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Developer Evangelist - EU (London based)
London, United Kingdom | Marketing
Twilio is powering the future of business communications, providing a platform for building modern, communications–enabled applications - light, cloud-based, scalable, and user experience focused.
Nearly 150,000 developers have signed up to be a part of this disruption, building applications for security, privacy, and fraud prevention; customer service and help desk support; sales communications; marketing and lead management; business process and logistics; and business communications and collaboration.
Twilio customers include great brands like airbnb, eBay, Hulu, Intuit, LinkedIn, Quora, Sony, SurveyMonkey, Trulia, WalmartLabs, and ZenDesk.
We are focused on enabling the DOers and obsessed with making communications-enabled applications simple to build.
Inspire and equip developers in the Twilio community to build awesome stuff
Get out in the wild: Meet with developers at hackathons, meetups, conferences, and other events, both local and national
Generate content - blog posts, sample code, screencasts, howtos, tweets - whatever gets the word out & helps developers discover Twilio and our API
Provide world-class customer support on Twilio forums, email, social networks and wherever else technical questions arise
Help developers envision, build, and ship projects and products using Twilio
Gather and socialize feedback that will inform Engineering, Product, Marketing, and Sales decisions.
You're a world class hacker and hustler combined - the deadly combination of technical and social savvy
You revel in the success of those you help - you love to help developers build great things
You've built web applications before and are familiar with the most current web development technologies
You are an extroverted geek who is passionate about learning new technologies and telling others about geek exploits
You have excellent written and oral communication skills. You blog about technical topics, and frequently talk shop on Twitter, forums, IRC, etc.
Experience building community around something you are passionate about (kickball, rock and roll, functional programming - whatever you are passionate about)
Ability to work and travel independently with unwavering professionalism and high productivity.
Comfortable working weekend events to inspire great hackathons.
Previous experience as a web developer, technical evangelist, technical product manager or other role where both technical and social skills are required.
Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial mindset.
Strong technical presentation skills.
Personal interest in technical problem solving, helping customers save time and money and "lean startup" methodology.
A bias towards action and the ability to work well in a fast-paced and constantly changing startup environment
A degree from a competiive schools where you focused on writing: software or English - either's good.
An Amazon Kindle, $30/month to spend on books and a Twilio track jacket after demoing your first Twilio app in front of the company!
World class tools to make working remote easier
Excellent gear - Apple or Linux, take your pick. All Developer Evangelist get outfitted with great road gear as well
A strong belief in life/work balance
How to apply:
Applications without cover letters will not be considered. Please send us your resume and cover letter.
Please include links to your blog, Twitter, etc. where we can learn more about you and what you believe.
Wanna really stand out? Sign up and build an app using the Twilio API. Include a link to it in your cover letter. Bonus points for pointing out bugs or things that annoyed you/could be better about the platform.