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Microsoft Corporation Senior Cloud Advocate in Charlotte, North Carolina

The mission of the Developer Relations team is to win the hearts and minds of Developers through authenticity, community and technical engagement. The Cloud Developer Advocacy team is first and foremost pivoted on enabling a healthy ecosystem for technical communities to create and build things in the cloud.

As a Cloud Developer Advocate, you’ll be instrumental in building a large and vibrant community for Microsoft Azure. You’ll build and nurture great relationships with developers online and in your local city, create amazing samples and content. and will be focused on winning the hearts and minds of our technical audiences at scale

This role can be Remote and/or based in or near any of our offices in the United States.


  • Create content, videos, and samples from beginner to best practices that demonstrates how to develop, deploy, manage, and scale Azure applications.

  • Champion relevant Azure products and services in your local community at conferences, meetups, coding boot camps, online forums, Twitter, Stack Overflow, Hacker News, and more.

  • Network and build relationships with the top developer thought leaders in your local community and earn their trust and respect for Microsoft technologies.

  • Build relationships with key influencers, foster a healthy technical community, and collect and prioritize product feedback and technical blockers with engineering.

  • Scale your efforts by partnering with the Microsoft field and developers in community programs like Microsoft MVPs, Docker Captains, Oracle Java Champions, etc.

  • Win the hearts and minds of developers by building and/or contributing to key OSS projects and building cool, useful, or productive apps.

  • Use data, experiments, and customer feedback to drive growth in your community


Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of development experience.

  • Proven experience in engaging with developer communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid communication skills - ability to be both a strong technical writer as well as a dynamic public speaker.

  • Passion for helping developers connect people and communities through the cloud.

  • A self-starter that can manage and prioritize initiatives that will make our developers and platform the most successful.

  • Travel may be required depending on where local and national developer events are held.

  • Previous experience as a developer advocate, developer evangelist, or external developer-focused role.

  • Proven experience working with 3rd party communities, social media and blogging required.



Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at .

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