Job description

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working with one or more of the following languages and runtimes: WASM, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and/or Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, Node.js, Go, or .NET.
  • Experience building with WebAssembly and Emscripten tool-chains.
  • Experience working with third-party partners.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a Front-End Lead/Architect, Tech Director, Designer, or Consultant, working with new web platform technologies.
  • Experience working on the bleeding edge of the web platform.
  • Experience blogging and writing technical articles about the web.
  • Experience creating scalable developer content and effective command of web application or mobile application development landscapes.

About The Job

The Web Developer Relations team is focused on supporting the long-term health of the web platform by working with developers to create the guidance, tools, samples, and apps they need to be successful. We want to make it easy for web developers to build great experiences quickly on the web. We work with Product teams to convey feedback from developers to help identify and prioritize changes to the platform and we work with developers to help build next-generation experiences using WebAssembly (WASM).

As a Developer Advocate, you will focus on understanding and activating the ecosystem around WebAssembly with activities ranging from motivating developers with the latest advancements in the platform to educating the industry on the possibilities of WASM. You will also focus on the creation and development of best practices by working closely with partner developers to understand their needs. Additionally, you will work closely with the Engineering team and wider standards bodies to prioritize the direction of WASM core features and toolchain.

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

Responsibilities

  • Advocate for the adoption of the Open Web and WebAssembly to strategic partners and the broader developer community with a focus on identifying opportunities for ecosystems and platforms to come to the web with WASM.
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to partner teams adopting WASM about best practices, bug resolution, and what topics on the roadmap might be relevant to them.
  • Understand the various WASM projects in the ecosystem and provide guidance on which projects are worth highlighting and advocating for changes to the platform.
  • Promote our developer products in person and online by presenting at conferences, blogging, writing technical tutorials, and other similar activities.
  • Advocate for developers internally, and consult Google developer product strategy by working with Product Management, Engineering, PR, Marketing, Business Development and other cross-functional teams.
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