Czech Republic. Red Hat has over 1000 associates in Brno; they have a solid internal community and presence in the local technical community and global open source software communities. In this role, you’ll work with our Brno associates, members of the OSAS team, and open source software communities within the Czech Republic. You’ll need to have experience growing in-person communities and online open source software communities to help us continue to foster the Red Hat community as well as our efforts in the more global open source software communities in Brno. This position will require some travel, primarily within Europe and occasionally to North America or Asia.
Primary job responsibilities
Work with internal stakeholders, including Brno Red Hat University initiatives, Brno leadership council, and engineering teams to define Red Hat’s plans for the Red Hat Brno community as well as plans for their involvement in local and global open source software technologies
Participate in the global strategy for a series of large, global, developer-focused community events
Plan and carry out DevConf.cz, a large developer and community event in Brno
Design and deliver initiatives to grow communities
Maintain and improve onboarding materials for new employees
Participate in event planning and organization, attend events on behalf of projects, and help coordinate attendance of other associate
Develop and manage a budget
Participate in user and developer discussions and identify barriers to success for contributors and users
Report on community metrics and developments both internally and externally
Create and implement a community promotion strategy; prepare publicity materials like blog posts, podcasts, and videos and support other members of the community in the creation of publicity materials
Solid understanding of open source software
Good written and verbal language skills in English and Czech
Record of creating, documenting, and carrying out, or helping to carry out plans; record of getting buy-in
Solid organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks according to their short- or long-term goal status
Experience developing and managing budgets
Experience with open source developer communities, understanding of development processes and communities
Proven experience using social media tools to promote plans and communities
Proven ability to work across teams in an organization to help meet multiple expectations
Experience running in-person events
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Job ID 67696
Category Software Engineering