Mashape is looking for a Developer Evangelist to explore the Galaxy

The Empire wants a Developer Evangelist

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Yes. We’re looking for our first developer evangelist who will spread our voice beyond the boundaries of mankind.

Job Description

You should know how to code. A specific programming language is not necessary in this case, but an overall understanding of machines, code and APIs is required.

You will organize and attend hackathons – you should have strong communication skills. You will inspire developers, generate content from blog posts to tweets. You should have a natural affection in helping people. You decide which conferences/summits will need to be sponsored, seed the base for monthly meet-ups around US, and create swag to give out. You will also be taking care of the overall external communication of Mashape.

In addition, you will be tasked to discover new viral mechanics to build into the product in order to accelerate growth of the user base. You are free to create unconventional marketing tactics, look out for the overall happiness of the Mashaper community. At the same time, you will play a key role in identifying and contacting API providers to list their services on Mashape, as well as establish strategic partnerships for Mashape.

Skills

  • You’re an API Hustler
  • You love to communicate with developers and you measure the success by the happiness of our community
  • You have built web or mobile apps before and you feel yourself more a generalist developer.
  • You always want to discover new paths and new technologies
  • You have outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • You are able to travel worldwide and adapt yourself in new countries and cultures
  • You should have built at least one community around something you cared

Mashape is a Cloud API Hub. We make it easy to distribute, monetize, manage and consume cloud APIs. Mashape is building a world-class marketplace for cloud APIs, driven by a passionate community of developers from all over the world. Our vision is to revolutionize the way data and services are distributed and consumed.

Why we’re awesome

We’re friendly. We’re API Hustlers. We deploy and get things done, daily. We’re passionate about creating this new API Industry from the ground up, with you.

  • We live and work in our hacker house next to South Park – the Mashape Lair
  • As an early employee you get a true stake of the company
  • Italian Food cooked by the founders
  • A 2nd family -­‐ whatever problem outside of work; we’ll be there!
  • 2 weeks/year in a spiritual retreat with us somewhere in the world
  • Apple equipment
  • Vacation days & time off
  • Craziness & happy hour
  • Much more

Mashape is backed by top tier VCs in the world such NEA, Index Ventures, Charles River Ventures and Ignition Partners; as well as outstanding angel investors such Jeff Bezos (Amazon CEO) and Eric Schmidt’s (Google President) Innovation Endeavors.

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About

Mashape is the largest API hub in the world where you can consume, distribute, monitor and monetize your public and private APIs. Mashape powers 10,000 public & private APIs in every major industry, including finance, healthcare, and entertainment. We’re a Series A startup backed by Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Eric Schmidt (Google), Stanford University and top tier VC firms including Index Ventures, NEA and CRV.

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