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OpenStack Foundation Marketing Internship

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and two references to Claire@OpenStack.org

Responsibilities:
As a key member of the team, you will be involved in several important functions within the marketing team:
• Work with the team to develop collateral such as case studies, slide deck presentations, newsletters, and blog posts.
• Assist in quarterly reporting to track growth of social channels and website
• Assist in planning and facilitating action items for the two 2014 Summits
• Provide support managing content, tracking and communicating with Summit registrants, sponsors, speakers, etc
• Assist promoting and planning special projects - Women of OpenStack, global user group birthday parties, etc
• Manage updating specific areas of website content - job announcements, event listings, supporting companies, etc.
• Assist in fulfillment of marketing promotional items for community and industry events - placing orders, tracking shipments, communicating with global event contacts  
Requirements:
• Must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week
• Must be a student pursuing or recently graduated (within the last 3 years); a B.A. in Marketing or Business strongly preferred.
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point.
• Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, or video editing skills a strong plus. 
• Experienced using social media tools and reporting platforms - Google Analytics, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, SurveyMonkey, etc.
• Strong communication skills - ability to articulate thoughts and ideas verbally and written
• Must have strong organizations skills, attention to detail, and be comfortable working in a fast paced and nimble environment.
You:
• Live in Austin, TX or San Francisco, CA
• Interested in working in the tech industry, specifically cloud computing 
• Self motivated, proactive, and collaborative 
• Enthusiastic and positive
• Takes work seriously, but not yourself 
• Decent taste in music
About OpenStack Foundation:
OpenStack is software for building clouds. OpenStack powers some of  the world’s largest public clouds, widely-used SaaS applications,  eCommerce sites and Global 1000 enterprises alike. Best Buy, Bloomberg,  CERN, Cisco WebEx, Comcast, eBay, Intel, HP, MercadoLibre, NSA,  Rackspace, Paypal, Sony Computer Entertainment America and hundreds more  rely on OpenStack to run their business every day.

The OpenStack project was created in 2010 by Rackspace and NASA -  today OpenStack is backed by an independent and non-profit Foundation that launched in September of 2012. The Foundation is comprised of a global community  with more than 13,500 members representing 1,500 unique organizations  across 130 countries. The  Foundation is supported by the benevolence of  our member companies and sponsors. The goal of the OpenStack Foundation is to serve developers, users and the entire ecosystem by providing a set of shared resources to grow the footprint of public and private OpenStack clouds, enable technology  vendors targeting the platform and assist developers in producing the best cloud software in the industry.

The marketing team within the OpenStack Foundation develops messaging and provides marketing resources for the ecosystem of OpenStack users, supporting companies of the Foundation, and developers. Twice annually the Foundation hosts a Summit for the community - a  five-day conference for OpenStack developers, ecosystem members, service  providers and enterprise users. The event currently sees over 3,000  attendees, 80 sponsors, industry-leading keynote speakers, 200+ breakout sessions, hands-on workshops, collaborative design sessions and  various networking opportunities. The marketing team fully supports the  Summits in addition to many global community and industry events throughout the year. 
The Foundation offers a unique learning opportunity for a student or a recent graduate to work directly with marketers and executives from many of the world's largest tech companies and rapidly growing tech startups.  

Our staff is small in size but far in reach. Meet us here: https://www.openstack.org/foundation/staff    
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How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter & resume (or link to online profile) to securityposition@openstack.org 

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Security Coordinator position is to ensure the timely delivery of security patches for OpenStack open source projects, while minimizing the window of vulnerability. You will:

  • Lead the volunteer OpenStack Vulnerability Management Team (VMT) which receives and processes incoming reported vulnerabilities
  • Coordinate the development and release of fixes and advisories, together with core OpenStack developers, CVE number assignment authorities and key downstream stakeholders
  • Improve the processes that the VMT uses in order to produce those patches and advisories
  • Outreach to the OpenStack community for education on VMT process detail and recruiting additional volunteer resources 

Your secondary responsibility, as an OpenStack Foundation Infrastructure Engineer, is to participate in the development of maintenance of our state-of-the-art open development infrastructure. You will:

  • Assist in management and automation of OpenStack community infrastructure systems
  • Perform code review and bug triage
  • Engage community members via IRC and mailing lists on any infrastructure-related issues they may have
  • Attend weekly Infrastructure Team meetings to help coordinate projects and priorities
  • Develop and maintain OpenStack infrastructure tools supporting the vulnerability management workflow
  • Participate to various open source conferences to evangelize OpenStack and your field of expertise

You should still have plenty of time left to paticipate to the development of OpenStack itself, as being seen as a fellow contributor will help you in achieving your primary goal. You could for example:

  • audit existing code to find vulnerabilities yourself
  • add features to strengthen OpenStack projects, making them less brittle and less likely to exhibit future vulnerabilities
  • educate OpenStack developers on best security practices

 You:

  • have software security experience
  • are a process wonk who likes to follow a precise workflow
  • obsess with detail and quality of work
  • like to have the guts of your work highly visible
  • love open and meritocratic communities
  • like to automate the boring parts of your job to have more free time to work on interesting things 

Desirable skills and/or experience:

  • Vulnerability handling in an open source project
  • Python
  • Puppet

About OpenStack Foundation: 

OpenStack is software for building clouds. OpenStack powers some of  the world’s largest public clouds, widely-used SaaS applications,  eCommerce sites and Global 1000 enterprises alike. Best Buy, Bloomberg,  CERN, Cisco WebEx, Comcast, eBay, Intel, HP, MercadoLibre, NSA,  Rackspace, Paypal, Sony Computer Entertainment America and hundreds more  rely on OpenStack to run their business every day.

The OpenStack project was created in 2010 by Rackspace and NASA -  today OpenStack is backed by an independent and non-profit Foundation that launched in September of 2012. The Foundation is comprised of a global community  with more than 13,000 members representing 1,500 unique organizations  across 115 countries. The  Foundation is supported by the benevolence of  our member companies and sponsors. The goal of the OpenStack Foundation is to serve developers, users and the entire ecosystem by providing a set of shared resources to grow the footprint of public and private OpenStack clouds, enable technology  vendors targeting the platform and assist developers in producing the best cloud software in the industry.

 

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Type:

OpenStack Marketing Internship - Three month duration
Preferred start date, June 3, 2013

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and two references to Claire@OpenStack.org

Responsibilities:

As a key member of the team, you will be involved in several important functions within the marketing team:

  • Work with the team to develop collateral such as case studies, slide deck presentations, newsletters, and blog posts.
  • Assist in quarterly reporting to track growth of social channels and website
  • Assist in planning and facilitating action items for the next international Summit
  • Provide support managing content and tracking Summit registrations, sponsorships, etc
  • Assist promoting and planning special projects
  • Manage updating specific areas of website content
  • Assist in fulfillment of marketing promotional items for industry events - requesting bids, placing orders, tracking shipments

Requirements:

  • Must be able to commit a minimum of 25 hours per week
  • Must be a student pursuing or recently graduated (within the last 2 years); a B.A. in Marketing or Business strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, or video editing skills a strong plus.
  • Experienced using social media tools and reporting platforms - Google Analytics, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, SurveyMonkey, etc.
  • Strong communication skills - ability to articulate thoughts and ideas verbally and written
  • Must have strong organizations skills, attention to detail, and be comfortable working in a fast paced and nimble environment.

You:

  • Interested in working in the tech industry, specifically cloud computing
  • Self motivated, proactive, and collaborative
  • Enthusiastic and positive
  • Takes work seriously, but not yourself
  • Decent taste in music

The Perks at OpenStack Foundation:

  • Fun and flexible work environment
  • Cozy offices in the heart of downtown Austin
  • Free parking
  • Unlimited almonds and sodas
  • Informal attire

About OpenStack Foundation:

OpenStack is software for building clouds. OpenStack powers some of the world’s largest public clouds, widely-used SaaS applications, eCommerce sites and Global 1000 enterprises alike. Best Buy, Bloomberg, CERN, Cisco WebEx, Comcast, eBay, Intel, HP, MercadoLibre, NSA, Rackspace, Paypal, Sony Computer Entertainment America and hundreds more rely on OpenStack to run their business every day.

The OpenStack project was created in 2010 by Rackspace and NASA - today OpenStack is backed by an independent Foundation that launched in September of 2012. The Foundation is comprised of a global community with more than 9,300 members representing 850 unique organizations across 115 countries. The Foundation is supported by the benevolence of our member companies and sponsors.

The goal of the OpenStack Foundation is to serve developers, users and the entire ecosystem by providing a set of shared resources to grow the footprint of public and private OpenStack clouds, enable technology vendors targeting the platform and assist developers in producing the best cloud software in the industry. The marketing team within the OpenStack Foundation develops messaging and provides marketing resources for the ecosystem of OpenStack users, supporting companies of the Foundation, and developers. One of the team's main focus is to support and showcase user stories.

Twice annually the Foundation hosts a Summit for the community - a four-day conference for OpenStack developers, ecosystem members, service providers and enterprise users. The event currently sees over 2,500 attendees, 50+ sponsors, industry-leading keynote speakers, 200+ breakout sessions, hands-on workshops, collaborative design sessions and various networking opportunities. The marketing team fully supports the Summits in addition to many global industry events throughout the year.

The Foundation offers a unique learning opportunity to work directly with marketers and executives from many of the world's largest tech companies and rapidly growing tech startups.

Our staff is small in size but far in reach. Meet us here: http://www.openstack.org/foundation/staff

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