Developer Advocate

October 9, 2022 0 Comments

About the companyMeilisearch’s mission is to create a best-in-class search experience for every website and application. We are building a blazingly fast and ultra-relevant search engine made in Rust that allows our partners to have a powerful search engine without initial configuration. Features such as typo-tolerance, filters, and synonyms are provided out-of-the-box.We are fully open source: we strongly believe the best way to realize our vision is to leverage the open source community’s power. We already have many integrations and SDKs to allow any developer to try Meilisearch in their environment quickly. We have a vibrant connection with our community of early adopters and builders. We are in contact every day and eagerly listen to feedback from our contributors.We completed a $5 million round of funding September 2021, and are backed by 5 leading international investors: CRV,Mango Capital,LocalGlobe, Seedcamp, and Kima Ventures. We have already partnered with industry heavyweights like Louis Vuitton and are a team of 26 passionate people, and our project is growing fast (+10K GitHub stars in 12 months). To raise awareness around Meilisearch and deliver the best possible experience to our community, we are looking for a Developer Advocate.About the Developer Relations TeamThe team is composed today of Ferdinand, Carolina, Oluwaseyi and Luna.Their overall responsibility is to ensure the projects of the company are widely known and used by developers, as well as to foster and nurture a welcoming open-source community that encourages developer success.An important part of their mission is to be the bridge between our users and all relevant teams at Meilisearch; they provide feedback from our users to teams internally, and make sure they’re addressed, as well as keep our users updated about evolutions and future projects.What you’ll be doingAs a Developer Advocate, you role is to bring support and to be an inspiration for developers who want to use Meilisearch. You will create and distribute educational technical content for our users, and ensure the feedback of the community is addressed by our teams internally. You will also take part in empowering technical teams to become more visible. Your role will include:👉 Creating technical material to help users understand and realize the value of Meilisearch:- Enabling user success by building and/or communicating about relevant tools or code projects,- Building attractive search experience demos,- Writing efficient tutorials that help users get started and relate to their use case.👉 Representing Meilisearch at events:- Identifying relevant events for Meilisearch and organizing our participation (meetups, conferences, hackathons, workshops, etc.),- Participating in these events as a speaker, mentor, or sponsor,👉 Being an internal advocate for Developer Relations- Educating other teams at Meilisearch about DevRel best practices,- Supporting and coordinating actions taken towards technical visibility outside of the DevRel team.As part of the Developer Relations team, your role will also include:👉 Listening to users and the broader community, understanding pain points and opportunities, and delivering feedback to the engineering and product teams to improve the developer experience👉 Keeping yourself and your team up to date regarding best practices in Developer Relations: industry trends, content creation, event organization, communication with the community…Our ideal profileOur ideal profile identifies as a teacher & a learner, a builder and a doer, a mentor and a communicator. Your fit with our team is as important to us as your technical background, if not more so. Why you’ll enjoy working with us- Permanent full-time contract,- Stock options,- We are open to fully remote applications, as long as you are between GMT-4 and GMT+5 time zones,- 4 day work week & flexible working hours,- If you’re working from home, we will provide either a stipend for you to equip yourself, or an access to Fleex (Europe). We also reimburse up to 500 EUR / month for your co working expenses,- Access to a mental health platform ( + 4 sessions with a coach/trained therapist,- 3 months paid parental leave,- 6 weeks paid time off,- Management training to freshly hired and newly appointed managers,- We all get together at least once a year for a company offsite.Meilisearch is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to develop an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our open-source community.

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