Director, Developer Relations at Nylas

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14/7/2021

We’re looking for a Director, Developer Relations to champion developer marketing for Nylas’ high-growth business productivity APIs. In this role, you’ll be responsible for creating digital content, demos, code samples, and other technical assets to drive strategic developer marketing initiatives.

We’re looking for a Director, Developer Relations to champion developer marketing for Nylas’ high-growth business productivity APIs. In this role, you’ll be responsible for creating digital content, demos, code samples, and other technical assets to drive strategic developer marketing initiatives. This individual will become an equal expert in all Nylas products and key marketing channels like SEO, events, and developer-centric social media. . The ideal candidate is fluent in at least one programming language and can communicate their technical understanding with others in an intuitive manner.

What You'll Do
Be the primary proxy user for the developer audience to help Nylas improve our developer experience.
Be the marketing team’s technical expert as we define initiatives to attract developers to the Nylas product ecosystem.
Respond to developers on public communication channels like GitHub and Stack Overflow to facilitate the growth of a healthy, supportive developer community.
Prepare technical content for technical YouTube demos, engineering-centric blog posts, hackathons, and more.
Build technical demos that demonstrate the capabilities of the Nylas Platform.
Be the primary proxy representative for our developer audience to share insights about their needs and challenges with the Nylas product team.

What You'll Bring
Minimum 10+ years of experience producing technical content to engage developer audiences.
5+ years of experience managing
Experience with full-stack JavaScript and fluency in one or more programming languages like Python, Java, and Ruby
Software development expertise across a variety of languages and frameworks, both backend and frontend
Up-to-date knowledge of best practices in software engineering, tooling, testing, and documentation
Desire to engage with technical audiences online and in-person to help developers build with the Nylas product ecosystem.
Empathy with technical audiences, and an ability to articulate their needs to product teams
Familiarity with API concepts like REST, GraphQL, Webhooks, OpenAPI, and OAuth

Perks/Benefits
Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO): we take this very seriously as we care about the well-being of our employees
Healthcare: 90% of medical, dental and vision coverage for you and your family
Retirement Plan: 401k & RRSP with a company match (super rare for a startup)
Holidays: 14 paid annual holidays (New Year’s Day, Family Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Indigenous People's Day, etc)
Education Grant: annual learning & development benefit
Paid Parental Leave: 12 weeks parental leave (maternity & paternity)
Voting/Election PTO: 4 hours of paid time off to vote in person or volunteer at a polling place