Community Architect

Linux Foundation Overview
The Linux Foundation is creating the greatest shared technology investment in history by enabling open source collaboration across companies, developers, and users. We are the organization of choice to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption.

Role Overview
The Hyperledger project is looking for a driven Community Architect who can foster a successful collaborative software development ecosystem for Hyperledger. They will be immersed in the technical contributor community, streamlining the process of getting new developers up to speed, collaborating, and contributing. They will also assist with technical conversations across projects, driving a holistic overarching architecture that makes sense to developers and the broader user community, and drive successful adoption of open source development practices across Hyperledger. Travel will vary by location, but a recurring presence in NYC, SF, Asia and Europe should be expected.

This role could be located anywhere in the US, Canada, or the UK, with a slight preference to San Francisco, New York, or London.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor all technical conversations and interactions across Hyperledger projects, guiding them in positive directions as necessary
  • Help individuals, including the Hyperledger staff, understand the technical landscape
  • Develop educational content for developers and non-developers
  • Participate in and contribute to technical working groups – phone calls, email, sometimes F2F
  • Travel to speak at conferences and provide mentorship or judging at Hackathons
  • Assist in the production of Hyperledger events and be our presence at third-party events
  • Research new collaboration and communication tools, and support as necessary
  • Run and support Hyperledger test networks, as necessary

Qualifications

  • Deep familiarity with Open Source software development practices and business models
  • Significant knowledge of the technical and business landscape around blockchain technology, with a focus on Hyperledger
  • Substantial history of technical contributions to existing Open Source projects
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adopt new programming languages and tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous engagement in the finance industry desired.

The Linux Foundation is a largely all-remote workforce that hires top-notch talent. We are as passionate about providing a flexible and supportive work culture as we are in 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: unlimited PTO (for US-based jobs, generous PTO elsewhere), 100% 401k match up to $18k, profit-sharing and exceptional healthcare plans.

The Linux Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Together with the worldwide open-source community, The Linux Foundation aims to solve the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. By partnering with the world’s leading developers and companies and providing the necessary tools, training, and events to scale any open source project, the nonprofit's services help create vibrant ecosystems to support the long-term growth of numerous open source projects.


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