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Developer Evangelist

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots. The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history. Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.

Team Description

Our Marketing team sets product positioning and strategy, manages product launches, and gathers customer insights. We’re responsible for maximizing our products' potential, in order to delight our users and help Dropbox grow. We partner with teams across the company, including Product, Sales, and Engineering.

Role Description

As a Developer Evangelist at Dropbox Sign, your primary objective will be to drive awareness and enthusiasm for our eSignature API among developers. You’ll be expected to advocate for developers' needs within the company and collaborate cross-functionally with Product, Marketing, Sales, Engineering, and Customer Experience teams to influence our roadmap and go-to-market strategy, establish effective goals for the Developer Program, and help shape our sales funnel. You’ll spearhead our technical content strategy, represent Dropbox Sign at industry events and conferences, and play a vital role in elevating our developer experience.

Responsibilities

  • Develop engaging and educational content such as talks, blog posts, demos, and videos to actively involve and educate the Dropbox Sign developer community.
  • Get feedback from users and share insights from talking with developers and the tech community to help improve our product and engineering work. Act as the primary advocate and spokesperson for the API, both internally and externally.
  • Utilize your technical expertise to build strong relationships, produce valuable content, and empower developers using the API.
  • Engage directly with developers through various platforms, such as forums, social media, and events, effectively communicating their needs and challenges to internal teams.
  • Represent the company at industry events, delivering captivating presentations to diverse developer audiences and fostering community growth.

Requirements

  • Demonstrate the ability to independently lead cross-team and/or multi-phase projects from design through implementation.
  • Experience in championing innovative and productive approaches to problem-solving for developers.
  • Possess a growth mindset, embracing experimentation, learning, and taking ownership of outcomes.
  • Experience in software development or contributing to open-source software.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a Developer Evangelist role and 3-5 years of experience delivering talks and creating technical content such as demos, workshops, webinars, and videos.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively simplify complex technology concepts.
  • Bachelor's degree in STEM or related field with a minimum of 4 years of experience in technology evangelism, developer relations, data science, software engineering, or a similar role.
  • Strong proficiency in Javascript and front-end web development; familiarity with generative AI products and proficiency in other widely-used programming languages (PHP, C#, Java, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of AI technologies, developer ecosystems, and emerging trends in the field.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and networking skills to engage effectively with developers, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of successfully building and nurturing AI developer communities and driving engagement through various channels.
  • Established personal brand within the developer community, with a strategic plan to leverage it for community engagement across multiple channels.

Total Rewards

Dropbox takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job and level they are hired into, location/metropolitan area, skillset, and peer compensation.  We target most new hire offers between the minimum up to the middle of the range. Dropbox is a Virtual First company and is open to hiring candidates across the U.S. However, for this role, the locations posted are preferred

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Current Salary/OTE Ranges (Subject to change):
• US Zone 1: $164,900 - $194,000 - $223,100.
• US Zone 2: $148,400 - $174,600 - $200,800.
• US Zone 3: $131,900 - $155,200 - $178,500.
 
Dropbox uses the zip code of an employee’s remote work location to determine which metropolitan pay range we use. Current US Zone locations are as follows:
• US Zone 1: San Francisco metro, New York City metro, or Seattle metro
• US Zone 2: Austin (TX) metro, Chicago metro, California (outside SF metro), Colorado, Connecticut (outside NYC metro), Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (outside NYC metro), Oregon, Pennsylvania (outside NYC or DC metro), Washington (outside Seattle metro), Washington DC metro and West Virginia (DC metro)
• US Zone 3: All other US locations 

 

Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to: 

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • (US Only) Competitive 401(k) Plan with a generous company match and immediate vesting
  • Flexible Time Off/Paid Time Off, paid holidays, Volunteer time off and more
  • Protection Plans including; Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Travel benefit plans
  • Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more
  • Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Child and Adult Care, Day Care FSA (US Only), Fertility Benefits (US Only), Adoption and Surrogacy support and Lactation Support  

Mental Health and Wellness benefits Free Dropbox space for your friends and family 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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Our Marketing team sets product positioning and strategy, manages product launches, and gathers customer insights. We’re responsible for maximizing our products' potential, in order to delight our users and help Dropbox grow. We partner with teams across the company, including Product, Sales, and Engineering.