Developer Advocate

Boston, MA, United States


Developer Advocate

  • R6501
  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.

Toast continues to grow its partner ecosystem, and the Developer Advocate role will be a critical part of this growth. As a Developer Advocate, you are the voice of Toast with external developers (partners and customers) that are integrating with Toast, and you are the voice of these external developers for Toast engineers and product managers. This position plays a central role in the integration partner onboarding, development, and maintenance processes. With accountability for ensuring integrations and partnerships are released successfully, this role requires someone with a combination of strong skills in project management, technical investigation, communication, and coordination of resources from a variety of supporting teams. This position works closely with Product Management, Engineering, Sales, and Customer Support.

As a Developer Advocate you will:

  • Serve as the primary technical resource for external developers building integrations with the Toast platform
  • Provide developers with detailed feedback on bugs, compliance issues, and how to align with development best practices
  • Work with our business development, partner product marketing, and customer success teams to move integration projects through the pipeline to launch
  • Create and evolve the resources (tools, documentation, processes) necessary to ensure a delightful developer experience  
  • Synthesize partner and customer feedback on Toast’s APIs and products, and present business case-based recommendations to the appropriate product management teams
  • Provide broad support to the partner ecosystem to share the value of integrating into the Toast Partner Ecosystem.

Do you have the right ingredients?

  • Highly analytical and can quickly identify the root cause of issues by digging through API logs and source code.
  • Thorough understanding of REST APIs and working knowledge of at least one programming language. 
  • Skilled at prioritizing and organizing multiple streams of work and can independently manage complex technical projects within a dynamic environment 
  • Strong communicator and collaborator
  • Motivated by customer and partner delight 


  • Understanding of the hospitality space and the evolving market dynamics
  • Knowledge of JIRA and working experience with Agile/SCRUM teams
  • Familiarity with standard code release processes
  • Experience with SQL, Looker, and Splunk. 
  • 2 years of applicable experience in a partner or customer-facing roles, such as Technical Support or Developer Relations
  • BS/BA or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience

We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

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Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact candidateaccommodations@toasttab.com.

For roles based in the United States:  As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and their families, all individuals entering our US workspaces are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

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