Developer Advocate


Bulgaria Remote Only

Full time

Developer Advocacy


Sep 4

About the Job

We’re Progress – we offer the best products to develop, deploy, and manage high-impact business applications. We are bold, forward-thinking innovators who build solutions that work and care about our customers. We invent and reinvent every day, work together as one, value and respect each other, and cheer our wins. Join us as a Developer Advocate working out of your home office in the United States.

A Developer Advocate at Progress is a vocal proponent of our products and services, as well as a voice for the developer within our company.

Developer Advocates are often (but not always) current/former software or DevOps engineers looking to extend their reach in our professional community via public speaking engagements, generating written and video content, writing demo and educational code, and promoting Progress Chef as a whole. Developer Advocates must be able to speak intelligently and enthusiastically about DevOps and Chef technologies to audiences ranging from developers to executives, moving effortlessly between technical details and product strategy. They are experts in their technical field of focus and are masters of content creation.

Most importantly, a successful Developer Advocate is a passionate, charismatic person who lives for sharing knowledge and cares deeply about the success of other professionals across our industry.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive the success of Chef products by delivering articulate, effective, and entertaining written content for a technical audience
  • Create technically oriented presentations for in-person or online delivery, including slides, demos, and shareable code
  • Create, organize, and deliver online podcasts, video clips, and live streams
  • Become a trusted and recognized thought leader for customers, partners, prospects, and DevOps practitioners across the community and industry
  • Enable practitioner success by building sample projects that illustrate how our products can be used to accomplish specific tasks
  • Champion Chef products in various DevOps communities, both online and at in-person industry events and gatherings
  • Advocate for developers internally and provide early feedback to our engineering and product teams regarding inside industry information and real-world DevOps product use
  • Establish a cross-functional relationship with engineering, product, customer success, marketing, and other functions within the business to collaborate on projects and deliverables

Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience in developer advocacy, engineering, product training, education engineering, technical marketing, or similar roles
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools and practices, configuration management, release management, test-driven development, information security standards, and the container ecosystem
  • Experience presenting at technical conferences and meetups, and leading hackathons, or an eagerness to learn
  • Experience writing technical articles, courseware, or blog posts targeted at a technical audience
  • Willingness to travel frequently in and outside of Europe

Preferred Qualifications (but Not Required):

  • Hands-on experience using, educating others on, and/or deploying Chef products and services
  • A regular contributor to open source software (OSS) projects and/or strong familiarity with the OSS community
  • Experience with Instructional Design methodologies and crafting technical courseware

Job Benefits

  • Generous remuneration package
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan Enrollment
  • 30 days paid annual vacation
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • 2 additional days off for volunteering
  • Premium healthcare and dental care coverage
  • Additional pension insurance
  • Well-equipped gym onsite
  • Co-funded Multisport card
  • Daycare Center for your little ones onsite

Apply for this position Back to job

You must be logged in to apply to this job.


People. Proven. Progress. #ProgressPROUD