Director, Technology Certification Program - Open Source PaaS / Cloud

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 02/03/2016 Industry: Management Job Number: 22307

Job Description

Category : Management
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale : USA
Id : 22307

#22307 Director, Technology Certification Program - Open Source PaaS / CloudLocation: San Francisco, CA, 94129Company:Our client is an open source project co-developed with an industry leader in the field of agile software development. They are opinionated about how software should be built ? they pair program, all-day every-day, because they know it delivers remarkable results. They test drive code, automate all regression tests, and continuously integrate. Work is done in small teams, and they rotate them frequently. They are committed to building systems that work without heroics.

Agile is not just for software development. Our client's cloud operations group is discovering new ways to operate systems using agile principles and practices such as pairing and test-driven development. Their days are intense, but they also make sure people have time off to relax, recharge, and refocus.
Our client is located in San Francisco, in a SOMA office near 4th and Howard St. To make sure you start your day energized, you'll be provided a catered breakfast every weekday morning, and unlimited snacks/drinks are of course available all day. Their collaborative, open-plan office space is filled with talented, like-minded folks who enjoy taking advantage of weekly Tech Talks, playing ping pong, and hanging out with their co-workers.Director, Technology Certification Program - Open Source PaaS / CloudOpportunity and Requirements

High Level Needs StatementCoordinate and grow the Certification program. The certification program management needs are based on the goals of (1) expanding and managing the existing Certified PaaS program and (2) initiating other certification programs around service brokers and other logical points of extension. Required skills: ability to explain the certification program(s) to organizations, project management skills to track certificants through process, general understanding of the PaaS market, technical knowledge enough to help define detailed certification requirements. Activities:-Track existing certifications and renewals.-Ensure annual cycle of program requirement changes happens with openness and visibility (timely enough for vendors to track to plan).-Coordinate the annual Certified PaaS requirements annual updates.-Drive growth in the certified provider list (sell program benefits) and ensure limited churn by managing key contacts @ existing certified offerings to a high degree of satisfaction.-Define and implement extension (service brokers, etc ? ) certification program.-Push ecosystem adoption of "certified" mark's value through close coordination with marketing and communications team.-Respond to member (or other) questions about the certification program.-Manage incompatibility reports and resolutions.

Jon Piggins / Redfish TechnologyExecutive Recruiter, IT Sales & MarketingO: 208-788-8260E: jon[at]redfishtech[dot]comL: www.redfishtech.comRedfish Technology Building Growth-Mode Tech Companies with Hand-Picked Talent.

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