Developer Evangelist

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce and campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product and marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, and drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely’s impressive customer list includes eBay, FOX, IBM, The New York Times and many more global enterprises.

Job Description

Optimizely was built on a simple idea: that anyone should be able to validate digital experiences with data. Over the past several years, we’ve expanded our product suite with Optimizely Full Stack, which enables developers and product teams to implement feature flagging and server-side experimentation in any application. Full Stack is growing rapidly, and as our team’s first developer evangelist, you will play a crucial role in helping the world’s leading companies learn about and adopt experimentation and feature flagging in their product development and software delivery processes. You’ll lead our engagement with developer communities, showcase the platform’s capabilities through content and presentations, write and speak about feature flagging and experimentation best practices for developers, and represent the feedback of external developers to our internal teams. Come help us grow the Optimizely developer community!

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop Optimizely’s developer community by partnering with community leaders to enable them on Optimizely’s technology and promote their work.

  • Write, speak, and help shape the future of software delivery and digital experience, by partnering with Optimizely customers, internal stakeholders, and external experts.

  • Be the voice of Optimizely for developers in public forums: Speak at conferences and meetups, form relationships with developer communities, and evangelize Optimizely’s technology.

  • Work cross-functionally with our product, engineering, and go-to-market teams to shape the design and delivery of Optimizely’s developer products.

Qualifications

  • Great public speaking and writing skills for a technical audience

  • Strong engineering background, with 3+ years experience as a software engineer

  • Passion for developers and an innate desire for good developer experiences

  • Experience building and engaging developer communities

  • Knowledge of developer tools ecosystem and open source communities

  • Familiarity with A/B testing, experimentation, continuous delivery, DevOps, or feature flagging

  • Familiarity with statistics and data analytics

  • Experience supporting an in-house A/B testing platform or data engineering team a plus

Additional Information

Perks:

  • Catered in-office lunch on weekdays
  • Laptop and desktop computer
  • Working with a great team and having a huge impact!

 

At Optimizely, we embody inclusion and embrace diversity. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Optimizely prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.  All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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