Developer Advocate at EDB (Remote)

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Developer Advocate

Note: This person can be located anywhere in the U.S.

The world loves Postgres. If you work with developers or data scientists or anyone wrangling data, you’ll probably see a sticker with the tusks and trunk of the Postgres elephant on the lid of a nearby laptop. EDB has a lot to do with that. 

We’ve been major contributors to Postgres since the beginning, and we are proud to call thousands of boundary pushing customers our partners. Proud though we are, we are not resting on our laurels. There’s plenty of work to do. The good news is that everything we do will impact Postgres, which is to say that it will impact the world. No pressure.

As a Developer Advocate, you will join a team of user experience and software development professionals on a mission to make working with Postgres easier for developers, data scientists, data wranglers, operators, and the ever-expanding ecosystem of technologists who rely on Postgres to innovate at speed. You will report into the Chief Experience Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Make Postgres easier: identify points of friction in Postgres and EDB products, develop approaches to address them
  • Contribute Postgres expertise to a number of communities, including Docker, Kubernetes, Node.js, Python, and Go
  • Identify and engage with new communities which stand to benefit from Postgres
  • Publish code and content that will help others get started with, and get more out of, Postgres 
  • Share feedback to development teams across our portfolio
  • Collaborate with product, engineering, and marketing teams 
  • Talk to Postgres users and EDB customers and listen for not only their needs but also their ideas for the future of Postgres

Requirements

  • A strong communicator
  • A robust online portfolio featuring code and technical content, including READMEs
  • Ideally, experience working on a technical advocacy team 
  • Facility with modern communication, collaboration, and development tools; e.g., Slack, Github, Stack Overflow, VSCode, Jira
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Willingness to analyze, understand, and extend existing cultural and technical systems

We know it takes a unique mix of people and skills to help us in our mission to supercharge Postgres, and we understand that not everyone will check every box. We’d love to hear from you and we want you to apply!

EDB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. EDB was built on a commitment to trust and respect each other and to embrace an array of people and ideas. These values remain at the center of our culture and are key to our company’s integrity.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • DB2Databases
    • MariaDBDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

We're in Bedford - a great commuter location if you're living in the 'burbs or for those that prefer the city life in Boston.

An Insider's view of EDB

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“What I like most about the office is the opportunities to take on new projects and experiences every day. Since joining EDB, I have learned and tried more new things than I ever thought I could in just four months. Managers at EDB are very encouraging of career development and exploration, which is something I find to be very valuable in a career!

Julia Thompson

Talent Associate

What makes someone successful on your team?

To be successful on the Product Management team at EDB, you should love data-driven analysis, have a customer focus and understand the broader competitive landscape. You should also love to collaborate, negotiate and prioritize with multiple teams to create a shared product vision.

Aislinn

Director of Product Management

What are EDB Perks + Benefits

EDB Benefits Overview

We offer generous benefits and are always looking innovative ways to support our employees.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We donate to NAACP LDF, Black Lives Matter, Amnesty International and Project Citizenship. We also donate to local children's charities in our community.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We hold All-Hands meeting twice per quarter and we host monthly luncheons when we're in the office.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We have a competitive monthly premium and will pay the second half of the deductible.
Life Insurance
Guaranteed up to 2x your annual earnings up to $375,000
Wellness Programs
We've partnered with Modern Health, an online platform that offers mental health resources, financial wellness and professional coaching. We also have every 3rd Friday off for a Wellness Day.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Teams go to workout classes together and follow each other on Peloton!
Mental Health Benefits
We provide Employee Assistance Programs.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
All employees are eligible for an annual performance based bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
We offer dependent care accounts to pay childcare costs pre-tax.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We allow remote work for almost all our positions!
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Our CEO regularly holds a book reading session for the children of EDB staff as well as other family oriented events.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
US based employees: 15 days PTO per year PTO increases after 3 years For non-US applicants, PTO policies vary and can be discussed during the interview process.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 5 sick days per year.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
We have cold brew and kombucha on tap!
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Up to $150
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
All employees will receive a $500 work from home stipend
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our leadership team is truly dedicated to taking care of our employees.

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