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Developer Advocate Facebook
Seattle, WA

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Job Description

The Open Source Developer Advocacy team is responsible for the relationship between the Facebook open source program and software developers from around the world. A Developer Advocate promotes standards and good development practices, by actively engaging with developer communities, raising awareness of the company's developer-centric activities, and guiding and educating those developers that use Facebook open source offerings. This is a highly technical team, dedicated to open and honest communication, world-class software, and strong community citizenship.

You will interact with the most innovative engineers inside and outside of Facebook every day. You will write code samples, articles and tutorials for developers. You will highlight Facebook Open Source, a wide range of technology stacks, and many contemporary software techniques & trends - such as mobile and machine learning. You will represent Facebook at developer conferences, events, hackathons, and with the technical press and bloggers. You will work on open-source software projects in a variety of programming languages. And you will also advocate internally for the needs of the developer community, working with Facebook product and engineering teams to determine features and technology strategy.

We are looking for a Developer Advocate to strengthen our open source ecosystem, ensuring we have the best-in-class technology offerings, community management and developer representation around the globe.


* Create code samples, demos, articles and tutorials for a highly technical audience

Present technical sessions at conferences, running workshops and hands-on hackathons

Liaise with Facebook product and engineering teams to communicate third-party feedback

Assisting in the creation and maintenance of a variety of open-source projects

Shepherd open source projects from incubation to public release

Own and drive community engagement for high profile open source projects

Collaborate with internal teams to understand and vocalize open source strategies across a pillar of projects

Drive efficiency ideas to make our open source program processes more streamlined and effective

Establish and execute programs that help increase the awareness and reach of our open source brand

A willingness and ability to travel worldwide, extensively


* BA/BS in Computer Science, or an equivalent degree and experience

Experience of blogging, technical documentation, and developer outreach

Experience presenting to technical audiences

Coding experience in contemporary languages and environments - such as JavaScript, PHP, Objective-C, Java, .NET, Python, Ruby - and in the open-source community. Candidates will complete Facebook's 6-week engineering bootcamp


* Knowledge of existing follower base of developers through social media, a blog, or books

Experience understanding the Facebook Open Source Programs and its offerings

Experience in the principles of social design

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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