Senior Developer Advocate


Apache Flink is one of the most active and fastest-growing open-source projects in the Apache Software Foundation and is used in production by enterprises including Alibaba, Uber, ING, Netflix, and more.

Ververica was founded in 2014 by the original creators of the Apache Flink project, and we’re building the next-generation platform for real-time data applications. We are tackling some of today’s largest technical challenges in big data and data streaming.

We love working with the open-source community that has formed around Apache Flink. As a Developer Advocate, you will educate and inspire our developer community, and serve as their advocate within the company. We are looking for an experienced developer with a passion for quality engineering and a proven ability to communicate that passion.

This is a public-facing role, which includes being on stage at conferences and meetups, talking with (and listening to) our users, presenting training courses, and engaging online with the developer community.


Candidate Profile

  • You represent Ververica towards the developer community and the community towards the internal team

  • You monitor and respond to community questions in an emphatic, helpful and swift way, and update FAQs, threads, documentation, etc. accordingly

  • You enjoy and have experience creating content in the forms of blog posts, demos, tutorials that would benefit the community in the best way possible

  • You document and analyze feedback in a structured way and suggest measures to best serve our community

  • You’re comfortable speaking at meetups and community events (including virtual in times of Covid-19)

  • You’re an engaging communicator with a visible online presence

  • You have excellent writing & speaking skills in English (other languages are a huge bonus!)

  • You’re an experienced developer, ideally with strong skills in Java, Stream Processing Frameworks, and Distributed Systems

  • You’re willing to travel once the restrictions are lifted




By joining Ververica, you have the opportunity to work with an excellent and distributed team and have a substantial impact on our products and organization. We are an engineering-driven organization, and we invest highly in every individual by giving them freedom and decision-making power.


  • Competitive salary

  • Great career opportunities in a world-class team with peers from top companies, universities, and research institutes.

  • International team environment (10 nationalities so far)

  • Snacks, coffee, and beverages in the office

  • Relocation assistance if needed


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