Developer Experience Engineer - Remote Friendly

Cypress.io · Sep 6th 2019

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Note: This is a remote-friendly position. West Coast and Central U.S. are preferred.

Do you get excited about developer tools? Do you have a keen eye for software quality/testing practices and methods? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with fellow developers? Are you eager to solve the challenges that developers like yourself face?

If yes, then join the new Developer Experience (DX) team at Cypress to empower developers to build and ship higher quality software faster than ever before.

The DX Engineer is a highly visible role that puts you right in front of the Cypress community via conferences, workshops, meetups, webcasts, and other speaking engagements. This responsibility requires you to be a technical expert and communicator with a strong ability to clearly articulate specific problems and solutions to support the diverse use cases of Cypress.

The DX Engineer is a cross-functional role requiring you to collaborate with product design, engineering, marketing, and customer-success teams to ensure that users have a smooth, high-fidelity, and productive end-to-end experience with Cypress.

The DX Engineer is a high-impact role, acting as a spokesperson to scale awareness, increase product adoption, and build industry mindshare via development of tutorials, demonstration apps, custom plugins, integrations with other frameworks/services, and related methodologies. Most importantly, you’ll disseminate all this knowledge via formal documentation, blog posts, presentations, and video content that can be consumed by a diverse developer audience.

Responsibilities

  • Author and engage with the community to create curated presentations, videos, demonstrations, and learning guides to make it incredibly easy for developers to use Cypress.

  • Be a community leader to the Cypress community, creating an eager, inclusive ecosystem of developers who love our products and recommend it to others.

  • Foster relationships with the open source community and establish partnerships that improve the experience and workflow of Cypress users across common frameworks and libraries.

  • Support product launch activities via validation of final experience, demonstration content, product messaging, engaging with early-access users, collaborating with launch partners, and more.

  • Develop demonstration apps, custom plugins, integrations with other frameworks/services, and testing-related methodologies

Requirements

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills to engage a variety of audiences, including developers, QA, and senior decision makers.

  • Extensive experience using client and server-side JavaScript and frameworks such as Angular, React, and Vue.

  • Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of urgency. Must be resourceful, proactive, and deadline driven.

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and possess a high level of integrity.

  • Collaborative team player that works well in collaborative situations and start-up environments.

  • Natural leadership skills and the ability to work with all teams in the company

  • Open-minded, accepting of different perspectives and willingness to measure and experiment.

  • Willingness to travel

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