Senior Developer Advocate, DevOps at Couchbase
Santa Clara, CA, US
Are you looking to inspire developers with next-generation data technology?  Then we’re looking for you. This is your chance to disrupt a multi-billion-dollar industry, change how the world accesses information, and reinvent the way businesses deliver amazing customer experiences.
We’re looking for a Senior Developer Advocate to help attract and expand global developer mind-share for Couchbase. You’ll be joining the team that is the voice of and force behind the Couchbase Enterprise Developer Community. As an experienced developer, speaker, writer and community leader you’ll reach out and help developers successfully integrate with our developer community to take advantage of world-class technical mind-share and build next-generation applications leveraging the Couchbase data platform.  


    • Promote the adoption of Couchbase among SQL Developers
    • Help to drive strategy for deep evangelization into other communities of developers working on enterprise applications
    • Participate as a leader in the Couchbase Enterprise Community
    • Partner with Couchbase regional field technical leadership and community leaders to execute aligned technical events
    • Publicly speak at developer conferences, meetups and digital events
    • Directly contribute while soliciting and organizing community contribution to articles, guides, application architecture references, and code
    • Liaise with internal stakeholders on critical technical alignment
    • Advocate for developers internally and provide feedback on real-world pain points in the developer journey


    • 8+ years of combined experience in either application and/or data cluster, farm, or microservices architecture, or performance and Availability Management, or Performance optimization of operational data-layer and/or back-end data science 
    • 5+ years of SQL Query Writing and Database Performance Tuning
    • 3+ years of Open Source Code Compilation, Debugging and Customization
    • Demonstrated experience in technical writing in articles and solution references, slide presentations, technical demonstration scripts or tutorials
    • Excellent public speaking skills with 3+ years experience presenting to technical audiences
    • A personal posture of active diplomacy; seizing on opportunities to align activities for mutual benefit
    • Comfortable with ambiguity; ready to apply experience and dialog to clarify expectations on-the-fly
    • Willing to travel 35% with the discipline to work from home when necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Programming in C, Go, and/or Javascript
    • Linux and/or Windows Shell scripting
    • Code compilation and deployment on non-x64 platforms (ARM, Power, RISC-V, etc)
    • Cloud: Kubernetes, AWS and/or Azure
    • Education and/or career experience also in a non-CS discipline
    • Active participation in Open Source communities
    • Active on Stack Overflow
    • Leadership experience within a volunteer organization
    • Leadership in open source software project(s) with 10+ other contributors
About Couchbase
Couchbase’s mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world’s first Engagement Database. Built on the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform offering includes Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile and is Open Source. The platform provides unmatched agility and manageability – as well as unparalleled performance at any scale – to deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer experiences. The world's largest enterprises choose Couchbase database for the most demanding web, mobile and IoT applications - companies like Amadeus, AT&T, Cisco, Comcast, Concur, Disney, Dixons Carphone, eBay, General Electric, LinkedIn, Marriott, PayPal, Ryanair, Viber, Tesco, United Airlines, Verizon, Wells Fargo, and hundreds of others around the world use Couchbase Data Platform for their interactive web, mobile, and IoT applications.
Couchbase’s HQ is conveniently located in Santa Clara, CA with additional offices throughout the globe. We’re committed to a work environment where you can be happy and thrive, in and out of the office.
At Couchbase, you’ll get:
* A fantastic culture
* A focused, energetic team with aligned goals
* True collaboration with everyone playing their positions
* Great market opportunity and growth potential
* Time off when you need it.
* Regular team lunches and fully-stocked kitchens.
* Open, collaborative spaces.
* Competitive benefits and pre-tax commuter perks
Whether you’re a new grad or a proven expert, you’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.
Revolutionizing an industry requires a top-notch team. Become a part of ours today. Bring your big ideas and we'll take on the next great challenge together.
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