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Developer Evangelist at Splice Machine
San Francisco, CA, US
Named as one of the 20 Red Hot, Pre-IPO Companies in 2016 B2B Tech by IDG, Splice Machine is disrupting the $30 billion traditional database with the first dual-engine database on Hadoop and Spark.

Leveraging in-memory technology from Spark and scale-out capabilities from Hadoop, Splice Machine can replace Oracle® and MySQL™ databases, while increasing performance by 10-20 times at one-fourth the cost. We are headquartered in the South of Market (SOMA) neighborhood of San Francisco.

As Splice Machine’s Developer Evangelist you'll be responsible for spreading the word about Splice Machine’s dual-engine database to developers around the world, online and in person.

About You

You will have equally strong technical and people skills; you love to code, but you love to talk to people about code just as much.
You are an expert in either RDBMS, Hadoop or Spark with a strong interest in becoming an expert in the others.
You have unending enthusiasm to share your knowledge and ideas with other developers.
You keep up with new Big Data innovation, and love being the first to talk about it.
You voice your experiences, opinions and ideas about technology as frequently as possible.
You teach and learn from other technical enthusiasts at hackathons, conferences and meetups, writing cool code, demonstrating product and networking with other people.
About What You’ll Work On

Spend a large portion of your day talking to other developers in the Splice Machine community.
Travel among developer circles to talk about and demonstrate the power of our stack.
Talk and write about the shifts in RDBMS and big data, particularly around Hadoop, HBase, Spark and Splice Machine.
Build programs to grow our Splice Machine developer community, planning and participating in webcasts, hackathons, developer events and other technical outreach activities.
Generate informative and persuasive technical content for a variety of channels including social media, blogs, podcasts, webinars, community, and industry relevant events.
Deliver engaging technical presentations related to our product that excites developers to explore and use Splice Machine’s dual-engine database solution.
Funnel developer feedback to our product teams to drive the right level of change as the product evolves.
Network and seek opportunities to increase Splice Machine’s visibility particularly within the Hadoop, Hbase, Spark and RDBMS communities.
Requirements

5+ years in developer evangelism or technical presales.
Demonstrated storytelling skills leveraging your knowledge of all things database, making you a trusted expert.
Deep intuition on how to read and engage the developer community.
Out-of-the-box thinking to identify new and effective ways to excite developers looking to manage the volume and velocity of their data.
Coding expertise in Java and SQL with some experience in MapReduce, Hive, or Spark
Flexibility to travel wherever an opportunity to talk about Splice Machine presents itself.
Self-starter. Able to learn quickly, prioritize effectively and deliver results in a fast-paced, early stage start-up environment.
Bachelor's degree required. CS or equivalent strongly preferred.
* Samples of your work - send us links to your videos presenting.