Lead AI Technical Evangelist

Bristol / Full-Time

Graphcore has created a completely new processor, the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), specifically designed for artificial intelligence. The IPU’s unique architecture means developers can run current machine learning models orders of magnitude faster. More importantly, it lets AI researchers undertake entirely new types of work, not possible using current technologies, to drive the next great breakthroughs in general machine intelligence.

We believe our IPU technology will become the worldwide standard for artificial intelligence compute. The performance of Graphcore’s IPU is going to be transformative across all industries and sectors whether you are a medical researcher, roboticist or building autonomous cars.

Our team is at the forefront of the artificial intelligence revolution, enabling innovators from all industries and sectors to expand human potential with technology. What we do, really makes a difference.

We are now looking for a senior AI Technical Evangelist to build and lead a team responsible for helping to drive the development and adoption of Graphcore IPU technologies across the globe. In this role, you'll use the passion and enthusiasm to generate grass-roots attention, support, and adoption of Graphcore AI Accelerators and software among key industry opinion makers and technologists. Ideally you're someone who comes from an AI/ML background, with immediate credibility with AI researchers, developers, start-ups and CIOs. You love to share your passion with others and exhibit good judgment in selecting strategic opportunities to do so. You will be a passionate advocate for Graphcore technologies and a vocal champion for developer interests within Graphcore.

Responsibilities:

  • Gain industry recognition and credibility as a regular attendee, panelist and keynote speaker at technology conferences, trade shows and meetups
  • Act as an ambassador, educator and evangelist for Graphcore, developing strong relationships with technical audiences to expand our community
  • Develop and deliver engaging developer content including presentations, demos, blogs, white papers, videos, training seminars and workshops and technical webinars to drive awareness and adoption of Graphcore products
  • Identify leads for potential partnerships and customer opportunities
  • Open channels on social media and actively monitor and participate in conversations on community user groups
  • Advocate for developers internally and ensure developer relations activities are coordinated and optimized by working with product, customer engineering, marketing and other cross- functional teams
  • Collaborate with the global team to develop the strategy, execution plan and key performance measures for a global AI developer advocate program

Requirements

  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in the technology industry as a software engineer, solutions architect or customer engineer with special emphasis on semiconductors, cloud computing or AI and Machine Learning
  • 3-5+ years experience working in a developer relations, technology evangelist or technical executive role
  • Computer Science degree or related technical field
  • Knowledge of and experience in AI and Machine Learning frameworks, AI cloud computing services & infrastructure and popular AI frameworks and programming languages
  • History of speaking engagements and industry influence
  • Ability to travel (and work autonomously)
  • Extensive industry contacts in the AI and Machine Learning software development field and the ability to work cooperatively with, and gain the respect of, software developers
  • Pre-established credibility and recognition in speaking engagements and technology publications is preferred
  • Outstanding content creation, public speaking and presentation skills
  • Superior oral and written communication skills in English, plus other languages relevant within the region

We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive work environment that makes Graphcore a great home for everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and want to build a work environment where everyone is happy, productive and respectful so they can do their best work. If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, just let us know.

Key Skills

  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in the technology industry as a software engineer, solutions architect or customer engineer with special emphasis on semiconductors, cloud computing or AI and Machine Learning
  • 3-5+ years experience working in a developer relations, technology evangelist or technical executive role
  • Computer Science degree or related technical field