QuickNode is a cloud-based infrastructure company that powers the blockchain ecosystem.
 
Our mission is to be the indispensable utility that empowers companies and innovators globally to build next-generation, Web3 enabled businesses & applications using blockchain technology. QuickNode is backed by some of the world's best investors including Tiger Global, Y Combinator, SoftBank, and the Seven Seven Six Fund. The QuickNode team has over 120 people maintaining high performance global data infrastructure for amazing customers serving billions of requests daily.
 
We are a global remote first company HQ'd in Miami, Florida.
The Role
 
The Head of Developer Relations will have full ownership over the vision and strategy for developer relations at QuickNode. You will lead and grow the team that champions developer advocacy activities related to our product suite.
 
 In this role, you will develop a plan to attract, engage, and grow a community of developers, and work with your reports to own channels such as video (eg. YouTube), town halls (eg. AMAs, Twitter Spaces), and high-leverage resources (eg. sample applications, code snippets & pro-tips). Your team will be the face of our brand at virtual and in-person events (eg. conferences, hackathons, meetups). You will partner closely with Product, Product Marketing, Technical Writers, and Events to execute your vision for a delightful developer experience across every touchpoint in the developer journey.
 
What You'll Do
  • Manage a budget against team goals you will define, as measured by KPIs you will also define
  • Hire and manage a talented team of developer advocatesWork cross-functionally with our Events team to plan and execute on meetups, hackathons, and developer events
  • Provide market and developer feedback to the documentation and technical writing team
  • Conduct internal user acceptance testing, providing feedback to the product team
  • Create programs that drive developer education and engagement, such as early-access user testing and Quicknode ambassadors for community-driven advocacy
  • Collaborate with the Product team to build a scalable structure for our developer audience to share insights about their feedback
  • Work with product marketing to position new products and increase product adoption
  • Lead the team that prepares technical content for YouTube demos, engineering-centric blog posts, hackathons, and more
  • This role requires regular travel to industry events. While conference schedules vary with the seasons, it is to be expected that you will be attending at least one or two in-person events per month

What You'll Bring 

  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in Developer Advocacy / Developer Relations
  • 3+ years of experience managing and developing teams
  • Ability and experience headlining large events and conferences
  • A passion for Web3 that can attract and inspire our developer community
  • Experience with smart contract programming languages and fluency in one or more programming languages like JavaScript, Python, Java, or Ruby
  • Up-to-date knowledge of best practices in developer advocacy platforms, communities, and initiatives
  • Desire to engage with technical audiences online and in-person
  • Empathy with technical audiences, and an ability to articulate their needs to product teams
  • Familiarity with API concepts like RPC, REST, GraphQL, Webhooks, OpenAPI, and OAuth

We at Quicknode are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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