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Technical? Or Tech-Savvy? - what's actually required to be a developer relations professional? (Ep 34)

March 26th, 2019  •  46 mins 57 secs  •  Download (86.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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As Developer Relations becomes more mainstream, the understanding of what makes someone qualified to be a Developer Relations professional is getting cloudy. Do you have to have a technical background? And if so, does that mean that you’ve held a “Software Engineer” title? Or simply that you’ve taken the time to understand the technical pieces of your product? Jason, Mary, and PJ are joined by Karissa Peth, Sr. Developer Relations Program Manager at Microsoft, and Matty Stratton, DevOps Advocate at PagerDuty, as they dig into the nuances of the various Developer Relations career paths.