We are looking for the right person to lead developer relations for our world-class, open-source commerce platform, built on WordPress. You will be the primary interface between Automattic (the company behind WooCommerce) and the community who build in, on, for, and with WooCommerce.
Your customers will include individual developers and agencies creating WooCommerce sites for customers, as well as developers, designers, editors, accessibility experts and more who participate in the WooCommerce ecosystem through direct contributions to the core software, extensions to supplement and customize its functionality, and theme builders who help make WooCommerce stores look and work beautifully.
This is a full-time, “remote” role available anywhere in the world with a solid internet connection.
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
Broadly speaking, your day-to-day will look like this:
As part of our core development team, you will collaborate with multiple teams internally. You’ll represent the voice of external developers in all aspects of WooCommerce’s future.
Diversity & Inclusion at Automattic
We’re improving diversity in the tech industry. At Automattic, we want people to love their work and show respect and empathy to all. We welcome differences and strive to increase participation from traditionally underrepresented groups. Our D&I committee involves Automatticians across the company and drives grassroots change. For example, this group has helped facilitate private online spaces for affiliated Automatticians to gather and helps run a monthly D&I People Lab series for further learning. Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Automattic, though our dedication influences far more than just Automatticians: We make our products freely available and translate our products into and offer customer support in numerous languages. We require unconscious bias training for our hiring teams and ensure our products are accessible across different bandwidths and devices. Read more about our dedication to diversity and inclusion.
How to Apply
Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to firstname.lastname@example.org telling us about yourself and attach a résumé as a PDF. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject. Of note, if you apply for multiple positions or send multiple emails there will be one reply.
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What to Expect
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