HERE

Principal Developer Evangelist

US-CA-Berkeley
Requisition ID
2017-18362
Category
Research & Software Developmnt

Overview

HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises, and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location, we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit http://360.here.com.

Responsibilities

Location services is at the center of it all! From latest technology innovations like self-driving cars to drone delivery services, location information is the key fabric that powers these scenarios.

HERE Technologies enables people, enterprises and cities around the world to harness the power of location and create innovative solutions that make our lives safer and more efficient. We transform information from devices, vehicles, infrastructure and other sources into real-time location services that play a key role in how we move, live and interact with one another.

 

Opportunity:

We are launching the world’s first Open Location Platform that will help companies harness Location Intelligence from every connected device or sensor capable of generating and sharing its context and location. The Open Location Platform is a multi-sided platform that will ingest, process and analyze data from multiple sources. Data and Service Developers and enterprises can not only bring their data to the platform but can also offer valuable services. We are looking for a seasoned developer evangelist who can tell this story to a technical audience and grow the developer community. Fast forward to three years, and we want to become the choice of developers when it comes to location services and intelligence. Think location services == think HERE.

This job will entail two key deliverables:

  1. Lead and Drive awareness about our offerings to Developers
  2. Enable developers and partner solutions/integrations 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and grow the Developer Community for HERE Open Location Platform and HERE Location Services.
  • Drive perceptions and influence developer minds about HERE Technologies and our offerings to developers
  • Write and drive high quality technical content that helps developers get started more quickly and easily (Reference examples, Code samples, Videos, blogs, podcasts, etc)
  • Deliver articulate, effective, and audience-appropriate presentations/demonstrations with technically oriented content in public forums and external events for developers building on HERE Location Services and HERE Open Location Platform
  • Prepare and conduct developer hackathons (Internal, External and Key Partners)
  • Work cross-functionally with our product teams, many other engineering teams, and partner developers in the design and delivery of Square’s global developer platform

ENVIRONMENT

Takes initiative and will create high quality results with little supervision. Will find creative ways to improve and drive developer community. When working with company material, takes the utmost care to maintian their confidential nature. This person will be a technical leader whose decisions will impact the OLP Team as well as other internal/external departments. Reporting to Head of Developer Evangelism – Mithun Dhar.

Qualifications

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • BS Degree in CS or related with 10-12+ years of technical experience in software development/evangelism
  • (add more managerial type responsibilities)
  • Proven experience of managing teams and winning over developers
  • Passion for developers and an innate desire for good developer experiences
  • Experience building and engaging communities
  • Have previously delivered high quality code samples and documentation that others use to successfully onboard and build
  • Track record of pursuing self directed side projects, research, or open source projects
  • Great communication and writing skills
  • Video production/vlogging would be a plus

Travel:

  • This role will require 25% travel across the world. You will have colleagues to support in Europe, North America and Asia 

HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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