Developer Advocate


Columbia, MD, USA Remote

Full time

Developer Advocacy



Aug 29

About the Job

Developer Advocate with prior experience with Big Data Solutions, Cloud technology and experience training others. The ideal candidate is passionate about teaching and has experience with the design, development and implementation of complicated and difficult software capabilities for computer based systems. Position is training 50% and hands-on 50% of the time. Will be a hybrid role with up to 25% travel. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Will be focused on developing and delivering Software Engineer training and contribute to the operation, maintenance, and development of custom software components and integration of open source code through the use of cutting edge Big Data/Cloud technology. 
  • Candidate must have a strong working knowledge and experience developing Java based software capabilities. 
  • Candidate should have an inquisitive nature, responsiveness, and excellent testing skills. Must also possess strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines. 
  • Will work in a fast-paced, small business environment with our talented team. 
  • Will work with our training team providing software engineering expertise and developing Java based software capabilities

Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of overall experience in some combination of Training/Demonstrations, and Software Engineering, Modern Java Frameworks and Libraries (e.g. Spring, Guava) with a Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Must have previous experience training/demonstrating 10+ people/customers in-person and virtually
  • Experience in designing enterprise APIs
  • Experience in RESTful web services
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms
  • Experience with the agile software lifecycle
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven)
  • The ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing as a presenter, documenter
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: presenting, documenting, troubleshooting
  • Demonstrable experience authoring software engineering documentation (tutorials, blog posts, docs)
  • The ability to be effective working independently or contributing in a team environment
  • Must be able to work in a hybrid role with the ability to travel up to 25% of the time

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