Developer Experience Engineer at Kong


About the job

You’ll be responsible for making sure that getting started with any of our products is as easy as possible.

Day to day, that could involve building one-click deployment tooling, checking that our installation instructions are still accurate or building a new plugin configuration interface with smart defaults.

What You'll Be Doing
Ensuring that all our core use cases can be accomplished in under 15 minutes
Streamlining the contributing process for all of our OSS projects
Engaging with the community to understand what their needs are and how Kong can help enable them
Building and maintaining demos that showcase our products
Writing blog posts and recording videos to show off the wide range of available plugins
Producing OpenAPI documentation for all of our products
Helping out other advocates on the team with their work on k8s, API design and other interesting topics

What You'll Bring
Empathy. For our customers, for the team, and for yourself.
3+ years writing JavaScript
Experience working with complex OpenAPI specifications
Strong communication skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts in a written manner and in person
Experience working remotely, or excitement to be part of a remote team
Flexibility to adapt to new opportunities as they arise in a fast paced environment