Developer Experience

The Apps team works with third-party developers who are looking to build the next great commerce app on Shopify. As a member of the Developer Experience team, you will be responsible for providing the tools, community, and resources that allow developers to build confidently and efficiently on the platform.

You'll Have:

  • The skills and technical depth (of understanding) to answer questions, troubleshoot and problem solve unique problems with third-party developers
  • The ability to explain products, features, and functionality with technical accuracy and simplicity
  • A track record of positive customer-facing service experience. We want to hear about any of your freelance work, retail experience, community management, etc.
  • Experience working with web APIs
  • Experience with server-side web application development with Ruby, Python, Node.js, or PHP.
  • Experience with client-side development with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

In this role you will:

  • Act as a consultant and subject matter expert for Product Managers and Software Engineering teams to resolve technical obstacles and improve the product's vision.
  • Create technical content for our documentation (or anywhere else our developers are looking for educational content) in a variety of programming languages and frameworks.
  • Write high quality sample applications that developers can use as boilerplate for their projects.
  • Contribute to existing open source projects that serve our developer ecosystem.
  • Engage directly with developers on our forums or at meetups to help overcome tough technical obstacles.

If you are a Developer and are passionate about sharing your expertise to help other Developers, and are interested in helping us shape the future of E-Commerce at Shopify, click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application. Please address your application to Janeffer.

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, consider applying. We know that diversity of thought makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply.

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