FusionAuth Director of Developer Experience Remote · Full time

FusionAuth is a fast growing startup headquartered in Denver, Colorado. We are expanding our team to help accelerate our growth and take FusionAuth to the next level. Our mission is to make authentication and authorization simple and secure for every developer. This means building the best IAM (Identity and Access Management) and CIAM (Customer Identity and Access Management) solution in the world. If you are passionate about technology and want to join a company that is moving the industry forward, FusionAuth might be a perfect fit for you.


We are recruiting a Director of Developer Experience who will join our team to help us achieve these goals. In this role, you will own all the surfaces the developers touch when building and integrating FusionAuth - the SDKs, client libraries, documentation, and getting started guides. You’ll be making and maintaining many of these resources yourself, and wrangling and reviewing items that the broader developer relations team, engineering teams, dev agencies, and the community creates. You will creatively use all your resources to create the best, frustration and stress-free experience for integrating developers. This position is remote, and reports to the Head of Developer Relations.


  • Own the experience developers have when integrating FusionAuth
  • Create world-class developer resources including SDKs, client libraries, documentation, guides, example apps
  • Review and edit work from colleagues, contractors, and outsourced dev shops to ensure high quality and consistent results
  • Identify opportunities to create new resources to help developers
  • Work with the broader developer relations, sales, and support teams to gather developer feedback
  • Create and optimize cross-team processes to improve developer experience
  • Follow industry trends and best practices to improve developer experience and increase efficiency
  • Identify opportunities for the community to contribute and help improve our developer experience

Skills & Experience

Some things that describe what you do, and what you’ve done:

  • Able to easily identify developer friction and know how to solve it
  • A breadth of experience in modern software languages and development practices
  • Experienced using data to drive your decisions and priorities
  • 3+ years in a Developer Experience role (API platform team, or developer relations team could also work, depending on responsibilities)
  • 10+ years technical experience
  • Experience working in a distributed team
  • Experience managing developer agencies
  • Able to learn new tools and technologies

All About You

Here are some qualities that we think will support your success at FusionAuth.

  • A servant leader that loves supporting others in achieving success, whether that’s a team member or a community member
  • Enjoys producing and revising easy to grok content, code examples, and documentation
  • An excellent written communicator
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to drive things to completion
  • You thrive in a startup environment full of ambiguity and context switching
  • Able to travel (~15-20%)

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary range: $150k-$200k
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401k with match: Yes
  • Equity: Yes
  • Vacation: Flexible Take what you need. :)

* Pursuant to various state laws, we must display the pay range for this job. Since we are willing to hire within a broad spectrum of qualifications, we also reflect a broad pay range.  The expected base salary range that we are targeting for this position can be adjusted up or down based on individual qualifications. Individual salary is determined by qualifications, role, level and location.

FusionAuth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please note: FusionAuth does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event of a recruiter or agency submitting a resume or candidate without a signed agreement being in place, we explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire such candidates without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted directly to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of FusionAuth.