Platform Evangelist
Tencent America LLC - Palo Alto, CA

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Tencent America is looking for top talent to build our team in the U.S. The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial spirit and is interested in the next big thing. You thrive in a creative start up environment that is ever evolving. This is an opportunity to be in on the ground floor andto build a North American user base for a product that already has a massive global presence outside the U.S. You have the courage to challenge the status quo and superior judgment to make decisions that impact our business and users on a daily basis. You will be part of the team figuring out how to maximize the U.S. presence over the next couple years as we move from the PC world to the leading edge of mobile communication applications.

The Platform Evangelist is connected to the communities that love technology. You are focused on supporting the 3rd party developers who are building applications and businesses using our platform. You are a passionate evangelist, a software developer, as well as a champion for developer interests. This is a position for geeks who love connecting with developers/engineers and can speaking publicly about cutting-edge technologies on conference panels, at user groups, on blogs and with the press. You foster a community of developers working with Tencent America technologies and help drive strategy around our Developer Relations. This is an individual contributor role and responsibilities will evolve as the team grows.

Key Responsibilities:
Create momentum and drive success through your interactions with third party developers building applications

Source, manage pipeline and close key deals with third party developers that will drive revenues and build platform momentum, including providing feedback on researched accounts and generating new leads

Participate in technical and design discussions with the technology team and strategic partners to increase adoption and ensure best practices during implementation

Lead the process to continuously improve the sites with product team to optimize developer experience

Communicate effectively and consistently, ensuring key decisions and directions are visible to all team members and executive stakeholders

Evangelize our developer products in person and online by presenting at conferences, blogging, writing technical tutorials, and other similar activities.

BA/BS degree (In lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant work experience), prefer a degree in Computer Science or similar field

5+ years of relevant work experience as a software developer, architect, CTO, or consultant working with web or mobile technologies, including experience blogging and writing technical articles, ideally with an existing follower base, as well as working directly with press and bloggers, and attending major trade shows

2-5 years coding experience a must. Experience with web development technologies or mobile development technologies needed.

Direct experience with contract negotiations

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Demonstrated ability to think strategically about complex issues and find creative solutions to potential obstacles

Strong command of web application or mobile application development landscapes

Ability to travel

Combining the results-oriented nature of a startup with the resources of a profitable and leading internet company, Tencent America offers a unique opportunity for aspiring individuals to thrive. We embrace a culture of teamwork & creativity and are driven by our values - Integrity, Passion, Collaboration, and Innovation. We seek like-minded individuals who prosper and thrive in this culture, and also know how to have fun.
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