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Principal Developer Advocate

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 216358

External Description:

The Teradata Developer Experience team is growing and looking for a passionate and skilled Principal Developer Advocate 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 Experience team, 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.


  • 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 Experience team.
  • 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.



  • 10+ years strong technical understanding of design patterns for developing and deploying analytics.
  • 5+ years strong technical understanding of analytic data warehousing, data platforms and the deployment ecosystem.
  • 5+ years In-depth technical understanding of API design and related tooling.
  • 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, IDEs, API Design, OAS, Postman, etc.
  • Experience managing code repositories such as GitHub.
  • Experience of working within cross-functional teams (developer relations, product management, marketing support, technical sales, etc.).
  • 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.

Nice to have:

  • 5+ years strong technical expertise in Teradata Vantage features and capabilities.


Teradata highly values diversity and equal opportunity in all aspects of our business. We are excited by the unique qualities, abilities and perspectives each person brings, and candidates are considered on all the attributes they may bring to the role and the team. 

CountryEEOText_Description: Why We Think You’ll Love Teradata We prioritize a people-first culture because we know our people are at the very heart of our success. We embrace a flexible work model because we trust our people to make decisions about how, when, and where they work. We focus on well-being because we care about our people and their ability to thrive both personally and professionally. We are an anti-racist company because our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a statement. It is a deep commitment to doing the work to foster an equitable environment that celebrates people for all of who they are.

City: Amsterdam

State: Noord-Holland

Community / Marketing Title: Principal Developer Advocate

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Our Company

At Teradata, we believe that people thrive when empowered with better information. That’s why we built the most complete cloud analytics and data platform for AI. By delivering harmonized data, trusted AI, and faster innovation, we uplift and empower our customers—and our customers’ customers—to make better, more confident decisions. The world’s top companies across every major industry trust Teradata to improve business performance, enrich customer experiences, and fully integrate data across the enterprise.

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