Developer Advocate at Lob

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This role is about empowering developers through code, content and community. Your work will inspire and equip developers to help businesses increase the connectivity between the offline and online worlds.

You’ll create developer-centric content including documentation, technical blogs, code samples, tools and videos to attract, educate and activate customers.
You’ll have the opportunity to prepare and deliver technical talks at industry events, meetups, roadshows, hackathons and webinars. Some domestic travel will be expected (post COVID) to support in-person events.
In this role you will support developers on forums, github, social media and other online channels. You will play a critical role of evaluating feedback from developers and identifying product and developer experience improvements.

As a Developer Advocate, you’ll...
Assist with developer documentation, tutorials and other educational efforts
Drive API adoption through blog posts, videos, code samples and open source tools
Attract and activate new developers through creative and relevant content
Assist with forum management, social media and other community engagement activities
Represent the company at online and offline events
Engage Lob users to understand their perspective, workflows and use cases
Interpret community feedback to drive insights and assist product development

What you will bring to this role...
3+ years of programming experience
Fluency in one or more of the following: NodeJS, Python, Java, .NET, Ruby, Go, PHP
Experience building applications that use 3rd party APIs
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Skilled at presenting technical topics in clear and concise ways
Deep empathy for how developers experience technology
Love of teaching and immense satisfaction seeing the light bulb go off in someone’s head
Since developer advocates come from a variety of backgrounds, it doesn’t particularly matter if you have a specific degree—we want to hear about your contributions in a real-world setting.

Our team loves working at Lob because…
Our business model is incredibly sustainable and Lob has thousands of customers ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies.
We are a growing, dynamic and passionate team headquartered in San Francisco, with team members throughout the US. We give our employees a lot of responsibility and ownership of their work. You will have fun at work while engaging in challenging projects.

Health benefits for you and your dependent(s)
Open vacation policy
Wellness program (includes monthly stipend for wellness / gym memberships)
Commuter benefits for those based out of our San Francisco office
Home-office setup and phone/internet stipend for those not based out of our San Francisco office
Paid parental leave (for both Moms and Dads) and Fertility benefits
Allowance for in-person team meetings (all flights and accommodations covered) for those not based out of our San Francisco office
Learning and development budget to attend conferences and purchase learning materials (books, online courses, etc.)