Senior Developer Relations Engineer

Google Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 4 weeks ago

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5 years of experience as a software engineer, developer, or equivalent technical experience.

  • Experience in technical consulting or in a community engagement capacity.

  • Experience working with JavaScript, Java, Kotlin, PHP, Python, Ruby, Node.js, Go, iOS, Android Mobile App development, and/or web technologies.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with third-party developer tools (e.g., APIs, SDKs, client libraries).

  • Experience participating in online and offline developer communities and ecosystems (e.g., open source platforms, blogs, YouTube video series, tech conferences, hackathons, meet ups, technical teaching, and training).

About the job

In Developer Relations, we collaborate and connect with communities that love technology as much as we do. Our team interacts with developers across the globe both at conferences as well as online, and advocates for third-party developer interests and needs internally at Google. Our focus is on supporting third-party developers who build applications and businesses on Google's platforms. You might write sample code, author libraries, or work with strategic Google partners to facilitate and organize our developer communities.

As a Senior Developer Relations Engineer, you will join our team to connect with developers and speak publicly about cutting-edge technologies on conference panels, at user groups, on blogs, and with the press. Your work will foster a community of developers integrating with Google technologies and will help drive strategy around Developer Relations.

Additional Information

(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $147,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.

  • Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired into our offices in Colorado.


  • Manage open source projects and provide guidance to third-party developers in troubleshooting integrations with Google APIs and other Google developer products.

  • Write, release, and manage open source software development kits (SDKs), demo apps, and samples.

  • Propose the integration of new features which change how users interact with Google.

  • Advocate for developers internally and influence Google developer product strategy by working with cross-functional teams.

  • Drive developer discussion forums and manage the team in addressing the concerns raised in these forums.

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