Developer Relations Lead

Plaid

  • Full Time

We believe the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and infrastructure developers need to create their own products. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.

Plaid’s Developer Relations team creates content that ensures developers have a great experience integrating the Plaid APIs. And we work with the product team to deliver on that promise. We focus on developer education, enablement, and brand via the three pillars of code, content, and community. We also own developer-facing docs, social media, YouTube, and other channels.

As the Developer Relations Lead, you will evolve and operationalize Plaid’s Developer strategy and directly manage the DevRel team. This includes setting direction and areas of focus at the team level and influencing developer strategy cross-functionally at the company level. More tactically, you will be define DevRel’s mid- to long-term strategy to keep pace with a high-growth organization and a fast growing product portfolio 

You will be partnering closely with other teams who work on our Developer surface areas to provide a holistic developer perspective, ensuring a best-in-class developer experience. You will be critical in scaling our developer strategy.

 

What Excites You

 

  • Great developer experience
  • Developer education and community
  • Easy to use, easy to understand APIsFintech and building a great ecosystem for everyone in it
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    What Excites Us

     

  • Strong engineering background and fundamentals
  • This is a role in the engineering organization
  • 5+ years of IC work as a SWE or DevRel Engineer
  • 3+ years as manager of Developer {Relations, Advocacy, Experience, Evangelism}
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