Head of Developer Relations

This role is remote and location agnostic. Full time or paid via grant.

This role is suitable for a developer relations expert with an unrelenting & uncompromising passion for truly decentralized and trustless infrastructure. As well as having the chutzpah to design & scale a developer adoption programme with strong support from a stellar founding team.

Without investing in marketing, Flare has amassed a fervent community of over 250k followers and is now focusing on doing everything it takes to onboard Web2 & Web3 developers to the protocols.  Flare’s EVM compatibility means Ethereum’s tooling is readily available & solidity developers will have few problems picking up the code.

As Head of Developer Relations you will become Flare’s leading light amongst the most influential developer communities within Web3 and beyond. You will be backed to the hilt and responsible for leading all developer engagement, hackathons & bounty programmes. As well as speaking at the most high-profile events in Web3.

Your impact:

-First & foremost, you have passion for relating to developers.

-Build the developer relations programme and scale the team required.

-Working with the Ecosystem Team, strategize the programme of content required to fuel rapid developer adoption.

-Represent Flare Networks at developer conferences and events by leading the execution of Flare Network’s hackathons.

-Oversee the participation in all the other major Web 3 hackathons & developer conferences by giving speeches, doing live demos of Flare Networks, and interacting with attendees.

-Create inspiring product demos, tutorials, and other videos to use for events and marketing.

-Create and publish technical content that will excite Web 2 & 3 audiences.

-Manage and grow developer communication channels such as Gitlab, Discord, Twitter and Telegram. Moderate discussions across forums in a timely manner.

-Be an active and respected participant within Ethereum and other major layer 1 protocol’s ecosystems.

-Clearly communicate complex topics to non-technical audiences, changing the relevant level of complexity for the relevant stakeholders.

-Respond quickly to conceptual and technical troubleshooting questions (design applications, integration into existing services, deployment and more). Providing strategic end-user feedback to the protocol and product development teams.

-Always personable and sufficiently empathetic to be able to extrapolate the relevant issues and provide robust easy to comprehend solutions.

-Collaborate with marketing & partnerships to launch new features & products.

-Always have a unique growth mindset.

How to be a stand-out candidate:

-Passion for layer 1 protocols & EVM bridge growth areas within Web 3.0.

-Strong presence already within major Web3 communities.

-Solid public speaking experience.

-Exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate, build rapport and relate to others.

-Experience running hackathons or plenty of experience attending high calibre hacks.

-Typically a min of 5+ years experience working as a developer or evangelist or dev-tools expert.

-Strong engineering skills; experience in building web and/or mobile applications.

-Strong technical writing skills; ability to clearly communicate complex ideas and concepts.

-Social and hustling skills; a desire to get out and meet people.

-Passion for inspiring and educating fellow developers.

-Ability to work in a hyper-fast environment.

-Willingness to travel and work irregular hours when required.

-Community experience including organizing meetups.

-Passion for building a developer community around the world and desire to invest your energy to make them better.

-Experienced with Solidity, Typescript, and/or Golang.

We ask that you overlap some working hours with GMT. English is essential, other languages are a bonus. Fulltime or grants-based arrangement possible. If this is kind of role that potentially appeals to you, please reach out.

More info: https://gitlab.com/flarenetwork/flare

Recent press:

Flare Network raises $11.3m Funding Round

XRP holders airdrop

Songbird launch

Why consider Flare Network?

1. Backed by the best-investors within Web3 and experiencing hyper-growth (45k+ native wallet installs and over 340 validators / data providers applied to be whitelisted within weeks of launching the canary network Songbird.

2. September 17th 2021, Flare Network launched the canary network Songbird.

3. A key differentiator for Flare Networks is that it is built into the codebase to be able to digest the state of other networks, giving special powers to the system that handles this that no other 'plugin' style system on Ethereum has access to.

4. Flare has developed an adaptation of Federated Byzantine Agreement, enabling Turing-complete contracts on any native blockchain without the requirement for Proof of Stake or Work. Freeing up value to get to work across the 3 main protocols as well as the other Dapps being developed across the ecosystem:

a. State-connector protocol is purpose-built for safely interpreting the state of all underlying chains. Enabling Flare to attain the existence, validity and ordering of any transaction from any underlying blockchain. The ability to prove these properties about any transaction from any chain is available freely to all Dapps on Flare, including the F-asset protocol for representing assets from other networks directly onto Flare.

b. Flare Time Series Oracle (FTSO) provides externally sourced data estimates to the Flare Network in a decentralised manner. It does so by leveraging the distributed nature of the network and its participants.

Flare’s development team features experts from the worlds of electronic engineering, distributed systems, quantum computing, mathematics, computer science, quantitative finance , risk management and marketing.

Please get in touch asap if you are interested in discussing this role.

Email: [email protected]