Developer Evangelist - Remote (Canada/US)

Job post summary
Location Americas
Team Business Operations

About the role

About the team

Shopify is building the operating system for commerce. Early on, we made the decision to build a developer ecosystem to help merchants meet their unique needs by installing apps or hiring services. Commerce is so vast and each merchant has such unique needs that they must rely on our developer ecosystem. Our team’s mission is to grow this ecosystem and help every developer succeed within it.

 

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Qualifications

We’re looking for a Developer Evangelist to

  • Create momentum and drive adoption of the platform through your interactions with developers building apps, themes, and custom storefronts on Shopify

  • Represent Shopify’s developer products in person and online by presenting at conferences, writing technical tutorials, publishing articles and videos

  • Build inspiring demos, sample apps, and continuously improve the developer experience of our APIs and SDKs

  • Grow our various developer communities by creating trusting relationships with our developers who are creating solutions on top of the platform you are shaping

  • Establish credibility with developers and developer communities as a thought leader in the commerce space

 

Requirements

  • A fundamental understanding of web development and APIs

  • Proficiency in JavaScript, React, Ruby, Node, or Python

  • Proficiency in SQL Technical background that enables collaboration with engineering teams

  • Strong writing skills and technical writing experience

  • Adept at communicating technically complicated topics simply and elegantly

  • A deep passion and empathy for developers, and the curiosity to leave no stone unturned in your investigation of niche use-cases

  • Confident and comfortable presenting to different types of audiences, large and small

  • Great project management skills, and the ability to switch contexts rapidly

If you're interested, please include a cover letter addressed to Josh and let us know why this is the role for you? Detail some of your relevant experience, and let us know a bit about why you're interested in the role.

 

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Shopify is now permanently remote, and working towards a future that is digital by default. Learn more about what this can mean for you.

Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.

At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

 

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How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.
Learn more about our hiring process 

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