The fastest open source time series database

Head of Developer Relations

$80k - $130k / 0.30% - 0.60%
Job Type
3+ years
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Nicolas Hourcard

About the role

Head of Developer Relations

Helping developers solve their problems is at the center of what we do. Your role will consist of engaging with the user base and orchestrating the growth of our open source communities.

This is an open-ended role with a substantial degree of autonomy. You will have full liberty to develop outreach channels such as promoting content to spur adoption, planning events, marketing, PR and social media initiatives, as well as any additional direction you will deem relevant.


  • Understand and track developers needs: Create feedback loops with the developer community to inform product roadmap. Be the first point of contact for developers requests and questions

  • Manage and engage the community: Build engagement developers' social channels and grow our Slack community. Manage outreach to developers online moderating day-to-day community activity in the discussion forums and via conferences, webinars, events, workshops, etc

  • Create content: Work with the entire team to create technical articles and blog posts for developers Identify strategic partnership opportunities to grow our developer community


  • 3+ years of experience in community development

  • Passionate about open source and the developer community

  • Time-series database knowledge preferred

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Marketing experience is a plus

  • Relationships in prominent Open Source communities is a plus

  • Familiarity with cloud native technologies and observability tools

  • Excellent spoken and written English

  • Analytical mindset

Why you should join QuestDB

QuestDB is the fastest open source time series database. QuestDB’s software architecture has been designed from the ground up to be as close to the hardware structure as possible - offering breakthrough performance. Through QuestDB, companies can harness the power of time series data by handling billions of time-stamped events without relying on powerful hardware.

QuestDB was founded by a low-latency trading team. Through QuestDB, companies can harness the power of real-time and big data processing in a wide array of use cases and industries, from financial data to IoT and connected cars. We currently have companies using QuestDB in production and focussed on growing our open source community.

We are based in London and San Francisco, backed by leading venture capital firms and building the team.