Orbit is hiring two Developer Relations Analysts to help bring greater clarity to how our industry thinks about, organizes, and measures DevRel.
Orbit is the leading community growth platform that’s changing the way companies see the strategic value of community to grow their business. We’re a well-funded Series A company with top-tier investors like Coatue, A16Z, and Heavybit. Our company is founded on deep thinking around developer communities from which we created the Orbit Model. We believe the next set of great ideas about community and developer relations are waiting to be discovered and that they’ll be crucial to DevRel’s next steps. We’ve created this role to research and evangelize those ideas direct to DevRel professionals.
You’ll be joining a 50-person, fast-growing organization, working within the team behind DevRelCon and DeveloperRelations.com to develop training, run research programs, create content, and help organize events that will push DevRel forward. This is a transformational opportunity both to build your own career within developer relations and also to leave a lasting mark on how DevRel is practiced. You’ll develop deep expertise and will have a public role as a key player in the development of DevRel across the tech industry.
Key responsibilities include:
Conducting research projects to deepen understanding of specific aspects of developer relations, whether practical or theoretical.
Taking the lead on projects throughout the year, such as creating DevRel training or producing in-depth reports based on the team’s research.
Writing original articles for DeveloperRelations.com that showcase the team’s research, highlight the work of the broader DevRel community, and offer practical advice for developer relations practitioners and leaders.
Producing video and audio content, such as podcasts and live streams.
Helping to organize DevRelCon events both in-person and online.
Engaging with the broader developer relations community.
5+ years experience working in developer relations roles.
Ideally, experience in a related role (such as developer education, marketing, or industry analysis) prior to working in DevRel.
A vision for the future of developer relations and also the willingness to accommodate other viewpoints.
Excellent written communication in English.
qualitative or quantitative research and analysis
training creation and delivery
audio/video production or live streaming.
Orbit is a remote by design, fully distributed company with employees in many countries. Currently, we are focusing on hiring in France, the UK, or the US. We do not offer visa sponsorship at this time. Because we have teammates around the world, benefits will vary based on where you live. We take the health and well-being of our teammates seriously. Just tell us what you need to be happy and successful, and we’ll try our best to accommodate. In general, we aim to offer our employees:
We are a young startup, frequently iterating on our interview processes. The specific steps you go through may vary, but for all candidates, we hold the following principles in mind:
We respect candidates’ time and energy. We will strive for a 2-3 week interview process, unless you request more time.
We conduct conversational interviews as well as collaboration sessions, which are designed to help you get a sense of what it’s really like to work with our team.
We want everyone, candidates as well as interviewers, to come away feeling positive about the experience. Everyone should feel that they got something out of the meeting and exploring the opportunity together, even if an offer isn’t extended or accepted.
Orbit does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. We support workplace diversity. In fact, we strongly believe that diversity contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company and better products. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can and we actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of it.