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Posted:
5/18/2014
Job Category:
Software Development
Developer Evangelist
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Autodesk | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Autodesk is hiring an API evangelist! If you're a software engineer who's enthusiastic about new technologies, enjoys interacting with others and sharing this enthusiasm, and loves to evangelize code -then this is the job for you!

Autodesk, the leading Design and Engineering Software Company, is transitioning to the cloud! As a global leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk helps people imagine, design, and create a better world. Autodesk accelerates better design through an unparalleled depth of experience and a broad portfolio of software to give customers the power to solve their design, business, and environmental challenges. In addition to designers, architects, engineers, and media and entertainment professionals, Autodesk helps students, educators, and casual creators unlock their creative ideas through user-friendly applications.

Job Title & Number: Developer Evangelist/Requisition #14WD15486
Location: San Francisco, CA

Autodesk, is in the process of launching a large number of new cloud services - all of which are designed as platforms for developers to build upon. We need to tell the world about these new APIs. As the successful candidate, you will join the Developer Technical Services team (our developer evangelist team at Autodesk, and part of our Cloud Platforms Division).

Responsibilities:
- Working directly with third party developers to help them solve their problems using our APIs.
- Acting as developer advocate to our internal software development teams - helping them understand the APIs our developer community needs to be successful.
- Evangelizing our new technology through conferences, hackathons, meetups, blogging, webcasts, social media, and whatever other communication channels you dream up.

To be successful you will have the following attributes:
- You're a gifted programmer who is excited about learning new technology and teaching others. (You already know deep in your heart if you're a natural programmer - if you don't then you're not).
- You have a good grounding in web programming technologies, including JavaScript, REST and HTML5.
- You have a good grounding in, or are willing to learn, mobile platform programming technologies, such as Java and Objective-C.
- You're intelligent and inquisitive, and enjoy solving problems.
- You enjoy interacting with people - including one-on-one conversations and presenting to large audiences at conferences.
- You enjoy writing - including blogging, tweeting, and other social media outlets.

About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc. is a design software and services company. The Company offers products and solutions to customers in the architectural, engineering and construction, manufacturing, geospatial mapping, and digital media and entertainment markets. The Company's two-dimension (2D) horizontal design solutions include AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. In addition, it offers a range of 2D and 3D discipline-specific design and documentation tools. The Company is organized into four reportable operating segments: Platform Solutions and Emerging Business and Other (PSEB), which accounted for 44% of its net revenue during the year ended January 31, 2009 (fiscal 2009), Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), which accounted for 23% of its net revenue in fiscal 2009, Manufacturing Solutions (MSD), which accounted for 21% of its net revenue in fiscal 2009, and Media and Entertainment (M&E), which accounted for 11% of its net revenue in fiscal 2009.