Aug 10, 2019Full time
We are seeking eager developer relations team members to help us build the Corda developer community in the New York. You'll keep your technical skills sharp, have the opportunity to build your personal brand alongside R3's and get out of the office. Distributed applications are the next wave of technology and you can be on the front of this wave. The primary responsibility of the Developer Relations team is to drive the wider developer community towards Corda – with the goal of making Corda the #1 blockchain for developers and ensuring those already developing on Corda have the best possible experience. The developer relations team sits within our engineering team but spends the majority of its time in outbound efforts to work with the community. It’s a unique role working with the world’s leading blockchain engineers and a global community of developers. The team influences the direction of Corda development both inside and outside the company. Candidates will be hands-on software engineers and will have a desire and capability to represent R3 as public facing brand ambassadors. This position is ideal for developers or recent Computer Science graduates who want to stay technically sharp but travel and interact with developers globally. Responsibilities: Engagement - Direct engagement of the developer community through meetups, roadshows, boot camps, hackathons, lectures, training and other channels of education. Community Support - Facilitate a great experience with Corda for developers at scale with broad reach channels such as Slack, video conference, Stack Overflow and other forums. Community development - Foster a healthy community globally through user group support and a Corda Champions program Content - Create content to engage the developer audience through social media, videos, blog posts and documentation. Open-source - Developer relations are the champions of open source. The team is responsible for gathering requirements that are essential for Corda adoption. This includes encouraging and reviewing open-source contributions. Samples and demos - Help showcase Corda capabilities with samples and demos that the community at large can leverage. Qualifications: Right to work in the US - We are unable to sponsor a work visa for this role. Development skills - A Computer Science degree, or equivalent experience, with a track record of development in Java and related languages. Presenting skills. - The ability to present complex technical ideas to developers and often non-technical audiences. Curiosity - Experience of working with blockchain is not essential but a demonstrated curiosity about the technology and its impact are critical. Ability to travel - The developer relations team spends 20-30% of time on the road globally. Excellent written and verbal communication.