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Developer Evangelist - EU (London based)

London, United Kingdom | Marketing

Job Description

 

About Us:

  • 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. 

Responsibilities:

  • 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. 

Requirements:

  • 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.

Bonus Points:

  • 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.

Perks:

  • 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.

 

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