Python Developer Advocate - Remote (USA)

Remote - USA (Holmdel, East Coast and Central Region)

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  • Organization: Vonage API Group Product
  • Location: Holmdel, USA preferred; East Coast and Central Region considered too

Vonage Product Management Mission: Vonage API is the emerging leader in the $100B+ cloud communications platform (CPaaS) market. Customers like Airbnb, Viber, TikTok, Snapchat, and many others depend on our APIs and SDKs to connect with their customers all over the world. As businesses continue to shift to a real-time, customer-centric communications model, we are experiencing a time of impressive growth.

Why this role matters

As a Python developer advocate at Vonage, your main responsibilities will be to support the community and ensure that customers using the Python SDK have the best experience possible. This will include providing SDK and API feedback to internal teams and producing demos and documentation for the wider developer community to help them get started with Vonage.


What you will do

  • Maintain our Vonage and OpenTok Python Server SDKs
  • Ensure that there are examples of how to use the SDK to achieve common use cases on
  • Create both technical and non technical presentations, creating a way to interact with the developer community through social media, streaming, webinars and blog posts
  • Visit meetups, roadshows, boot camps and hackathons to build in-person relationships with the developer community
  • Support community developers on our community Slack channel, Stack Overflow and other forums
  • Continue to foster a healthy community globally through engaging with the Python developer community to provide feedback and showcase Nexmo.

What you will bring

  • Providing feedback on APIs, SDKs, documentation and product functionality
    • Individual opinion and insight
    • Via discussions with the developer community
  • Building and maintain open source code examples and demonstration apps
  • Representing Vonage at events
    • Hackathons
    • Sponsorship booths
    • Meetups
    • Conferences
    • Talks
  • Providing support via social channels such as Twitter, StackOverflow the Nexmo Community Slack, and encourage issues to be raised on GitHub
  • Supporting early adopters and key customers with integrations
  • Creating opportunities for other Vonage employees to engage with the developer community
  • Helping with recruitment through referral of strong technical candidates for roles at Vonage

What is required for application


  • Empathy is a core value for you. You see the best intentions in all actions and help move things forward
  • 2+ years professional Python experience
  • Knowledge of Git and GitHub
  • Experience of writing technical documentation or tutorials for a developer audience
  • Familiarity with at least 3 of the following: Python, PyPI, Pytest, Tox, Sphinx, Python packaging, Cosmic Ray
  • Experience of giving technical talks within an organisation, at meetups or at events
  • Comfortable working in a distributed team with autonomy

What is in it for you

  • Unlimited paid annual leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • Medical cover
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dental and Vision Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Retirement Plan
  • Telehealth
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Legal plan
  • Career progression
  • Training  
  • Industry conferences

Potential Next Career Move: Senior Developer Advocate

Job region(s): North America
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