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South Jordan, Utah - USD Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Join Pluralsight on our mission to democratize professional technology learning, and bring cloud engineering and architecture education to tens of thousands of security professionals across the globe! Pluralsight is currently hiring a remote Author Evangelist specializing in cloud administration, engineering, operations, and architecture, to work Full time producing a powerful core of cloud content for our library. This position will include valuable opportunities to maintain your leadership in the field, through participation in conferences, symposia, and other engagements, and an opportunity to help educate the next generation of security professionals.
What you'll own:
Pluralsight Author Evangelists are a unique breed of technical professional, combining years of in-the-trenches experience, topical leadership, and amazing teaching and communications skills. As an Author Evangelist, you must be able to:
  • Develop educational content to be published on the Pluralsight platform
  • Speak and represent Pluralsight at industry conferences and events
  • Help promote Pluralsight at industry events, in blogging, and white papers targeting designated content areas
  • Work with the Pluralsight Marketing teams to help promote yourself, and Pluralsight, as experts and thought leaders
  • Recruit new authors for Pluralsight and introduce our Acquisition Editors to leading experts and trainers
  • Provide assistance in shaping the voice for our enterprise sales lead generation campaigns
  • Mentor and assist new authors with course creation, the transition to video presentation and brand development in the industry
  • Help identify industry trends in designated content areas
  • Produce slides (using Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, or compatible), using templates, to a provided set of standards and practices.
  • Set up and operate audiovisual equipment for narrating and editing screen capture- and slide-based presentations.
  • Use screen-recording and video-editing software to capture demonstrations and produce finished content to Pluralsight standards.
  • Demonstrate strong narration skills
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills
  • Be a capable and enthusiastic lifelong learner, capable of picking up new techniques, processes, and technologies through continuous and rigorous research and self-directed study.
  • Ideally, already be published (including books, articles, blogs, and so on), and/or have a presenter presence at industry conferences and events, and already have established, or have taken steps to establish, a personal brand for yourself and your expertise.
Experience you'll need:
  • 5+ years of experience in applied cloud administration, operations, architecture, and engineering, across major cloud platforms including AWS and Microsoft Azure.
  • We note that cloud technologies have been in common use for only about 5 years; well-qualified candidates will also have a total of 10+ years experience in on-premises IT operations, including server support, virtualization operations, network engineering, monitoring, troubleshooting, and so on.
  • Familiarity with cloud development tasks and technologies on major cloud platforms
  • Deep knowledge of cloud automation interfaces and tools
  • Ability to design, create, secure, monitor, maintain, configure, and deliver services running on cloud infrastructure, including IaaS and PaaS offerings.
  • Strong familiarity with cloud-related on-premises technologies, including NoSQL, MySQL/MariaSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, Windows Server, Linux, Scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell, Configuration technologies like Chef and Puppet, and so on.
Job candidates will be required to prepare and submit a 10-minute Author Audition showcasing their teaching and communications skills. A Pluralsight Acquisitions Editor will work with selected candidates to help them understand, plan for, and prepare the Audition video.
Candidates are urged to review videos by some existing Pluralsight Author Evangelists, such as Greg Shields, Jason Helmick, Tim Warner, and Simon Allardice, to understand the level of professionalism, confidence, and expertise required of this job role.

Work Location
The Author Evangelist role is expected to work remotely from a home office or other self-arranged location. Candidates should give careful thought to their ability to create a quiet and distraction-free work environment for themselves.

South Jordan, Utah, United States of America
5/16/2018 3:47:30 PM

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