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Developer Advocate, Technical Communications

Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Job Type
14 Jul 2022
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Zoomies help people stay connected so they can get more done together. We set out to build the best video product for the enterprise, and today help people communicate better with products like Zoom Contact Center, Zoom Phone, Zoom Events, Zoom Apps, Zoom Rooms, and Zoom Webinar.

Were problem-solvers, working at a fast pace to design solutions with our customers and users in mind. Here, youll work across teams to deliver impactful projects that are changing the way people communicate and enjoy opportunities to advance your career in a diverse, inclusive environment.

The Developer Advocate, Technical Communications designs strategies to communicate updates, changes, new features, and other projects to Zooms developers. This includes changelogs, blogs, internal communications to stakeholders, breaking change notifications, training material, etc.. for our developers. The goal of this role is to provide an easy path to information for our developers.

This role is one that is vital to our developer platforms success and as such will require someone who is a self-starter and motivated to find solutions to gaps in processes and information for our developers. Not only writing content to make sure the right information is shared in a timely manner, but also coordinating and working directly with engineering and other stakeholders to create processes that allow for expedient sharing of knowledge internally and externally. Lastly, the Developer Advocate is someone who can understand technical concepts and distill them into easy-to-understand language for our non-technical internal stakeholders.

  • Develop and maintain processes that allow for information and platform updates to be shared internally with proper stakeholders
  • Work with cross-functional teams to coordinate comms across the developer platform
  • Able to take hard-to-understand technical concepts and describe them simply for a non-technical audience
  • Self-starter who can find solutions for gaps in processes and information
  • Manage and maintain an information pipeline between engineering and internal stakeholders.
  • Manage and maintain a close relationship with marketing and their content creators

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ Years of professional programming experience
  • Proficient in at least one major programming language (NodeJS, Python, Javascript, Rust, etc.)
  • Ability to write content in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to proofread communications and provide constructive feedback
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  • Job Reference: 658160360-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Zoom
  • Location: Shawnee Mission, Kansas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent