Developer Advocate

London, UK and/or Remote (Europe)

Who we are?

At we are on a mission to democratize streaming data, helping businesses to operate in real-time.

Our technology allows organizations to practice DataOps, a new way of consuming, processing and moving data.

Our product delivers an amazing developer experience for building & operating streaming data applications. It makes working with leading open-source technologies such as Apache Kafka & Kubernetes more accessible for engineers and operationalizes them for enterprises.

Today, 10s of thousands of developers and 100s of customers use open-source tools and enterprise software.

Our customers, who range from household names like Daimler-Benz and Adidas to cloud-native start-ups, use Lenses to help run their strategic streaming and software applications: IoT, fraud-detection AI engines and cutting-edge consumer-facing applications.

Looking to make a difference?

This is an amazing moment to join one the fastest growing data tech start-ups as the first Developer Advocate.

In the role, you will be a valued member of the Lenses and Kafka community. As part of the marketing team, you will engage, educate and enthuse a community of open-source developers with enterprise software and open-source projects.

So, if you are creative and passionate about engineering and building a community of developers then this is the home for you.

What your day-to-day looks like:

  • Presenting at industry meetups, conferences and community events
  • Contributing to Lenses’ open-source projects
  • Creating technical material such as blogs and videos that help educate developers onLenses, Kafka and other open-source technologies
  • Maximizing the reach and the impact of this content, through social media, public forums and special events
  • Nurturing the community, with engaging activities and content
  • Building and growing relationships with key members of the community
  • Engaging with customers and prospects in the field
  • Feeding back ideas from the community to the Lenses engineering team

What you will bring:

  • Experience in working in a software/data engineering team
  • Track record of developing education content
  • Development of video content
  • Great literacy skills and articulate in presentation
  • Creative marketing ideas and concepts
  • Excellent knowledge of Apache Kafka and building streaming applications in languages and frameworks such Kafka Streams, Python and Go
  • Very good knowledge of other open-source data technologies and cloud infrastructure

Passionate about:

  • Engineering & streaming data technologies
  • Sharing knowledge
  • Customer success
  • Being part of a community
  • Sharing success with others
  • Inspiring people

Being Part of the team:

  • You will join an open, vibrant and passionate hyper-growth start-up
  • You will be defining, not following, the market
  • You will compete on the world stage alongside our international team of Lensiors spanning 8 locations including London, Athens, and New York
  • You will have a huge individual influence on the direction of the company
  • An opportunity to work with exceptional people at the forefront of their fields

Even More Benefits

  • Rapid career progression and personal growth
  • Flexible working hours
  • Choose your own equipment
  • Generous holiday allowance: 25 Days PTO
  • Private healthcare
  • Share plan

Be you! is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate difference, support it, and thrive on a diverse team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs and experiences. The more inclusive we are, the better we are, and our work will be.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any point through the interview process, please do not hesitate to let us know.

We’d love to hear from you!