Developer Evangelist

Storj - Salt Lake City

4 months ago

At Storj Labs, our mission is to provide the simplest experience to manage object storage infrastructure online. We are looking for an experienced company evangelist to build an active and engaged community that will embody the company’s philosophy and mission.

As the first developer evangelist hire, you’ll be in charge of spreading our technology to key technology hubs in the United States. You will develop relationships with influential developers and incentivize them to use our platform or build cool things on top of it. To do this, you’ll finding the ideal places to strike up conversations, from meetups and hackathons to blog posts on open source software and blockchain technology. Your infectious energy will bring people together and rally them around our shared cause.

Who you are

  • Super social, extroverted connector who loves interacting with smart people
  • Thought leader who regularly publishes content on personal blog, Medium, etc
  • Passionate about decentralization, security and privacy, and well-read on the topic
  • Understands the way developers think, and has some experience being a developer
  • Stays current on new developer-focused technologies and trends
  • Able to articulate technical concepts in a clear way to diverse audiences, often through presentations and public speaking

What the job entails

  • Developing relationships with key developers in the startup and tech communities
  • Encouraging developers to try the Storj platform and build tools on top of it
  • Organizing, speaking at and recruiting for key events (eg meetups, user groups, hackathons, conferences)
  • Educating the open source community on Storj’s philosophy and products through thoughtful content
  • Providing feedback to internal team on perceptions of Storj and key technology trends

Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent (you’ve shipped some code )
  • Established presence on social media and forums (eg Twitter, HackerNews, GitHub, StackOverflow, Quora) Some contributions to GitHub and/or open source communities
  • Willing to spend 50% traveling between Storj headquarters in Salt Lake City and San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles, with a permanent residence in one of these cities
  • Willing to work irregular hours and some weekends
  • Experience working at an open source or infrastructure company a plus

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