Developer Advocate

  • 1 Clere St, London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Yapily (www.yapily.com) is a well funded, dynamic and forward-thinking fintech start up which is proud of its strong technical background. We enable service providers to connect to banks via API, easily!

We are looking for an exceptional Developer Advocate!

Job Description

This is a position for engineers who love connecting with developers and speaking publicly about cutting-edge technologies on conference panels, at user groups, on blogs and with the press. You will also communicate internally with rest of the organization.

In this role, you will advocate for developers working with Yapily technologies, and help startup developers to design solutions using Yapily API.

Yapily is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Yapily, engineers not only revolutionize the financial services, they routinely work on building developer friendly tools with highly secured solutions and new platforms for developers around the world.

Responsibilities

Create momentum and drive the success of Yapily’s products through your interactions with startup developers building applications and businesses on them.

Participate in technical and design discussions and architecture reviews with technical executives, acting as a strategic partner to speed adoption and to ensure best practices during implementation.

Advocate for our developer products in person and online by presenting at conferences, blogging, creating videos, writing technical tutorials and through other similar activities.

Advocate for developers internally and influence Yapily developer product strategy by working with Product Management, Engineering, PR, Marketing, Business Development and other cross-functional teams.

Develop written materials, guides, documentation, design patterns geared towards the developer community. Write sample code and tutorials to demonstrate and help developers to quickly code their products to connect to the Yapily API. Produce tutorial videos demonstrating the tools, onboarding steps, live coding to access the API, and any useful guides for developers.

Participate in online communities, build and manage a dedicated fintech API driven community, by initiating topics and answering technical and regulatory questions.

Help define the customer experience by, for example, improving our developer onboarding experience and the usability of the API product.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

3+ years of experience in software engineering, with coding experience in two or more of the following languages: Java, C/C++, C#, Python, Swift, Scala, Kotlin, Objective-C, Python, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby, Groovy.

Experience working directly with partners or third-party developers, crafting solutions, and providing architecture and design guidance.

Experience speaking at technology conferences, blogging/writing technical articles with an existing follower base, or contributing to an open source project.

Empathy

Knowledge of APIs and distributed systems architecture 

Nice to have:

Experience presenting and advocating for products in the user community through presentations, hackathons, webinars, forums, blogs, and/or social media. Experience working directly with the media and press outlets.

Demonstrated record as a software developer, architect, technical advocate, consultant, product manager, CTO, or consultant working with various platforms.

Ability to craft a compelling message and to tailor it for a given audience. Ability to mix deep technical expertise with simple, everyday language to deliver a story that is memorable and useful.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the motivation and ability to share technical knowledge and information with others.

Additional Information

At Yapily, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community! Get in touch!