Developer Advocate

Within the United States /
Product /
Full Time
We are expanding our team and you can be anywhere in the United States to join us.

At Temporal, we are on a mission to remove the complexity in developing reliable software for the cloud. If you want to solve hard distributed system problems, have a passion for open source software and building a strong developer community, then come join us in our mission. Temporal offers an entirely new way to build scalable and reliable applications. Temporal enables developers to focus on writing important business logic, and not on managing state or worrying about the underlying infrastructure. The Temporal platform is already being trusted by top-tier companies as a core technology in their mission critical systems. Our active open source community of developers, who are also our users, provide us with real-time feedback and contributions. We're backed by top VC firms and have a team of professionals from start-ups and larger companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Uber, Apple, Cisco and more.

Temporal is a product by developers, for developers. Our success so far is largely due to our already thriving and diverse community. We believe that investing in, nurturing and growing with our community will only become more important as our product and business mature. Advocacy is not an afterthought at Temporal, enabling developers is what we are all about.

The Developer Advocate will be Temporal’s functional evangelist, educator, and guide-to-all-things.

What you'll do
*Champion Temporal to our target community at conferences, meetups, coding boot camps, online forums, Twitter, Stack Overflow, Hacker News, and more.
*Nurture relationships with key influencers, foster a healthy technical community, and collect and prioritize product feedback and technical blockers with Product and Engineering teams.
*Create and deliver world class tutorials, demos, sample applications and reference architectures.
*Provide high quality technical expertise, training and help drive education programs.
*Help define and drive high level strategy for advocacy at Temporal.
*Help mentor and grow junior members of the team.

What you'll bring to us
*Previous experience as a Developer Evangelist/Advocate.
*Experience working with or as part of remote teams.
*Technical acumen, crisp understanding of distributed systems and ability to write samples and reference applications (Java, Python, GO, others).
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills; experienced with public speaking, presentations, podcasts, webinars, training, and blog writing.
*Experience growing an open-source community.
*Experience working with 3rd party communities, social media and blogging.
*Travel may be needed depending on where developer events are held.

Extra credit
*Expertise in one or more adjacent technical domains:
Languages: Python, Java, Golang, TypeScript, .Net
Ecosystems: CI/CD, AI/ML, ETL, Finance, etc
Technologies: Kubernetes, Prometheus, Terraform/Ansible/CDK

Additional perks:
*A new category of software
*Collaborative, productive, and fun team
*Competitive salary
*Unlimited time-off
*Medical, dental (including ortho), & vision benefits (premiums paid by company)
*AD&D, long and short - term disability, life insurance (standard and supplemental)
* HSA + employer contribution
*Employee Assistance Program
* Wellness / Food allowance ($) per month
*401K plan
*$1000 for home office setup in addition to company issued hardware

What team members bring to the table:
First principles and critical thinking skills, good design sensibilities, experience working in or with distributed systems and the challenges they bring, and a passion for advancing the state of the art along with the potential to change the way developers everywhere write distributed applications.

What team members are doing at Temporal:
Collaborating daily with highly technical and truly brilliant leaders in the field, drawing pictures and writing words around architecture, design and implementation of innovative systems and software. Writing clean code either building on or utilizing Temporal to make the world a better place by providing value to developers through world-class open source and hosted software. 

We're currently investing in our:
*Open Source Server platform
*Open Source Client Runtime/SDK to support many programming languages
*Developer community to build integrations
*SaaS offering
*Best in-class Front-end

Technology We Enjoy:
*The right tool for the job
*Entirely cloud-based infrastructure
*A variety of programming languages
*CNCF projects and cloud native tooling
*Managed services with clean APIs
*Open Source Software
*Hashicorp Software
*Developer's choice of operating system (Mac, Linux, Windows)

Note: Temporal is written in Go (server) and Rust (core SDK), but language specific experience is not necessary to join.

Temporal Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Temporal Technologies does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We embrace and celebrate difference and diversity.

We are not working with agencies, thanks.