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Fauna / FaunaDB (51-200 Employees, 47% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

FaunaDB is a web-native GraphQL API that is accessible directly from a browser, mobile client or serverless function.

36% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 47% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $59.6M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Fauna is a fully remote company. This position is open to applicants anywhere in the US.

Do you like to create code-driven content that helps developers ship faster? Happy delivering feedback from those same developers that helps improve a product? Knowledgeable in – or curious about – the data layer? Believe that serverless is the future? Come join us at Fauna!

Fauna is the data API for modern applications. With Fauna, developers can simplify code, reduce costs, and ship applications faster by replacing their database infrastructure with a highly productive and programmable data API that combines the power of custom business logic with the ease of GraphQL. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute engine is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure. Itself a serverless offering, Fauna is quick to get started with and lets developers experience freedom from database operations at any scale.

As part of the Developer Advocacy team, reporting to the Head of DA, you will enable developers to ship faster with Fauna. You will have broad latitude to create content that addresses your developer community’s specific needs, and develop expertise and best practices with Fauna that address those needs. You’ll have ownership in planning, creating, and delivering your own content that addresses the team’s strategic goals. You’ll build complete sample applications that demonstrate the capabilities of Fauna, as well as how to work within existing limitations. You’ll also be the developer’s voice inside the company and influence product roadmap, support, and engineering efforts to best benefit the customer.


What you will do

  • Educate and empower developers, give technical workshops, develop tutorials, and deliver webinars.
  • Write production-quality examples and apps to improve the learning experience and adoption of Fauna.
  • Represent Fauna at conferences and meetups, where you’ll present engaging and thoughtful content that you create yourself.
  • Research the latest technologies and stay on top of everything that’s new in software development and databases.
  • Gather data to analyze the effectiveness of Developer Advocacy and apply that analysis to improve the DA team.

What you bring

  • A strong, two-way bond with your technical community – however you define them!
  • A strong technical background in databases and the modern development ecosystem. Extra points for experience building and delivering APIs, microservice architectures, and serverless applications.
  • Development experience in one or more popular languages, such as C#, Java, Node.js, Go, or Python.
  • Experience building with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
  • A portfolio of your own code-first content, especially tutorials, blogs, conference sessions, livestreams, webinars, or short videos.
  • Evidence of your ability to distill complex technical concepts into real-world software patterns.
  • Creativity, opinions, curiosity, wit, humor, and a sense of collaboration in your creative process.
  • Demonstrated collaboration with product, engineering, support, and marketing teams.
  • Regular engagement on Twitter, Twitch,, and other developer-centric channels.


Why Fauna?

Fauna is a well-funded, high-growth startup with the mission to make working with operational data productive, scalable, and secure for every software team. We’re backed by Madrona Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Addition Capital, CRV, and many Silicon Valley angel investors.

Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a remote employee presence throughout the Americas and Europe, we embrace a remote-first culture and offer employees the flexibility of work locations depending on their geography. In exchange for your hard work and contributions, Fauna provides you with an exceptional compensation, equity package, and benefits package.

Building a great company requires talented, passionate, and committed team members. We are relentless in pursuing our mission while working together as one team aligned by our core principles . If you are the type of person who is excited by those pursuits, we want to hear from you!

Fauna is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our company is committed to fair hiring practices and building a diverse environment for our employees. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Talent Acquisition Team at Fauna works primarily on a direct sourcing model; Fauna does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, directly to hiring managers, or any of our employees.

Tagged as: 51-200 Employees, Venture Funded

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