Become Part of our 'Think Tank'

Join our Open Source Community and Help Define Microservice Management


The Ortelius Team needs you. Regardless of your previous involvement in an open source community, you can help. From outreach, project management, testing and core developers, Ortelius has a place for anyone interested in working on an open source project.

Why Contribute to Ortelius?

  • We want Members to learn and understand solutions around microservice use and their challenges through a diverse contributor base.
  • We want our members to develop their careers, skills and gain community recognition for their work and expertise.
  • We want our members to have the opportunity to share and reuse open source microservices to further the adoption of a cloud native development.
  • We want members to learn how to contribute to an open source community and become part of the broader conversation around cloud native architecture.

Get Started – Easy as 1-2-3.

  1. Review the Ortelius Contributor Guide
  2. Add yourself to the Ortelius Google Group
  3. Join the Discord Channel

Now you’re ready to attend your first General Community Meeting and Create Your First Pull Request by adding yourself to the Readme.

Get Recognized

Get recognized for your contribution through the Ortelius Recognition Program. Badges are awarded in 3 categories:

  • Champions - focused on technical contribution.
  • Ambassadors - focused on education and outreach.
  • Legends - those who excel in both of the above.

Learn More

Ortelius Chairs

Ortelius Outreach Chair

Ortelius Recognition Program Chair

Get Your Questions Answered

Don’t be shy, schedule a call with Steve Taylor and ask him for help to get started. Building things and mentoring is what he does.

Steve Taylor

Technology Oversight Committee (TOC)

  • Michael Galloway – Senior Engineering Manager, Netflix
  • Tara Hernandez – Google, Sr. Engineering Manager, CDF TOC
  • Christopher William Palmer – End User, Unisys
  • Hank Hendrickson – Open Source Community, BP
  • Phil Gibbs – Open Source Community, Red Flag Alert
  • Tim Kelton – Tech Lead Manager, Aurora
  • Doug Orr – ML Architect Dianomic
  • Bill Portelli – Former Collabnet CEO, CEO Quest, Board Advisor
  • Jeremy Davis – Chief Cloud Architect, RedHat