Senior Developer Advocate (remote welcome)

Remote Posted 2 days ago
About Manifold

We believe that the best new companies are distributed. Our headquarters are in Halifax, Canada and about a quarter of our team is there, with others living all over North America.

We offer:

  • flexible working hours
  • 15 days of vacation your first year that you will be encouraged to use
  • statutory/federal holidays, plus the whole company takes the last week of the year off
  • yearly professional development allowance of $2,000 towards education, training, conferences, or any education tool that helps your career
  • excellent health, vision, and dental insurance for you and your family that starts on your first day of work
  • health and wellness allowance
  • home office allowance for remote workers
  • up to 16 weeks fully paid maternity or paternity leave after one year at Manifold, with additional 8 weeks of unpaid leave if necessary
  • use of a laptop, large monitor, and equipment for everyone, remote or at our office

We care about our code of conduct and ask all of our employees to abide by it.

About the Job

With the number of libraries, frameworks, tools and services a developer needs to understand and use to build a modern application, it's amazing anything works.

As the first member of the developer relations team at Manifold, you'll lead defining our strategies to show developers how to untangle the mess of dependencies that comprise a modern application. You'll lead a team whose mandate will be bringing these developers together, build deep relationships with them and act as an ambassador for their feedback within Manifold.

GraphQL, WebAssembly, and Kubernetes may not be things you are familiar with, but you definitely just Googled them because you have an insatiable curiosity. You're methodical and organized because when you sit at the inflection point between product, engineering and marketing-everyone wants a slice of your attention.

As much as you're into cool new tech, you're also just as excited about the opportunity to define strategy, and to grow and lead our team of Developer Advocates.

Previous experience in Developer Advocacy is a big plus, but if you're a strong leader, you've contributed to a major open-source project, worked in product at a developer services company, or just bring unparalleled passion and enthusiasm to this space then please, apply.

  • Be an explorer: venture into uncharted waters, discover new technologies and share your findings
  • Be an educator: create and maintain blog posts, documentation, and rich media content that both entertain and educate, inspiring existing and future users
  • Be a community builder: bring groups of passionate developers together
  • Be the voice of our developer: gather, distill and disseminate the needs of our developers to product and engineering
  • Be the test dummy: find and report our rough edges, so our users don't have to
  • Be the rubber duck: be a sounding board for product and development
  • Experience in developer advocacy, product or engineering role
  • Experience building applications and/or APIs with third-party cloud services
  • Managed a DevRel/Community team
  • Proficiency in at least one dynamic language
  • Experience with Git, GitHub, and the command-line
  • Experience with technical writing and presentations
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 30%
  • Superb listening skills

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