Head of Developer Relations

About QuestDB

We have built the fastest open source time series database from the ground up to offer breakthrough performance for real-time analytics. We bring experience and technical approaches in low-latency trading to make SQL for time series fast and efficient.

Developers rely on QuestDB as the analytic backbone of real-time systems ranging from financial services to machine learning, IoT, and application monitoring. Fortune 500 companies such as Verizon deploy QuestDB for large-scale, data-intensive production systems, some of which serve close to a billion users. We are an ambitious and fast-growing organization working within the fastest-developing database category.

We are a remote-first company backed by leading venture capital firms and Y Combinator.

The Role

Helping developers solve their problems is at the center of what we do. Your role will consist of engaging with the user base and orchestrating the growth of our open source communities.

This is an open-ended role with a substantial degree of autonomy. You will have full liberty to develop outreach channels such as promoting content to spur adoption, planning events, marketing, PR and social media initiatives, as well as any additional direction you will deem relevant.

Responsibilities

  • Understand and track developers needs: Create feedback loops with the developer community to inform product roadmap. Be the first point of contact for developers requests and questions
  • Manage and engage the community: Build engagement developers' social channels and grow our Slack community. Manage outreach to developers online moderating day-to-day community activity in the discussion forums and via conferences, webinars, events, workshops, etc
  • Create content: Work with the entire team to create technical articles and blog posts for developers
  • Identify strategic partnership opportunities to grow our developer community

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in community development
  • Passionate about open source and the developer community
  • Time-series database knowledge preferred
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with cloud-native technologies and observability tools
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Analytical mindset
  • Marketing experience is a plus
  • Relationships in prominent open source communities is a plus

What we offer

  • Wonderful, highly qualified colleagues and a friendly and agile environment
  • A supportive, collaborative & inclusive culture that celebrates diversity
  • Remote-first working environment that prioritizes open communication
  • Attractive equity package above market standards for fast-growing company
  • Freedom of choice for your technical equipment (Mac or Linux or Windows)
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression as we grow
  • Flexible working hours

Working at QuestDB

We hire talented and passionate people who share our mission to empower developers to solve their problems with data. We are building breakthrough technology to power the infrastructure of tomorrow.

  • We are a company with thousands of users; our mission is to empower them.
  • We invest in a culture that promotes ownership, autonomy and independent thinking.
  • We have transparent leadership and value employees' strategic inputs.
  • Our team is ambitious and tackles the most difficult problems at the deepest data infrastructure layer.

Get in touch!

Apply for the Head of Developer Relations position by visiting the link below and submitting your personal details. Attach links to your portfolio where relevant (LinkedIn, GitHub, personal website, etc.) and include a few words about why you are interested in QuestDB.