Developer Advocate
Viewpoint
TX (ISE), , US
2d ago

Overview :

Trimble is an industrial technology company. Trimble® industrial technology solutions connect the physical and digital worlds to help solve complex industry challenges around the world.

In support of Trimble’s Connect and Scale 2025 vision and the Trimble Connected Construction, Trimble Connect connects the right people to the right data at the right time - enabling informed decision making and enhancing project efficiency in support of open and efficient collaboration.

About The Role :

The Trimble Connect team is looking for a developer advocate to create first class developer experiences with Trimble Connect API and SDK products.

The users of our platform ( System integrators, software developers, Technical Product Managers, etc.) need to be able to discover solutions, understand them quickly, integrate, and be confident that the solution is reliable and well supported.

To accomplish this, you’ll create reference applications, code samples, tutorials, and technical documentation while being able to communicate this content through documentation created in a content management system, blog post, forum, or live event.

To succeed in this role, you should have a blend of software development experience while being passionate about building developer communities through effective communication.

To be successful in your job your tasks may begin by creating a reference application. While creating the app, you realize that the technical documentation needs some work and end up creating some sample code and a tutorial.

You then relay some critical feedback to the engineering team regarding the API reference you used to create the sample code.

After completing the reference application, you create a short tutorial video on how to get started using the reference application and the applicable APIs.

Now having built up some good materials, you host a webinar around different workflows for that API product.

Responsibilities :

Collaborate with teams including product, engineering, marketing, sales, and others to understand their perspectives, use cases, and workflows.

Create construction industry-related content in a wide variety of formats including code samples, reference applications, demos, and tutorials to make it easier for developers to learn, adopt, and integrate the solution.

Be the voice of the developers consuming the APIs and SDKs and represent them internally across teams.

Write or revise technical documentation to be clear and consistent.

Engage the developer community through various means such as forums, social media, bug tracking, and events.

Develop standards and guidelines for teams to follow regarding best practices when communicating technical materials.

Attend online and in person events such as conferences, user groups, etc

Present Trimble API and SDK solutions through video, webinars, and in person events

What we’re looking for in a candidate :

A university degree in engineering, computer science, or related discipline.

Several years experience developing commercial software.

Experience with one or more programming languages including C# / .Net, Javascript / TypeScript; bonus Python, or equivalent.

Experience with modern software tools and technologies including APIs.

Effective communication skills, are passionate about fixing problems, and are confident to speak up when something isn’t right.

Comfortable wearing many hats, juggling multiple projects, and making data driven decisions.

Open-minded, flexible, eager to learn, listen, and adapt to changing requirements..

Able to work flexible hours to accommodate distributed international teams.

Able to travel when needed (

Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE / M / F / V / D

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