Developer Advocate / Developer Relations (Dev/Rel)
Our Mission is to Build the Video-First Future of Commerce
Axonista is an award-winning video technology company, working with some of the world’s most forward thinking media companies and brands. Using our technology, customers can build and launch any interactive video experience, from shoppable video to streaming services. Our customers operate on the global stage, and include QVC, HSN, WaterBear, Virgin Media, and the Irish Film Institute.
We are looking for an experienced Developer Advocate to join us in building a best-in-class Developer Experience on our Platform. This will enable Customers, Partners and our own App teams to quickly and easily build globally impactful video-first applications on Web, Mobile, Smart TVs and Set Top Boxes.
This is a fully remote position (working from home) and we are happy to welcome applicants from Ireland, Croatia or Spain.
Build out our Developer Hub and coordinate the creation of a wide range of enabling content including howtos, articles, whitepapers, videos, blogs and newsletters
Take feedback regularly from our partners, customers and internal App Dev teams
Work closely with the product team to improve the platform
Analyse developer platform and API/SDK usage/behaviour to identify areas for improvement
Collaborate with Platform and App Dev teams to define new and improved SDKs
Use friction logging and dog-fooding to help drive the developer platform forward
Be a point of contact for our developer community and provide technical guidance
Work with our App Dev teams to develop best-practice sample code and applications to accelerate development of new apps on our platform
You will be working with multi-functional multi-country teams with expertise in Web, Mobile and OTT applications. Ideally, you will have the following:
5+ years in a technical role
Experience as a DevRel/Developer Advocate/ Sales Engineer
Experience of working with REST APIs and API integrations, with knowledge of GraphQL
Awareness of mobile app development approaches
Highly productive at writing clear impactful technical documentation
Opinionated on effective ways of on-boarding new developers
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to connect with developers
Strongly data-driven with knowledge of multiple analytics platforms
Experience in creating technical content such as blogs, videos, and presentations
Passion for technology and the ability to learn new technologies quickly
Empathy for developers and the desire to help them be successful in their projects
Bonus Points but not mandatory:
Experience with video technologies, low latency live-streaming and players
Experience with Smart TV platforms such as LG or Samsung
Experience with web-based Set Top Box platforms
Experience with video commerce
Why work with us?
We are scaling rapidly and you will have the opportunity to make a real impact. It’s an exciting time to join us! We also offer some nice benefits
Private Health Insurance Contribution
Training / Education Support
25 days annual leave
Generous “Refer a Friend” Programme
Employee Share Option Scheme
Paid Sick Leave
Axonista is operating a fully remote team. We are Headquartered in Ireland with our teams dotted throughout Europe. This is a fully remote position (working from home) with the opportunity for in-person collaboration at times throughout the year.
What is the Hiring Process?
Applicants for the position can expect the following hiring process:
Qualified applicants will be invited to a 30-minute conversation with a member of the Platform team.
If successful at the initial round, candidates will then be invited to a series of interviews with the Hiring Manager and other members of the Axonista team as required.
Successful candidates will be contacted with an offer to join our team.
Everyone is welcome at Axonista. We strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, gender orientation, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical (dis)ability, or length or time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us.
If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process please let us know.