API Evangelist & Front End Developer Mashery
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For over seven years Mashery has had a front row seat to the exploding Web API movement. We are the market leader in providing API management technology and services. Our diverse client portfolio includes companies such as Best Buy, New York Times, Netflix, Expedia, TED, and YellowPages. We have real customers, real revenue, and a very real product, all developed by a talented and passionate team at one of the ?Best Places to Work in the Bay Area.?
Are you are a social geek who enjoys building stuff? Are you hands-on and passionate about learning new technologies and sharing with others? Mashery helps companies that provide APIs with the developers that use them. The past few years have seen radical changes in how web and mobile applications have been built, with open APIs and the rise of the app economy. With more than 175 brands, 200,000 developers and 60,000 active applications running on Mashery-powered APIs, developers have become core to our offering.
As our API Evangelist and developer products front end developer, you?ll help grow and nurture the awareness of the Mashery API Network. Through your passion for web and mobile applications and making it easy for developers to build cool stuff, you?ll lead and influence Mashery in expanding our products & tools that inspire developers and customers to innovate using Mashery and our clients? APIs.
Drive awareness around the Mashery developer community and partner communities through regular participation at events, on Github, Twitter threads, Stack Overflow, Google Plus, Quora, Q&A, forums, etc.- wherever discussions are taking place
Share and lead by example by writing code samples in applicable languages and frameworks that help developers discover and engage the numerous Mashery client platforms
Create content that helps developers discover the Mashery API network, including blog posts, screen casts and instructional how-tos
Evangelize the Mashery offering & drive awareness around our developer ecosystem (and partners? ecosystems) through engaging, impactful, and quality presentations/participation at appropriate industry conferences & events- hackathons, meetups, and other events.
Passionately provide customer support and track and participate in technical conversations about application development with APIs, wherever discussions or technical questions arise
Gather, track, and translate developer feedback appropriately for product, marketing, sales and engineering team decisions
Work closely with team members on developer marketing campaigns and other initiatives
Partner with the team to understand business strategy and identify/define both market & product requirements around developer community and platform tools
Responsible for helping complete appropriate developer product requirements documents, including competitive analysis, market overview, customer needs analysis, product position and features list
Estimate time, definition, deliverables, dependencies, scoping and resources as well as communicate and manage product and release prioritization
Actively participate in the development of tools that help developers be successful, including building mockups, rapid prototypes, to production level code
Work closely with other members of a fast-paced, high functioning team to ensure timelines, schedules, and releases are met
Skills You?ll Need to Succeed
Active GitHub profile
Familiar with Heroku environment
Hardware hacking - (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel Galileo, WeMo, Pebble etc.)
Experience developing products in a fast past, agile environment with limited resources
You are flexible, adaptable, and understand that a startup doesn?t mean things are always perfect, however you are someone that strives to improve process and adapts as needed to competing priorities
Someone who shares feedback and makes suggestions across internal teams to improve future product functionality, user experience and customer satisfaction
Excellent customer engagement skills and communication skills across all audiences
Eagerness to learn and share technical knowledge and business opportunities of the Mashery API Network
You have demonstrated significant community participation as well as deep knowledge and experience with social networking tools
5+ years experience building software products from design through development and launch
Previous experience as a web developer, technical evangelist, technical product manager or role where both technical and social skills were used
You?ve built web applications before and are familiar with the most current web development technologies
Working knowledge of modern web technologies including cloud computing based API's and protocols (REST, JSON, XML, SOAP)
Bachelors degree or applicable experience
Experience in a fast-paced early stage company with strong multitasking and project management experience
Strong desire to be part of a passionate team to help grow a business, not punch a clock
Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed. Estimated travel is 25-40%.
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