Developer Advocate - DX / Docs Engineer



Software Engineering, Legal
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain and enhance Appwrite’s technical documentation, including API specifications, SDKs, and website content. Develop clear, comprehensive guides and tutorials that align with our product updates and feature releases.

  • Track product development closely to ensure consistency in terminology, tone, and technical accuracy across all platforms, including UX writings, blogs, and documentation.

  • Actively engage with the developer community through platforms such as GitHub, Discord, Reddit, and X. Advocate for developer needs and gather feedback to refine and improve Appwrite’s DX continuously.

  • Communicate design decisions and product changes to developers, explaining the rationale behind these decisions and collecting feedback to guide future developments.

  • Identify and address friction points within the product experience; propose and lead initiatives to enhance functionality and usability based on community feedback.


  • Solid background in software development with proficiency in multiple programming languages and development tools.

  • Ability to articulate complex technical concepts clearly and engagingly across various formats and platforms.

  • Experience in creating and maintaining high-quality technical documentation and developer guides.

  • Demonstrate leadership by advocating best practices in DX externally on social media and internally within Appwrite.

  • Effective team player with experience working in dynamic, fast-paced, cross-functional teams. Remote collaboration experience is a plus.

  • Professional experience in Developer Advocacy, Docs, DX, or any similar roles

Nice to have

  • Contributions to open-source projects

  • Familiarity with cloud platforms and services


🏠 100% Remote

Our entire company is distributed, so we take remote work seriously. If you’d rather not work from home, we will cover the cost of a coworking or office space.

📈 Stock Options

Get generous stock options for a company that is growing blazing fast and is backed by top VCs

🕰 Flexible Hours & Days

We're a remote team working in different time zones, from UTC+06:00 to UTC-06:00. Choose the hours and days that work best for you!

🏥 Healthcare

Employees receive generous medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Full-time contractors will have the cost of healthcare factored into their salary. Our recruiting team can help confirm which applies to you.

❤️ Github Sponsorship of Your Choice

We would love to give an annual sponsorship to any GitHub project of your choice!

🎓 Learning

Appwrite provides $3,000 USD for employees to attend conferences, take classes, or otherwise further their education.

✈️ Gatherings

We typically meet up couple times a year in person for work and fun! What will be our next location? NYC, London, LA, or Barcelona? Help us decide!

🖥 Top Notch Equipment

Appwrite will let you choose a new laptop of your choice (up to $3,000 USD) and will reimburse up to $500 USD for office expenses.

🧦 Unlimited SWAGS

At Appwrite, we really love Swags. Each new team member gets unlimited credits to grab any official Appwrite Swag that they wish.