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Developer Evangelist - London

London, United Kingdom | Marketing

Job Description

 

About Us:

Responsibilities:

  • Engage in technical conversations in the Twilio software development community – with both existing and prospective customers.
  • Generate content - blog posts, sample code, screencasts, howto's, 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.
  • Get out in the wild: Meet with developers at hackathons, meetups, conferences and other events, both local and national.
  • Help developers envision, build, and distribute projects and products using Twilio.
  • Gather feedback that will inform Engineering, Product, Marketing, and Sales decisions.

Requirements:

  • You’ve built web applications before, and are familiar with 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 (dogs, a book group, knitting, whatever excites you).
  • Ability to work and travel independently with unwavering professionalism and high productivity.

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 competitive school where you focused on writing: software or English – either's good.

Perks include:

  • Full benefits, including medical, dental and vision
  • An Amazon Kindle on your first day, and $30/month to spend on books (Twilio wants you informed)
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Catered lunches and a weekly team dinner featuring invited technology and entrepreneurial speakers
  • Excellent gear (“We ❤ Apple computers and big monitors — two if you need ’em”);
  • A strong belief in life/work balance
  • Twilio track jacket and shoes after demoing your first Twilio app in front of the company!

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 and include a link to it in your cover letter. Bonus points for pointing out bugs or things that annoy you/could be better on the platform.
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