Co-op/Internship - Developer Advocate (Summer 2022) at Taplytics (W14)
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Full-time
About Taplytics

Born at Y Combinator in Silicon Valley and now based in Toronto, Taplytics helps amazing companies like RBC, Zappos, Grubhub, and Chick-fil-A deliver incredible customer experiences with our intelligent suite of experimentation, engagement, and analytics solutions. Our platform runs on over a billion devices around the world and processes over a trillion monthly events. Big numbers, but we’re just getting started – growing our company from here is a complex and compelling challenge for the right person.

Our vision is a world where companies can deliver engaging and highly personalized experiences to all of their users, no matter which device they’re using. Experiences that feel like magic, make their users smile, and turn them into lifelong customers.

And the exciting part? The world is ready. Customers are demanding these experiences and companies are rapidly investing in the technology to make it happen.

But, we need your help. Taplytics is growing fast in Toronto and we are searching for the talent to make our dream a reality. Taplytics has a bright future. Come grow your career with us.

About the role

Taplytics is looking for a developer advocate to build strong relationships between the development community and our new DevCycle product.

A product built by developers, for developers, DevCycle is looking for someone who can side-step the marketing speak and engage directly with the community, helping engineering teams become elite engineering teams with DevCycle and its integrations.

Working closely with all departments, you will be in a unique position to represent both the community and the company, impacting the future direction of the product and its roadmap, while developing your skills in developer relations and building your network.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing tutorials, writing blog posts, maintaining documentation
  • Addressing community questions on Github issues, Stack Overflow, Discord
  • Promoting DevCycle through social media, conferences, and meetups
  • Representing the needs of the community in product prioritization exercises
  • Creating and promoting sample apps showcasing DevCycle

Qualifications include:

  • General experience with many programming languages, including Javascript/Node
  • Strong and enthusiastic communicator
  • Hungry to experiment with new technologies
  • Passionate about modern engineering practices, including feature flags and continuous deployment

What you’ll get from us:

We’re our growing team works with some of the world’s best-known brands on very complex and unique technical challenges. Our culture of building, learning and experimentation through collaboration allows us to work on new ideas and try out innovative tech and processes. This means you’ll add valuable experience to your resume quickly. While you’re working to grow the company, we’ll have your back with a competitive salary, mentorship, Employee Stock Options, generous vacation and time off policy, education reimbursement, and robust health benefits starting day one.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. We strive to build a diverse team that embodies our values of mutual collaboration and respect. We recognize how the input of different experiences can positively impact the product and service we deliver to our customers.

Technology

Taplytics is growing and is looking to increase the team’s experience base by adding senior engineers. This is a chance to both be a leader on our small team as well as tackle the huge challenge of managing our user scale.

We operate using a micro-service architecture with many services built using Node.js and Python. Our micro-services are powered by various backend systems, including: MongoDB, Redis, Kafka, PostgreSQL, and ElasticSearch. We run at petabyte scale delivering experiences to billions of devices, requiring unique scaling solutions. Our systems are hosted across AWS / GCP using Docker Containers and Terraform. We are consistently iterating and improving our systems and workflows to improve how we develop code with a focus on producing the best product possible.

Our modern web front-end is built using the latest React.js tools, including Redux and Webpack with server-side rendering. We are continuously building on a very advanced web dashboard with interactive interfaces to modify the layout of mobile applications in visual A/B Test Experiments, develop rich messaging campaigns across many platforms, and new interfaces for seamlessly connecting together all functionality in our platform.

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