Developer Evangelist
Constant Contact - San Francisco, CA

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Job Summary:
The Developer Evangelist role is a full-time position responsible for engaging the technical community online and in person to further strengthen Constant Contact’s Developer Network.
We are looking for someone that is passionate about small businesses, has a love of presenting and participating in technical communities. You should have a strong blogging history and engaged twitter following.
The person for this role will be responsible for activities that inspire developers to engage with our platform technologies, and educate and enable them to innovate and achieve success. This individual will be a compelling presenter and technology guru, and will be able to effectively evangelize our technologies with deep credibility, development expertise and first-hand experience. Members of this team write blog entries / books / articles, speak at conferences and industry events, create demos and code samples, produce and contribute to open-source projects, and serve as key spokespeople with analysts and press in regards to development with our platform technologies.

Responsibilities:
Evangelize our developer technologies via interactions with the developer community including in-person events, blogs, social media, wiki articles, discussion forums, code samples, newsletters and webinars. Manage the API track on the Tech Blog and the API Twitter account and create/drive content for these channels.
Work with product marketing teams and product managers to provide customer and partner account support to drive adoption of our technologies
Develop prototypes and demos using the latest platform technologies and features, create and tell compelling stories about why developers should integrate with Constant Contact
Drive best practices adoption within the internal and external developer communities
Participate in architectural and design discussions with highly strategic customers and partners to speed their adoption and ensure best practices during implementation
Work closely with internal product teams (product owners and developers) to comprehend and influence upcoming platform technologies, features and tools
Develop and execute on strategy around competitive developer platforms, tools and languages
Provide live support to strategic events and marketing activities in the areas of product demonstrations and speaking engagements
Publish thought-leading commentary and opinion, as well demo assets, video materials and web content
Help establish and nurture key partners in the ecosystem
Publish open-source projects that allow developers, partners and customers to quickly understand and utilize our platform technologies
Assist the business development teams to close large platform deals

Required Skills:
BA/BS in Computer Science or similar technical degree or equivalent experience
3-5+ years work experience as a software developer, architect, technology evangelist, consultant, or product manager for relevant web technologies
Understanding of commercial software development practices, methodologies, and tools
Strong technical background and application development experience, ideally one or more of the following languages: Java, .NET, PHP, Python, Ruby, Node.js, clojure
Passionate and knowledgeable about exploring and experimenting with the latest Constant Contact technologies
Excellent presentation, demonstration, and inter-personal communication skills; experienced speaker at industry-level events
Working knowledge of modern web technologies and cloud computing
Experience architecting enterprise applications, including database, logic, & user interface
Deep analytical skills enabling comprehension and development of complex business and technical issues, topics and plans
Methodical and organized; able to manage multiple opportunities, projects and priorities concurrently
Talented at explaining complex topics clearly and concisely, and effective at providing practical guidance
Ability to travel up to 25%
Regularly publishing technical content in the form of blogs, articles, slide presentations or video
Working knowledge of modern web technologies including cloud based APIs and protocols (SOAP, REST, JSON)

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