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Head of Developer Evangelism

| Greater NYC Area

Lifion by ADP is seeking a Head of Developer Evangelists to join us on our mission of inspiring, enabling and empowering everyone to learn.
The Lifion Developer Evangelism group will inspire our growing developer community to engage with our platform technologies. We write blogs and online learning content, deliver webinars and in-person presentations to spread the knowledge of our internal low code development platform.
We are looking for a Head of Developer Evangelist who has worked with a variety of technologies and is passionate about low code development Platforms. This person should be eager to dive deep into our low code, cloud development platform and help grow and train our developer community in multiple locations around the world. They should enjoy speaking to large audiences of experienced developers, delight in communicating complicated topics in innovative and easy to understand ways and revel in getting to know our diverse global community of enthusiastic technical professionals.

We’re looking for a leader to drive the acquisition and engagement funnel among developers at scale through best-in-class use cases, documentation, examples, training content and developer community. As the voice of our platform the ideal candidate will build and evangelize the vision of growing citizen developers across ADP, our clients and our partners.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has led or built developer evangelist roles previously and worked across the organization to create and lead overall evangelism strategies.

Responsibilities: -

Evangelism: Evangelise the benefits and advantages of using the Lifion Development Platform across the developer community by highlighting the benefits of the platform and owning the conversations with the developer community. Engage with the developer community and showcase their work at conferences to drive developer engagement and developer excitement.


Developer Community: Ensure the right level of investment is made to support the developer community to ensure their needs are met and they have a forum or mechanism via which they can access examples, training content, design templates, best practises, developer forums and have access to round the clock developer support.


Partner Community: Work with potential integration partners in line with the platform’s mission of making integrations seamless and painless. Work with partners to build out core integration capabilities and joint engineering/product plans.


Product strategy: Participate in strategic roadmap conversation with the product, engineering, infrastructure leaders to ensure your stakeholders interests are taken into account. Influence strategic direction of the product roadmap based on end consumer feedback.


Content Creation: Use your domain knowledge and product knowledge to curate and build content that can assist and help developers in their adoption of the platform.


Mentorship: As the leader of the Dev Evangelist group (which will be global in nature), you will have to build a global organization and map out career paths for the associates in your organization. Mentor junior leaders to help them incorporate best management, customer support and evangelism practices.

Competitive analysis and market intelligence: Establish an understanding of key competitors in the space and have a proper understanding of the key differentiators of the product. Articulate these differentiators and communicate it across your organization, your customers and the developer community. Use this knowledge to influence the product strategy and product roadmap using data to drive the decisions.

Requirements and Skills

  • Degree in Computer Science or BA/BS with equivalent experience. MBA preferred but not required.
  • Deep understanding of developer needs and priorities
  • Work experience as a software developer, architect, technology evangelist, consultant, or product manager for relevant data platform technologies Industry / technology
  • Expertise is required in several of the following areas: Performance engineering, data integration, experience architecting enterprise applications, including database, logic, & user interface
  • Management understanding of both open source and commercial software development practices, methodologies, and tools
  • Excellent presentation, demonstration, and interpersonal communication skills; experienced speaker at industry-level events
  • Deep analytical skills enabling comprehension and development of complex business and technical issues, topics and plans
  • Methodical and organized; able to manage multiple opportunities, projects and priorities concurrently
  • Talented at explaining complex topics clearly and concisely, and effective at providing practical guidance
  • Ability to write strong, effective technical content (white papers, technical briefs, test reports, etc.) for external audiences with a balance of technical accuracy, strategy, and clear messaging
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%.
  • Knowledge of HCM / Payroll domain beneficial but not required.
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Our office is a converted loft space in Chelsea steps away from shopping, galleries, coffee, and great food (that is, if you want to skip free lunch).

An Insider's view of Lifion by ADP

What are some social events your company does?

There are lots of events constantly going on at Lifion! From meetups to tech talks to our weekly Thursday happy hours, there's a good mix of work and play. We also do outings: in my one year of working here we’ve done laser tag, Barcade, happy hour on a boat, the vessel, a picnic in central park, escape the room, VR world, and more.


Application Developer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The People Ops Team is in full swing for FY19 Performance Reviews. It's an exciting time for the business, but requires a lot of backend work & support for our associates. We're drafting communications and timelines for management & associates, and creating the right process to gather ratings and self-assessments for a great associate experience.


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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I have been able to work with many different teams since I started here and have grown tremendously. I have worked with new product teams, Reliability teams and now work with Security and Compliance teams. This experience has enriched my technical and product knowledge, and I get to be part of the teams which are solving complex business problems.


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How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity is best fueled by collaboration, and has two simple ingredients: First, you hire passionate & talented people, people who care about users and who want to solve meaningful complex problems. Then, you support a culture of openness, with every designer constantly sharing their best ideas across the whole org. That's how creativity thrives!


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What makes someone successful on your team?

Success on our team is enjoying ownership over our work while staying open to suggestions. We have an open-door policy to share knowledge with one another, strengthening us individually and as a team. We check our egos at the door and are lucky enough to be surrounded by people who feel like family more than coworkers.


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What are Lifion by ADP Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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