Looking for a Team Mate – Social Media Manager

We have been growing tremendously in the last few years. Our team is now in need of a Social Media Manager who would take care of all of our social media accounts – FrontCon, DevOps Unicorns, RigaDevDays, DevClub.lv, and PaymentConf. No IT background is needed for this position.

About DevClub.lv

DevClub.lv is the biggest and most active Latvian IT community for people involved in software development. Since 2012 it is organising monthly meetups called DevClub.lv and 4 conferences – RigaDevDays.lv (700 attendees), FrontCon.lv (300 attendees), DevOpsUnicorns.com (300 attendees) and PaymentConf.com (200 attendees).

Social Media Manager

Plan, manage, implement, and monitor all activities on different platforms of social media like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube in order to increase awareness about upcoming events and to increase sales.

Qualification:

  • Good Latvian and English languages (written and oral)
  • Ability to write grammatically correct and creative promotional texts in English
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in managing social media accounts on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Willingness to learn many new things
  • High sense of responsibility
  • Computer skills including Email communication, Excel, Word.
  • Experience with Facebook Ads Manager, Twitter Ads, Google Video Ads, and Mailchimp will be viewed as an advantage

Responsibilities:

  • Create a plan for social media activities for conferences
  • Process the provided information regarding the conference or other events by DevClub.lv and prepare it as social media posts, in other words – create, curate, and manage all published content 
  • Collaborate with designer to have needed visuals
  • Monitor, listen and respond to users in a friendly way
  • Increase awareness through working with infopartners
  • Write successful press releases about conferences
  • Create, manage and oversee promotions and social ad campaigns (using Facebook Ads Manager, Twitter Ads, Google Video Ads)
  • Create promotional email campaigns on Mailchimp
  • Create blog posts and other content for the website with information that is relevant to the potential attendees
  • Monitor and analyze which marketing activities on social media perform the best and proceed accordingly (Google Analytics and similar)

Benefits:

  • Part-time to full-time job with ability to combine work with studies 
  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility to work remotely 
  • Chance to take part in organizing top IT events in the Baltics
  • Networking opportunity with conference participants
  • Work in a small and friendly team
  • Salary 500-2000

If you are interested in this position, send your CV to info@devclub.lv .

Looking for a Team Mate – Project manager

Logos of all DevClub.lv events

We have been growing tremendously in last few years. So far we have been looking for new team mates between our volunteers and friends but right now it seems that we need your help as well to find one more Project Manager. If you have any friend in mind (no IT background is needed) please share this post and encourage to apply 🙂

About DevClub.lv

DevClub.lv is the biggest and most active Latvian IT community for people involved in software development. Since 2012 it is organising monthly meetups called DevClub.lv and 4 conferences – RigaDevDays.lv (700 attendees), FrontCon.lv (300 attendees), DevOpsUnicorns.com (300 attendees) and PaymentConf.com (200 attendees).

Event Manager

Plan, organize, direct and control IT event execution projects. 

Qualification:

  • Good Latvian and English languages (written and oral)
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in project management
  • Interest to organise events for 100 to 1000 attendees
  • High sense of responsibility
  • Willingness to learn many new things
  • Problem solving oriented
  • Computer skills including Social networks, Email communication, Excel, Word.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize  monthly DevClub.lv meetups
    • Provide all needed information from speakers and sponsors for event announcement
    • Book event premises
    • Provide snacks and drinks for the event
    • Manage all involved people that everybody is on place in time and provide what is expected
  • Organize IT–related conferences (DevOps Unicorns, PaymentConf, FrontCon, RigaDevDays)
    • Make speakers happy
    • Make sponsors happy
    • Make attendees happy
    • Keep event suppliers accountable (venue, food, equipment etc.)
  • Manage the project budget to ensure no under spending or cost overruns.
  • Support the development of annual budget and strategic plan.
  • Develop, review, negotiate designated project resources and milestones.
  • Ensure timely submission and payment of invoices.

Benefits:

  • Full-time position
  • Paid vacation
  • Occasional business trips abroad
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home
  • Possibility to organize top events in Baltics
  • Networking opportunity with conference participants
  • Work in a small and friendly team
  • Salary 1000-2000 Eur Bruto

If you are interested in this position send your CV to info@devclub.lv .

Advertised position is vacant until September 9th.

80% of RigaDevDays program is ready. Let’s take a look.

29-31 May 2019, Riga Dev Days will be celebrating the 5th anniversary and obviously, the organizers are trying hard, according to the very deliberately shaped program, which is 80% ready.
In 2019 the focus will be on backend development and microservices.

KEYNOTES

  • Sam Aaron “Sonic Pi Livecoding”
  • Venkat Subramaniam “Spearheading the future of programming”
  • Ted Neward “Busy Developer’s Guide to Polytechnical Engineering”

MICROSERVICES & CLOUD

  • Seth Vargo “Base64 is not encryption – a better story for Kubernetes Secrets”
  • Oleh Dokuka “RSocket – new Reactive cross-network Protocol”
  • Axel Fontaine “Majestic Modular Monoliths”
  • Dennis Doomen “Using modern .NET technologies to decompose a monolith into micro-services”
  • Franck Pachot “Microservices: Get Rid of Your DBA and Send the DB into Burnout”
  • Alissa Bonas “Introduction to service mesh with Istio and Kiali”
  • Adrian Hornsby “Resiliency and Availability Design Patterns for the Cloud”
  • Irina Scurtu “Communication in a microservice architecture”
  • Peter Jausovec “Istio Patterns”

.NET

  • Alex Thissen “It depends: .NET Core dependency injection”
  • Roland Gujit “When Azure AD is Not Enough: Creating a Token Service in ASP .NET Core 2.2”
  • Fanie Reynders “Roslyn for the rest of u”
  • Wei-Meng Lee “Building Intelligent Mobile Apps using Machine Learning”
  • Dino Esposito “Component-based C# and Razor Programming in Blazor”
  • Ted Neward “Busy Developer’s Guide to WebAssembly”

JAVA

  • Simon Ritter “JDK 11: Pitfalls for the Unwary”
  • Mark Heckler “Full-stack Reactive Java with Project Reactor & Spring Boot 2”
  • Olexandra Dmytrenko “Playing programming with kids using BB-8 robot”
  • Milen Dyankov “Decomposing Java applications”
  • Ensar Basri Kahveci “java.util.concurrent for Distributed Coordination”
  • Johan Janssen “Processing IoT sensor data with InfluxDB”
  • Sander Mak “Keeping up with Java”
  • Natan Silnitsky “The wait is over. How to successfully migrate to Bazel from Maven or Gradle”
  • Venkat Subramaniam “From Functional to Reactive Programming”

DATABASES

  • Joel R. Kallman “Low Code Application Development with Oracle APEX – Deep Dive”
  • Martin Bach “Container Orchestration for Oracle DBAs”
  • Markus Winand “Modern SQL: Evolution of a dinosaur”
  • Kamil Stawiarski “Performance tricks learned from low level developers that can be used in practically any language”
  • Christian Antognini “How Well Do Relational Database Engines Support JSON?”
  • Piet de Visser “We are Serverless – Software and databases still functioning”
  • Øyvind Isene “5 Things Developers do that Drive Me Crazy”
  • Vidar Eidissen “Effective PL/SQL Code Insight With PL/Scope – or yet another reason to put code in the database”

We find the program rather interesting to visit. Moreover, the organizers are promising discussion zones during breaks and huge celebration on the afterparty. Looks like the event we shouldn’t miss 🙂

Early Bird tickets are expiring in 2 weeks, till 01.03 you can buy 2 days conference tickets for 249 euro.

All the details on the website https://2019.rigadevdays.lv

Results of DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge

Thank you all for participating in DevClub.lv Endomondo challenge!

We have worked hard and together collected nice amount of calories, minutes and km:

And we have winners of the challenge:

  1. Geta Digital‘s philosophy is “Work smart, not hard” and therefore they provide prize to help us “Workout smart, not hard“. Prize is 100 Eur worth “Complex test of physical load” at Latvijas Olimpiskā vienība, to help to understand how your body copes with physical load and provide you with information about your Aerobic and Anaerobic heart rate zones, so you can train in smart and best way for your body, health and sports results.

And the Main prize – “Complex test of physical” load provided by Geta Digital receives Matīss Rikters !!!

2. Tieto and Intrum Justitia provides us with motivational gifts – sports bottle, sports bags, reflectors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intrum Justitia’s sports bag wins Elina Judelovich,

Tieto’s
sports bottle, back pack and reflector wins Oskars Ertmanis,
back pack and reflector wins Mārtiņš Dīcis,
back pack and reflector wins Jana Smelena,
reflector wins Aigars Gedroics,
reflector wins Austris Cīrulnieks.

Congrats! 🙂

All winners are welcome to receive their prizes at next – Computer Vision focused 55th DevClub.lv.

DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge

We know that IT professionals have sedentary lifestyle by definition and we want to help you to be more motivated to deal with it.
So – if you are doing some sports or just doing some kind of physical activities to deal with sedentary lifestyle and want to compete with others or just have healthy and friendly motivation, join DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge.

To help you to be more motivated and participate in challenge our sponsors have provided some gifts:

  1. Geta Digital‘s philosophy is “Work smart, not hard” and therefore they provide prize to help us “Workout smart, not hard“. Prize is 100 Eur worth “Complex test of physical load” at Latvijas Olimpiskā vienība, to help to understand how your body copes with physical load and provide you with information about your Aerobic and Anaerobic heart rate zones, so you can train in smart and best way for your body, health and sports results.
    This prize is thought for people who do sports.
    This prize will get absolute winner of challenge (except activities like “step counting” “walking” and others with proportionally little sports vs time).
  2. Tieto and Intrum Justitia provides us with motivational gifts – sports bottle, sports bags, reflectors. These will be drawn between all participants of challenge. Every collected minute will be as a lottery ticket. So – the more minutes you will collect within challenge, the higher are challenges to get some of gifts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everybody from LV who is related to software development can participate.

To participate in challenge you have to track your physical activities with Endomondo or synchronize them from other activity trackers to Endomondo.