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Developer Advocate MFG

FullTime Kenya, Nairobi Posted 10/03/2023, 1 year ago

Industry: Engineering

Role: Engineering

Salary Range: Confidential

Closing: 29/03/2023

Client: Confidential

Position: Developer Advocate MFG

Location: Nairobi


Position Overview

As a member of the Developer Advocacy and Support (DAS) group, the Developer Consultant will deliver direct application programming evangelism to developers of third-party applications, based on Autodesk products, who are part of the Autodesk Developer Network (ADN) program and Forge platform.

The successful applicant will have a good grounding in C++, ActiveX, .NET and object-oriented techniques, and show an aptitude for learning and problem-solving. The role will develop to include evangelizing the APIs to Autodesk’s products to prospective and existing ADN members through conference presentations, webcasts, training classes and one-on-one meetings.


Based in Nairobi, Kenya, the Candidate will interact with other DAS team members from around the world, and with ADN partners via phone, e-mail, and onsite training or consulting visits. Some interaction with Autodesk’s product R&D function may also be required for evaluating and influencing new product releases. This position will develop to include participation in technical marketing events to evangelize

Autodesk’s products and to educate the ADN membership on new product features.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in any Engineering discipline from reputed engineering college
  • Two years and above experience of C++/.NET from Visual Studio development tools in a Windows environment.
  • Prior experience of developing applications using Autodesk Vault API or Autodesk Inventor API.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented design and programming concepts.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to quickly learn new technology and techniques.
  • Fluency in English with good written and oral communications skills.
  • Good customer-facing skills and customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work with remote colleagues as part of an extended team.
  • Experience with Web development (HTML/JavaScript/Java/GWT/etc) is a plus.
  • Domain knowledge of an Engineering discipline and General Design is preferred.