Apr 28, 2022

Senior Developer Relations Engineer

  • Mina Foundation
Full time Blockchain developer Engineering

Job Description

We are looking for a talented and motivated Developer Relations Engineer to join Mina Foundation, the non-profit steward of Mina Protocol, the world’s lightest blockchain. We are building the first cryptocurrency protocol with a succinct blockchain, enabling greater access and ease of adoption than other protocols. This is a chance to join a small, collaborative team and have a ton of independence while working on fascinating cross-disciplinary problems in computing.

We’re working on technologies with the potential to reimagine social structures, and ramifications that could match the influence of the internet’s development. We believe it’s important to incorporate diverse perspectives from conception through realization.

The Role

We’re looking for someone who wants to help cultivating Mina's technical community and creating the conditions for developers and technical users in Mina's ecosystem to thrive.  Mina enables a new class of cryptocurrencies-enabled applications where users can securely and frictionlessly interact with the network while developers can add functionality to their applications in a few lines of client-side code. 

This is a chance to join a small, collaborative team and have a ton of independence while working on fascinating problems that span software engineering, systems design, cryptography, and computing. We also offer competitive compensation both in salary and equity as well as top-of-the-market benefits.

Responsibilities: 

  • Directly engage with the developer community through meetups, roadshows, boot camps, hackathons, lectures, training, and other education channels.
  • Community Support - Facilitate a great experience with Mina for developers at scale with broad reach channels such as Discord, video conference, Stack Overflow and other forums.
  • Community development - Foster a healthy community globally through user group support, a Community Champions program.
  • Build samples and demos to help showcase Mina capabilities which the community can leverage.
  • Create content to engage the developer audience through blog posts, documentation, videos and social media
  • Develop technical content to simplify development for Mina developer community. 
  • Conduct projects that better facilitate the community engagement and activeness
  • Collaborate closely with the Mina Foundation Marketing & Community, Engineering and Product teams.
  • Screen incoming grant applications for technical fit, providing recommendations to applicants as needed.
  • Support grant applicants through screening, launch, growth stages by connecting them with relevant teams at Mina ecosystem.
  • Synthesize and share feedback from the developer community with Engineering and Product teams to help Mina improve the product

Qualifications: 

  • Leadership skills. Able to lead, manage, and report Developer Relations projects.
  • Lead content initiatives and strategize effective ways of educating the developer community. 
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a developer relations, developer education role.
  • Development skills - A Computer Science degree, or equivalent, 2+ years of blockchain development experience.
  • Presenting skills - The ability to present complex technical ideas to developers and often non-technical audiences.
  • Education skills – The ability to craft educational/training content.
  • Data-driven decisions – eager to experiment with new ways to help our developer learn our products faster.
  • Curiosity - Experience of working with blockchain is not essential but a demonstrated curiosity about the technology and its impact are critical.
  • Ability to travel - The developer relations team spends 30% of the time on the road globally.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

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