Job Description

Title: Lead Developer Advocate

Location: United States (Remote)

About Pantheon

Pantheon is the WebOps platform for websites that deliver extraordinary results. We believe in putting the magic of the internet in everyone’s hands. That’s why we’re so passionate about helping developers, IT and marketing develop, test, and release website changes faster and more reliably so they can build and maintain websites that create value for their organizations. Our cloud native software makes it easy to securely manage a single website or thousands of websites across multiple teams in one platform.

Pantheon’s core values are Trust, Teamwork, Passion, and Customers First. At Pantheon, we work hard and play harder, valuing individuality, humor, and balance. We’re enthusiastic participants in several open-source communities and have real relationships with many of our most active customers. If all of this sounds interesting to you, read on!

The Role

Pantheon grew out of the community of professional web development teams building sites with WordPress and Drupal. The Developer Relations team keeps Pantheon connected to those roots and are passionate about helping developers build websites that deliver extraordinary results. As the Lead Developer Advocate you will lead our worldwide developer advocacy efforts to elevate our developer community and help drive growth at Pantheon. You will play an integral role in inspiring web developers to use our platform, engaging with our developer community, and representing Pantheon in the broader open source communities. By creating content like videos, presentations, technical blogs you will inspire developers to try Pantheon and be successful on the platform in their organizations. If you are eager to be part of a diverse team with big goals and have a passion for developers this is your dream job.

Cool Things You’ll Do

  • Define and execute strategies for driving developer awareness and adoption of the Pantheon Platform
  • Lead a team of developer advocates and own metrics to measure the success of the team
  • Establish the cadence and execution of developer-facing content and engagement initiatives in the community both virtually and in-person
  • Create technical content such as videos, conference presentations, technical blogs, sample code to inspire and enable developers
  • Prototype projects and technical integrations using the Pantheon platform and tools in the broader ecosystem
  • Serve as a thought leader to engage developers on innovative approaches and solutions
  • Act as the voice of developers by summarizing patterns observed in the community and sharing that information with cross functional teams to provide input to the developer experience and the product direction
  • Be an ambassador for Pantheon and participate in larger open source communities

What you Bring to the Table

  • 6+ years experience with web development with WordPress
  • 3+ years experience in developer education, developer relations or a customer facing role
  • 2+ years experience as a people manager of a developer advocacy or technical team
  • Working knowledge and expertise in decoupled CMS architectures
  • Strong understanding on how advocacy impacts product adoption and community growth
  • Proven track record of creating and producing engaging and informative technical content (such as videos, technical blogs) that resonates with developers
  • Experience creating presentations and speaking at technology conferences
  • Clear communication skills to different internal and external audiences in both written and verbal mediums
  • An active and credible presence in developer communities and contributions to an open source project
  • Innate desire to share knowledge and help developers solve problems
  • A self-starter attitude with demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
  • Willingness to travel to conferences and other events

What We Offer

We have all the usual perks and benefits but what we can really offer you is a fantastic work environment powered by an amazing team.

  • Industry competitive compensation and equity plan
  • Flexible time off, sick days, and 13 paid holidays
  • Comprehensive medical insurance including Health, Dental and Vision
  • Paid parental leave (plus fertility, adoption and other family planning benefits)
  • In-office workspace (San Francisco and New York) and remote home office furniture reimbursement
  • Monthly allowance for wellness, reading and access to LinkedIn Learning for continued development
  • Events and activities both team-based and company wide that inspire, educate and cultivate