Developer Advocate

Partner Engineering  |  San Jose  | ID: 7804 

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Developer Advocate

Teamwork makes the stream work.

Roku is changing how the world watches TV

Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the US, and we’ve set our sights on powering every television in the world. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem. We connect consumers to the content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers unique capabilities to engage consumers.

From your first day at Roku, you’ll make a valuable — and valued — contribution. We’re a fast-growing public company where no one is a bystander. We offer you the opportunity to delight millions of TV streamers around the world while gaining meaningful experience across a variety of disciplines.

 

About the Role

The Roku Developer Relations team is looking for a highly skilled Developer Advocate with a strong engineering background to help support external developers and partners. This Role will work closely with Developer Relations, Partner Engineering, and Partner Success to help successfully onboard and support developers and partners on the Roku Platform.

 

What you'll be doing

  • Help onboard new Roku partners
  • Help Nurture and Grow the Roku Developer Community
  • Work closely with the Roku Developer Relations team on various Developer Community initiatives such as the annual Developer Conference
  • Interface with the Roku Developer Community, whether in person or online, and assist the Developer Relations team
  • Improve developer product feature offerings by providing feedback to internal cross-functional teams including Product Management and Engineering
  • Assist external Brightscript developers in debugging their applications and in understanding the APIs and SDKs they can use to unlock experiences for their customers
  • Collaborate with Developer Relations, Partner Solutions and Engineering to improve solutions surrounding onboarding, external educational wikis, and knowledge resources

 

We're excited if you have

  • 2+ years of experience in an engineering role (embedded engineering experience is a plus)
  • Excellent coding ability in Python, JavaScript or similar
  • Experience working in Developer Relations
  • Knowledge of developer communities, their needs and how to build out a network of people within the community
  • Experience working with and helping moderate online communities
  • Experience and a proven track record of successfully working as part of a flexible, remote team 
  • Active online presence within one more developer communities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Familiarity with C++
  • High level working knowledge of HLS, DASH or similar streaming protocols  
  • Familiarity with embedded system development
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The Roku Culture

Roku is a great place for people who want to work in a fast-paced environment where everyone is focused on the company's success rather than their own. We try to surround ourselves with people who are great at their jobs, who are easy to work with, and who keep their egos in check. We appreciate a sense of humor. We believe a fewer number of very talented folks can do more for less cost than a larger number of less talented teams. We’re independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. In short, at Roku you'll be part of a company that's changing how the world watches TV. 

We have a unique culture that we are proud of. We think of ourselves primarily as problem-solvers, which itself is a two-part idea. We come up with the solution, but the solution isn't real until it is built and delivered to the customer. That penchant for action gives us a pragmatic approach to innovation, one that has served us well since 2002. 

To learn more about Roku, our global footprint, and how we've grown, visit https://www.weareroku.com/factsheet.

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Roku complies with federal and state disability laws and it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals, including applicants and employees, with disabilities unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to rokuhr@roku.com.

Roku considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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Roku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to provide equal opportunity to all individuals seeking employment without regards to race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. Roku also prohibits harassment or discrimination of applicants based on any of the above-listed protected categories. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, demotion, and termination of employment.

 

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