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Developer Advocate (Remote-US)
United States
Job Description / Skills Required

As a Developer Advocate at GitHub, you'll work to ensure that those creating tools and services using GitHub's API as a platform have a first class experience. You'll be tasked with building and growing deep relationships, clear communication channels, and a meaningful community among these integrators. You'll make it easier and more delightful to build using GitHub's API and further the success of GitHub's ecosystem. You'll work closely with a team of engineers, designers, and product managers building our platform to champion the needs of those building upon it.

Responsibilities:

With and for these integrators and API developers, you'll:

Communicate changes and news surrounding our platform
Build and manage clear inbound communication channels
Work closely to resolve issues
Encourage best practices and work flows for using our API
Foster and facilitate a community among integrators
Champion the creation and maintenance of resources
Share our platform through blogging, speaking, writing and other similar activities
Gather, share, and advocate for integrator feedback, trends, and needs in internal engineering and product decisions

Requirements:

Experience working with third-party developers in an advocacy role demonstrating strong empathy
Engineering experience working on the backend of a web application at scale
Experience building APIs
Proficiency in at least one dynamic and one static language
Experience with Git and GitHub
Experience with technical writing and presentations
Strong understanding of technical and product vision and strategy
Highly effective communicator, superb listening skills

Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over fifteen million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com and GitHub Business, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write faster, better code.

What We Value:

Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together.
Empathy: We believe in putting people first.
Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence.
Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work.
Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe.

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

*Please note that benefits vary by country, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Recruiter!