Developer Advocate - React

If you are excited and passionate about JavaScript, web apps, Front-end development, and React, then this role is for you. The Open Source Developer Advocacy team is looking for an expert in React to engage with developer communities, educate, excite and inspire them to build with and contribute to Facebook’s open source offerings. This is a highly public facing and deeply technical role. You will be the spokesperson strengthening the connection between the leading front-end framework, React and its respective, worldwide user bases. This is a highly technical role, on a team dedicated to open and honest communication, leadership and strong community citizenship. You will interact with the most innovative engineers inside and outside of Facebook every day, working closely with the team that created the groundbreaking React framework. You will write code samples, present demos, articles and tutorials that easily communicate the benefits of React for developers, scientists, and technical decision makers. You will promote and highlight Facebook Open Source, a wide range of technology stacks, and relevant, contemporary software development techniques & trends. You will represent React and Facebook at developer conferences, events, hackathons, and with the technical press and bloggers. You will work on open-source software projects in a variety of programming languages. And you will also advocate internally for the needs of the developer community, working with Facebook product and engineering teams to determine features and technology strategy.
Developer Advocate - React Responsibilities
  • Create code samples, demos, prototypes, articles and tutorials to engage technical audiences at scale
  • Establish credibility with developers and developer communities as a thought leader in the Front-end space
  • Own and drive community engagement for React
  • Liaise with React product and engineering teams to communicate third-party feedback
  • Present technical sessions at conferences, running workshops and hands-on hackathons
  • Collaborate with internal teams to understand and vocalize open source and developer community building strategies
  • Execute new strategies to increase and maximize engagement with the right audiences on the right channels
  • Grow, manage, and maintain a positive public profile with the community at large
Minimum Qualifications
  • 2+ years experience presenting to technical audiences
  • 5+ years of experience coding in contemporary languages and environments - such as JavaScript, PHP, Objective-C, Java, .NET, Python, Ruby - and in the open source community
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced Degrees in Computer Science
  • Recognition as a thought leader in the React Community
  • Experience creating high quality coding tutorials, videos, presentations and demos
  • Experience using React
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $174,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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