Developer Platform – Developer Advocate & Technical Architect Director

Location: San Diego, California US


Requisition Number: 210442

External Description:

Developer Platform – Developer Advocate & Technical Architect Director

With all the investments made in analytics, it’s time to stop buying into partial solutions that overpromise and underdeliver. It’s time to invest in answers. Only Teradata leverages all of the data, all of the time, so that customers can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter most to them. And we do it at scale, on-premises, in the Cloud, or anywhere in between.

We call this Pervasive Data Intelligence. It’s the answer to the complexity, cost, and inadequacy of today’s analytics. And it's the way Teradata transforms how businesses work and people live through the power of data throughout the world. Join us and help create the era of Pervasive Data Intelligence.

The Teradata Developer Platform team is growing and looking for a passionate and skilled Director for Developer Advocacy whose main goal will be to empower developers to build on Teradata and be the voice of the Teradata Developer Community. As a Developer Advocate, you'll help create and grow the developer community. You will engage with developers from all customer segments/partners and create compelling resources such as demos, code samples, documentation, how-to guides, and blog posts.


Through the Teradata Developer Platform, you will shape how solutions get built for our customers -- the largest enterprises on the planet -- and hardest data problems in existence. You will be focused on helping developers be successful with Teradata and enabling our teams to better serve them.


As part of your role, you will also play a part time a Technical Architect, working closely with the Strategic Partnerships team, to assist partner evaluating technical viability with our core platform and design integration plans for our partner ecosystem.


  • Drive awareness and motivate Developers to build applications/integrations on Teradata.
  • Be hands-on. Create and share content and technical resources that will enable partners and their developers to become successful, such as Blogs, demos, API Mocks, code samples, documentation, how-to guides, and tutorials.
  • Participate, monitor, manage and grow online Developer Communities such as Stackoverflow, GitHub, Private Forums, etc.
  • Participate in internal and external technical analytics and data communities, building strong relationships with engineers, architects, product managers and partners.
  • Provide technical expertise in developing partner strategy based on the gap analyses.
  • Review, test, and provide feedback on partner integrations, and define and help implement processes that will improve the Developer Experience.
  • Establish KPIs to measure success and impact of the Developer Platform.
  • Communicate developer requirements and provide input to product management on feature enhancements and future product direction as it relates to Developer Tools and integration needs.
  • Work with partner alliance and product management team to investigate technical integration options for identified partners that leverage Vantage’s ability to differentiate.
  • Follow technology and market trends and be able to formulate a point of view on their impact to the Vantage platform and partner portfolio
  • Ongoing evaluation of Strategic Partner portfolio and monitoring of partner product roadmap, specifically impact on Teradata product roadmaps


  • Passionate about Data, Analytics, APIs and Developer Experience.
  • Experience in developer education, developer relations, and technical writing
  • Experience writing blogs, code samples, demos, or tutorials with modern Development Technologies such as Java, C#, Python, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience with common Developer and API Tools such as SDKs, Postman, IDEs, API Design, OAS, RAML, etc.
  • Experience managing Code Repositories such as Git.
  • 5+ years Strong technical understanding of analytic data warehousing, data platforms and the deployment ecosystem.
  • 5+ years Strong technical expertise in Teradata Vantage features and capabilities
  • 10+ years Strong technical understanding of design patterns for developing and deploying analytics
  • 5+ years In-depth technical understanding of API design and related tooling.
  • Experience of working within cross-functional teams (developer relations, product management, marketing support, technical sales, etc.)
  • 10+ years Architecture and/or engineering experience designing and implementing analytic systems
  • Hands on experience with analytic tools
  • Familiarity with analytic ecosystem including data ingestion, data management, model development (e.g. ML/DL frameworks, data science platforms, AutoML), model deployment (e.g. analytic ops, collaboration tools, model monitoring).
  • Strong written and communication skills with the ability to explain technical details to technical and non-technical audiences

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Developer Platform – Developer Advocate & Technical Architect Director

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset.  We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

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