Developer Evangelist
Location
Denver, Colorado, United States

About the opportunity

As a Developer Evangelist at Contentful your main responsibility is to grow, build and support our developer community. You will create example projects, learn and teach modern web technologies while inspiring, empowering and connecting with developers around the world.

What to expect?

  • Building a sense of community and belonging by supporting and getting to know developer using Contentful wherever they are
  • Freedom and flexibility to choose technical topics and projects to work on. You know best how to serve a developer community.
  • Creating content on various channels (the Contentful Blog, GitHub, YouTube, Twitch, etc.) that teaches technical concepts to equip developers with knowledge of tools and techniques that makes them better at their craft.
  • Working together with a team of Evangelists spanning Europe and North America

What you need to be successful?

  • 3+ years professional web development experience with a focus on JavaScript and frontend technologies such as React, Vue, GraphQL and whatever comes next.
  • You have the experience, patience and empathy to teach developers about best-practices and new technologies, whether in-person, by writing tutorials or by recording a video.
  • You are an active member of a developer community.
  • You are passionate about technology and can't get enough of trying out new things to share them with others.
  • You have experience giving technical talks within an organization, at meetups, or at events.
  • You have excellent written and verbal English communication skills and have experience with writing technical documentation or tutorials for a developer audience.
  • You are self-motivated: You can work with a minimum of supervision, and are capable of strategically prioritizing multiple tasks in a proactive manner.
  • You embrace asynchronous online collaboration and ensure both your peers and your audience are successful.
  • Once the Covid-19 situation resolves: you're happy to travel regularly, are able to work irregular hours and some weekends to support user groups, conferences, and other developer events. 

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital product
  • Health, vision, dental insurance, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, and a retirement savings plan
  • Commuter benefits to help you get to and from work
  • A flexible time-off policy and paid holidays
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave (after 6 months of employment)
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • We value our employees health and safety. Our teams are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career, with extra days off
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Colorado Salary Statement: The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: $110,000-$120,000

[This position is eligible for equity awards in accordance with the terms of Contentful’s variable compensation plans.]

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Co-op, Spotify, Bang&Olufson, N26, Swarovski use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 450 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed around the world.

“Everyone is welcome here” — is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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