API Developer Evangelist
Phone.com INC - Newark, NJ
Join Phone.com as our first Developer Evangelist and play a pivotal role in establishing the position and growing with the company to eventually be part of a larger evangelist team. You will balance your time between NYC and our Newark NJ office while also having the flexibility of working remotely. About Us: Phone.com is a 21st century cloud-based phone service provider with tools that empower developers to build voice and SMS applications which leverage Phone.com ’s Hosted PBX offering and communications platform. We serve 100,000+ end-points to small businesses, start-ups and incubators.

We have been growing year over year and in 2012 Phone.com was recognized as an INC500 company. We are well funded and have a great team. Phone.com is headquartered in New Jersey with offices in San Diego and New York City. Responsibilities: Imagine a career where you can support and inspire developers to build " launch innovative application every day.

This position is for a social developer with strong written, presentation and communication skills. As a Developer Evangelist, you are the quotVoice of the Developerquot, ensuring developer-facing services (APIs, SDKs, documentation, etc) are truly meeting developer needs. You will play a key role in establishing Phone.com°s API as a technical standard for cloud-based communications. As such, your responsibilities will be to: Motivate and empower developers in the Phone.com community to build remarkable applications.

Connect with developers at various events including meetups, hackathons, conferences and other technology events around the US - engagements can range from general networking, formal presentations, Q"A, and product demo°s. Write sample code " apps as part of showcasing the many possibilities of our API platform. Create content including how-to°s, blog posts, screencasts and participate in community discussions that will educate developers about our API. These, amongst other social media tools like Twitter " Facebook, will all be part of the toolkit used to build developer engagement around Phone.com ’s API and cloud services.

Engage and support developers in the API Support Community, via email, social networks and in person. Collect customer feedback to assist Engineering, Product, Marketing, and Sales teams in identifying customer needs and to refine our products and policies to meet those needs. Qualifications: At least 2 years of post- college programming experience You are an experienced software developer, bringing strong and well-rounded coding skills in a wide range of web technologies including REST, JSON, PHP, XML, etc. You°ve built applications using web APIs.

You ’re a natural born hacker with a flair for being social and outgoing. You have strong networking and follow-up skills. You°re passionate about learning new technologies and enjoy helping developers build their own applications. You°re a polished presenter with fantastic writing skills.

You maintain written content including documentation and blogs about technical topics, new features, tutorials, and newsworthy applications. Proven ability in building a community around something you were passionate about. You°re a self starter, with an entrepreneurial spirit, willing to travel solo as needed, and comfortable working evening and weekend events. Nice to have: Already an active participant in NYC area meetups and technology events.

You°ve participated in a Hackathon. You°ve worked in a startup environment as a web developer or technology evangelist. Exposure to a wide variety of programming languages, including Python, Ruby, Java. Love to work in an entrepreneurial setting.

Strong developer oriented public speaking and presentation skills. Passion towards creative technical problem solving. Active participant in open source communities including code contributions. Benefits: Medical, dental " vision insurance.

Company-provided smart phone " IP phone with as-needed data access. Metro card and paid travel as needed. Remote work gear including PC, Apple, or Linux laptop. We°ll hook you up!

What to do next: Please include a cover letter with your application. Please include your desired salary range.

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