Fauna / FaunaDB (51-200 Employees, 43% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

46% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 43% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $59.6M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Fauna is a distributed document-relational database delivered as a cloud API. 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.

We're disrupting a $60B+ operational database market, growing quickly, and looking to hire, develop and empower the best! You’ll be working with a talented team of people who have built highly successful companies and globally-distributed systems at companies such as AWS, Google, Microsoft, Okta, Oracle, Cloudera, MongoDB, NewRelic and Twitter.

We have a career-defining opportunity to lead Developer Advocacy at Fauna. We're looking for a seasoned engineer and DA leader who is passionate about modern application development and databases. Someone who loves to build teams and modern software applications, and share their enthusiasm with the developer community.

In this role, you and your team will be responsible for empowering thousands of developers to use Fauna to build modern applications through sample applications, developer tooling, code samples, blogs, development workshops, live streams, and speaking engagements. You will use your deep technical expertise, strong writing skills and public speaking abilities to create compelling technical content, educate customers, engage with the developer community, and gather feedback to drive the product roadmap. You will work closely with Product and Marketing to set the DA strategy and roadmap and implement processes to deliver on that strategy while coaching and growing a world-class DA team. 

As a part of the Product team, reporting to the VP of Product,  you will work closely with the Product Management, Engineering, Sales and Marketing teams to discover and nurture new avenues for developer engagement and help guide the product roadmap and company strategy. You will be creative in your approach, and develop expertise in the use of Fauna and best practices around it. You will frequently be the first point of contact with Fauna for developers at conferences, meet-ups and elsewhere in the community – both on and offline. 


What You and your team will do:

  • Write production-quality code examples, sample apps and tooling to improve developer’s learning experience and adoption of Fauna.
  • Educate and empower developers, give technical workshops, develop tutorials, and deliver webinars and live streams
  • Represent Fauna at conferences and meetups where you’ll present engaging and thoughtful content that you created.
  • Analyze effectiveness of Developer Advocacy and education and continually strategize and iterate.
  • Mentor and grow a world-class DA team

What You Will Bring:

  • Deep experience in using different databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB
  • Deep experience building modern apps using modern technologies such as a serverless, edge computing, event-driven architecture
  • Development experience in one or more popular languages such as – C#, Java, JavaScript,  Python, etc…
  • Strong skills in both written/verbal English, wit, humor, and a collaborative sense to your content creation process
  • The ability to translate technical concepts into terms that can be easily understood both in written and verbal forms
  • Public speaking experience and desire to present in small and large groups (online and offline)


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 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 that 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, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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