Developer Advocate



Software Engineering, Legal
Toronto, ON, Canada · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023
About Us
Chainlink Labs is the primary contributing developer of Chainlink, the decentralized computing platform powering the verifiable web. Chainlink is the industry-standard platform for providing access to real-world data, offchain computation, and secure cross-chain interoperability across any blockchain. Chainlink Labs helps power verifiable applications for banking, DeFi, global trade, and gaming by collaborating with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, notably Swift, DTCC, and ANZ. Chainlink Labs also works with top Web3 teams, including Aave, Compound, GMX, Maker, and Synthetix. Chainlink Labs was ranked in Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2023 in both the United States and United Kingdom.
The Product Team
The Product Team at Chainlink Labs is dedicated to delivering cutting-edge solutions for the rapidly evolving world of DeFi, on-chain finance, gaming, NFTs, and other major verticals. Our team of experienced product managers, designers, and engineers work together to create innovative products and services that enable smart contracts to securely access off-chain data and systems.
With a focus on user-centered design, we strive to create intuitive and seamless experiences for developers and end-users alike. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the blockchain space, and our products are used by some of the most innovative and forward-thinking organizations in the industry.
Whether it's building new features for the Chainlink Platform decentralized oracle network, creating new tools and integrations for developers, or exploring new use cases for blockchain technology, the Product Team at Chainlink Labs is at the forefront of innovation in the blockchain space. Join us on our mission to create a more decentralized world.
About the Role
Are you a passionate developer with a knack for evangelism and communication? Are you excited about the limitless potential of blockchain technology? Join Chainlink Labs as a Developer Advocate, where you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of blockchain and Web3 services. As a Developer Advocate, you will be at the forefront of our mission, working closely with our product teams to ensure the best developer experience while representing Chainlink at developer events and conferences. If you're ready to inspire and equip developers, contribute to the growth of the Web3 ecosystem, and take your career to the next level, this is the role for you.

Objectives of this Role

  • Provide valuable input into at least one Chainlink product, enhancing the developer experience and usability
  • Assist in an upcoming product launch by building a compelling demo use case that showcases the power of Chainlink
  • Represent Chainlink at a partner developer event or hackathon, or create content to support BUILD or SCALE partners, fostering community growth and awareness
  • Continuously provide developer feedback to Chainlink's Product Management and Engineering teams, helping shape product development based on community needs
  • Take the lead in Chainlink's developer events, making them best-in-class and tailored to developers' interests

Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong engineering skills, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the software industry, working as a developer, evangelist, or solution architect
  • Production coding experience, ideally full stack with JavaScript (JS) and TypeScript (TS). Any experience with Solidity and a willingness to explore blockchain languages like Rust or Golang is a plus
  • Experienced or comfortable with public speaking, with a high comfort level around coding in front of a live audience
  • At least 1 year of experience working in Developer Relations, either in Web3 or traditional tech/Web2
  • Strong technical writing skills; ability to clearly communicate complex ideas and concepts
  • Exceptional social and networking skills; a desire to engage with and meet people in various developer communities
  • A genuine passion for the blockchain space and a belief in its potential to change the world for the better

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Product Design, User Experience (UX), and Developer Experience (DX)
  • An active social media presence, especially on Twitter, demonstrating your engagement with the developer community
  • A deep passion for inspiring and educating fellow developers about the possibilities of blockchain technology
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in a dynamic startup environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel occasionally and work irregular hours if required
All roles with Chainlink Labs are global and remote-based. Unless otherwise stated, we ask that you try to overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
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