Man, it's just my luck. Here I am, happily ensconced in a great job doing something I love (and using Ruby to do it) in a situation that's nearly perfect for my family, and along comes a job announcement fit to make me drool. It's kind of like a mini mid-life crisis. Oh well, since I'm not planning on chasing it, I thought I'd share it out here for all of you folks.
CodeGear, a Borland startup, is looking for Ruby evangelists. They're looking for people with:
- Intense experience with Ruby Ruby on Rails
- Strong knowledge of the World Wide Web technologies including XML, SOAP, WSDL, AJAX, etc.
- Ability to present in front of groups of people
- Exemplary writing, blogging, and product demonstration skills
- Good organizational skills
- Ability to follow through and prioritize
Here's their "Detailed Outline of Responsibilities":
- Developer community evangelist:
- Demo product and present at industry events
- Present at User Groups and SIGs
- Deliver CodeGear's strategic vision/mission
- Give technical presentations, write articles, create videos
- Bring community feedback to the CodeGear R&D team
- Leverage luminaries and leaders to help our products.
- Direct technical content development:
- Write articles on subject topics for the developer community web site and other web and magazine sites
- Build case studies, success stories, and developer profiles.
- Tool and Component Builders - CodeGear Outreach:
- Help 3rd party tools integrate with CodeGear products
- Solicit new 3rd party companies to support CodeGear efforts.
If you are interested, contact David Intersimone. Good luck, I'm sure there are a ton of people who'd love to land this job.