Senior Developer Advocate


United Kingdom Remote Only

Full time

Developer Advocacy

JavaScript React

Mar 13

About the Job

About now you’d expect us to tell you what Amplience do. Well, we don’t do the expected. Instead, we want to tell you about what we believe in – freedom. Freedom is everything Amplience stands for. That’s why, if you want to work with us (we’d be honored) you’d better be ok with working your own way. 

(Oh and in case you were wondering, what we do is help create the future of customer experiences.) 

  Now it’s over to you. Take a look and see if what we need sounds like you.

Amplience is looking for a developer advocate to join our team! Your role will be to develop and execute a strategy to drive developer engagement with the Amplience platform.

At Amplience, we are on a mission to unleash the potential of every user, no matter the role, with the freedom to do more. We are building the leading commerce experience platform for retailers and brands by aligning marketers and developers with powerful tools, modern technologies and best practices. The core components of our product include an API-first CMS & DAM that is used by over 350 of the world's leading brands. 

Developer Engagement at Amplience builds developer awareness, defines the developer experience to drive platform adoption, and brings new capabilities of our cloud platform to market. We are relentlessly passionate about helping developers build the next generation of shopping experience with Amplience. 

This role presents an exciting opportunity to help shape Amplience’s go to market strategy to enable developers around the globe.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a portfolio of developer programs that attract and engage developers with the Amplience platform
  • Plan, define and develop the Amplience developer portal.
  • Author engaging developer-facing content including blog posts, ad copy, social posts, guides, contributed articles, landing pages, tutorials, and videos
  • Conduct competitor and market analysis to craft a unique and compelling developer value proposition for Amplience.
  • Work closely with a range of cross-functional teams including product managers, solutions, sales engineering, marketing and design - to craft, develop and deliver a developer-centric go-to-market strategy. 
  • Leverage relevant social channels to drive developer engagement.
  • Increase entrances to, and engagement with, our developer channels (website, developer portal, marketplace, blog, YouTube channel, and docs).
  • Conduct ongoing analysis and insights into content performance
  • Advocate for our existing and prospective users & developers, be informed about our competitive landscape, and become the go-to expert for your product area to help shape the product roadmap and strategy.

Skills & Experience

  • Solid understanding of modern methodologies, frameworks and languages such as Jamstack, serverless functions, headless, javascript frameworks such as React, Next.js etc..
  • Experience, deep understanding and love of the CMS and eCommerce technology space.
  • Great development skills - both in creating and explaining software and products
  • Excellent communication skills, this job is about reaching out, listening and distilling information.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in developer evangelism, advocacy or relations roles.
  • Experience working in technology, infrastructure, or platform companies is preferred.
  • At least 2 years of product marketing or go-to-market experience. 
  • Experience in B2B marketing and working closely with sales and engineering teams is preferred.
  • Experience, deep understanding and love of the CMS and eCommerce technology space.

More about YOU:

  • You’re a technologist at heart who enjoys learning about new tech, sharing stories, and building communities in your day-to-day work.
  • You’re excited to build and get to know our developer community on a human level and understand what makes them tick.
  • You love the challenge of unpacking a new technology, learning how it works and teaching others about it at a personal level and at scale.
  • The prospect of giving a demo at an event or mingling with developers at a hackathon gives you an energy boost.
  • You like to solve complex organizational scaling challenges with your technical aptitude and look for creative ways to constantly optimize for growth.
  • You’re proactive and like to build new things to further your abilities and to help others.
  • Lastly, and most importantly, you’re keen to understand the motivations of software developers and help them learn and build. You’re excited to dive into the world of software development practices and APIs. You are familiar with developer watering holes like Stack Overflow and HN. You’re naturally inquisitive, enjoy learning, and can capture and distill developer feedback into meaningful marketing campaign ideas and input for our product roadmap.

Job Benefits

So what’s in it for you? Aside from using some great technologies and working with smart friendly people who are very generous with their knowledge, we have a great set of benefits to recognise everybody’s individual needs.

  • Freedom to work from home, with offices for when you want them
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee share options so that everyone can benefit from our success
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity policies
  • Extra holidays once you’ve been with us for a while
  • The option to purchase additional holidays
  • Charity / volunteer days
  • Life assurance policy
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Season ticket advance loans
  • Study leave

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