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Technical Educator at Web 3 Foundation

London | Marketing | Full-time | Updated: April 30, 2019, 8:03 p.m.


Job Description

Seeking an enthusiastic decentralized technologies developers and educators to work with us on improving the accessibility of the Web3 technology stack to the developer community.

Technical Education at the Web3 Foundation

The Web3 Foundation nurtures and stewards technologies and applications for the decentralized web. We collaborate with cutting-edge developer teams, researchers and community leaders to strengthen and extend the uses of decentralized technologies; building the future of identity, privacy, financial markets, commerce, and more.

Our core project at the moment is Polkadot, a protocol designed to connect blockchains and allow them to interoperate, share security and more. In addition, we are supporting the development of a number of technologies that form the Web 3.0 tech stack - such as decentralized messaging, distributed storage or secret management.

Core to fulfilling our mission is to make the Web3 technology stack accessible to developers and to make it easy for projects and individuals with great ideas to build on our platform. Even the best protocols only become useful once developers know them and can build on them.

DESCRIPTION

You will be instrumental in uncovering the needs of developers and projects and ensuring that they are met; through creating communication material to be distributed online or during our events and curating the materials created by the community. Furthermore you will build applications that use and showcase the Web3 stack.

We hire at various levels of experience so feel free to apply even if you don’t fulfil all the requirements yet. We are a lean team with a very flat organisation. This position is based in Zug, Switzerland or Berlin, Germany.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Create documentation such as blog posts, tutorials and videos to teach developers how to build on the Web3 stack
Curate educational material created by the community and ensure its accessibility

Build demo applications that use and showcase the Web3 stack

Answer technical questions from developers working with Polkadot and related technologies

Investigate and identify new technologies and capabilities that will enhance the Web3 tech stack

REQUIREMENTS

Experience blogging or writing relevant technical articles with an existing follower base

Experience contributing to open source projects and demonstrated familiarity with open source communities

BSc or MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or related field

A PLUS

Demonstrated ability to build developer communities and to grow a technical audience

Experience and proficiency in programming, e.g., in Rust, JavaScript, C, C++

Knowledge and understanding of blockchain technologies and applications

Several years of work experience as a developer or technology educator

To apply to this position, we ask you to answer a few questions in the application form, and to submit your CV and a cover letter, telling us a bit about yourself and your motivation to join us.

For more information about us, visit us on

Web3 Foundation website: https://web3.foundation/

Polkadot website: https://polkadot.network/

Polkadot links: https://github.com/w3f/Web3-wiki/wiki/Polkadot


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