Location: Remote, Worldwide
Nexmo’s award-winning developer relations team (also known as Platform & Developer Experience) is looking for an Android Developer advocate to help us maintain our Android SDKs and maintain our presence in the Android community. Day to day, you’ll be tasked with building relationships within through learning, creating, sharing, and helping others. You will be the interface between developer communities and the Nexmo product teams to ensure that Nexmo continues to build products that provide a great developer experience. You will demonstrate the benefits of communications functionality and inspire others to innovate with them.
- Build and maintain quick start samples, demos, example apps and other developer productivity tools and enablers using the Nexmo Android SDK.
- Contribute to and provide feedback on APIs, SDKs, documentation and product functionality through hands-on development, individual opinion, discussions with the developer community and by organising and running beta/alpha programmes.
- Provide support via channels such as Twitter, StackOverflow and GitHub
- Represent yourself and Nexmo at Hackathons, on sponsorship booths, at meetups and conferences and by giving talks.
- Work alongside our community team to make sure Nexmo is serving the needs of the Android community
This role is a good fit for you if:
- Empathy is one of your core beliefs. It’s essential on our team and in the communities we serve.
- You’re an engineer or engineering manager looking to make a switch to developer relations.
- You’ve written technical documentation or tutorials for a developer audience.
- You can explain technical topics to non-technical people
- You’re comfortable with Git and GitHub (or similar collaborative platform).
- You’re familiar with developer communities and events.
- You’re excited to learn new things and share with others.
- You’re willing and able to travel, sometimes internationally, to speak at events and meetups.
An ideal candidate would also have:
- 3+ years professional development experience with Android, Kotlin, or Java
- Experience in other programming languages, especially server-side programming languages
- Previous experience in an advocacy role
- Experience giving technical talks within an organisation, at meetups, or at events
- Experience building SDKs
Not an “ideal” candidate? Not a problem! We pride ourselves on making our junior folks into our senior ones, and you’ll have access to some of the best mentors along the way. Avoid the confidence gap and apply even if you don’t meet all criteria just yet.