Xero
Denver, CO

Technical Evangelist at Xero

| Greater Denver Area
Sorry, this job was removed at 1:41 p.m. (MST) on Friday, October 9, 2020
Find out who's hiring in Colorado.
See all Project Mgmt jobs in Colorado
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
How you’ll make an impact
Xero’s ecosystem is a key strategic asset to Xero, and one of the largest marketplaces for business apps in the world, connecting millions of small business customers and their advisors to more than 1000 app partners, banks and financial institutions as well as 60,000 active developers that build value-added integrations to the Xero platform.
As a technical evangelist you’ll work closely with our finserv, partnerships and regional sales teams to develop new partnerships opportunities, working with the partner to define the integration proposition and design in order to maximize the partnership opportunity and ensure Xero’s interests and goals are met. You’ll build strong relationships and credibility with the partners to understand their roadmap, API usage and needs, so you can provide proactive advice to them about their Xero integration.
This is a big role and requires a broad set of skills including a strong technical background, the ability to think strategically about business, product and technical/design challenges, commercialization and the confidence to communicate with developers, decision makers and larger audiences. You’ll enjoy creating technical content and have experience sharing your ideas through case studies, white papers, blogs and presentations. A willingness and ability to travel is a must.

What you'll do

  • Work with key sales and partnership stakeholders at Xero on product strategy to ensure a consistent global approach which supports regional strategic objectives and initiatives
  • Collaborate with sales and partnership teams to identify and develop new partnership opportunities
  • Engage directly with senior tech leads in partnership to discover, develop new opportunities and open doors
  • Use your technical and industry experience to define integration standards and work with partners to validate and enhance their solution design to ensure a best in class integration.
  • Be the voice of the partner internally, advocating for their needs to internal product teams
  • Develop and deliver compelling presentations, blogs, white papers and case studies that create discussions to drive awareness and adoption of the Xero developer platform

Success looks like

  • Building strong relationships across Xero including our ecosystem, finserv, strategic partnerships and regional sales teams.
  • Raising the profile of the Xero API and ecosystem to facilitate Xero being the first choice for accounting integrations
  • Providing the support required for Xero to execute partnership opportunities through presales and consulting, whilst also proactively evangelizing the Xero API and Partner Programme through speaking at events and creating content
  • Upholding high standards both in integration design and what is ultimately delivered to customers
  • Gaining industry recognition and credibility in your own right as a regular attendee, panelist and speaker at Xero and other industry events

What you’ll bring with you: Critical Competencies

  • Strategic thinker able to identify new revenue or market opportunities
  • Effective at building relationships and influencing stakeholders
  • Ability to discuss technical topics at a range of levels and convey complexity in a clear and concise way
  • Passion for inspiring developers through creative code and content
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills
  • Confident in conversations about APIs, accounting and driving commercial success
  • Organized and capable of handling multiple projects at once
  • Results driven, self motivated
  • GSD and resilient attitude

What you’ll bring with you: Experience

  • Tertiary qualification and 5+ years relevant technical experience
  • Preferred industry experience with enterprise level companies or financial services
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages: C#, Java, Ruby, Python, PHP, Objective-C, Swi or JavaScript
  • Experience building apps with developer tools, SDKs and APIs
  • Proven experience in the creation and development of technical strategy
  • Experience in defining and designing software solutions and/or integrations
  • Experience in startup, cloud, technology or SaaS industry preferred
  • Experience working cross functionally in teams spanning departments or geographies preferred

Xero is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Why Xero?
Diversity of people brings diversity of thought, and we like that. A collaborative and inclusive environment is important to us. Working at Xero will provide you with a diverse and inclusive environment alongside people who will respect, challenge and support you to have fun while you do the best work of your life. We are a place where personal development, flexible working, innovation, and well-being are not just inspired but celebrated. We value our people and offer a wide range of compelling benefits and perks, including Xero shares.
Xero’s collaborative culture is underscored by our values - #Ownership, #Challenge, #Beautiful, #Human and #Team - which empower us to understand and serve customers, attract top talent and continuously innovate. From the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

See More
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Where we are

Just a quick walk from Union Station, our US HQ is located in the heart of Denver's LoHi neighborhood surrounded by local shops and restaurants.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • SalesforceCRM
Previous
Next

What are Xero Perks + Benefits

Xero Benefits Overview

Xero offers a variety of benefits aimed at helping our employees maintain their physical, financial and mental wellbeing, allowing them to bring their best selves to work each day

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Xero allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars for medical and dependent care expenses. $2,650 annual limit for healthcare FSA
Disability Insurance
Xero's long and short term disability plans provide income protection at 60% of annual base salary
Dental Benefits
Cigna dental PPO plan
Vision Benefits
VSP vision plan
Health Insurance Benefits
Xero offers a variety of health plans including Cigna HSA, Cigna PPO, and Kaiser HMO for Colorado and California employees
Life Insurance
Provided to Xero employees at no cost. Coverage for each employee of 2x annual base salary up to $500,000
Wellness Programs
Xero will fund up to $300 annually in employee health reimbursement account to be used toward a health improvement activity including gym membership, mental, physical or financial health
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Xero will match 100% on the first 3% contributions plus 50% match on next 2% of contributions
Company Equity
All Xero employees are granted Restricted Stock Units at a certain percentage of their base salary which vests over a 3 year period
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Eight weeks paid leave for primary caregiver. Two weeks of paid leave for secondary caregiver
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Xero offers 21 days of paid time off, 10 wellness days, as well as 11 paid holidays per calendar year. We also participate in a company wide shut down between Christmas and New Years Day
Paid Volunteer Time
Xero encourages employees to give back to our communities by providing 8 hours of paid volunteer time per year
Paid Holidays
11 paid holidays per calendar year
Paid Sick Days
Each employee is granted 10 wellness days per year in addition to our generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
You'll typically catch our employees rocking jeans and a Xero t-shirt!
Commuter Benefits
Set aside pre and/or post tax dollars for commute related transit, parking and bike expenses
Company Outings
Annual holiday party, as well as a summer celebration!
Game Room
Video games and ping pong table in lounge
Stocked Kitchen
You find a variety of fruit, chips, nuts, snack bars, sodas and iced tea in the Xero kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Breakfast each Tuesday and lunch every Thursday from a variety of local vendors
Happy Hours
Happy hour starts every Friday at 4!
Fitness Subsidies
Our monthly health reimbursement plan can be used towards your fitness membership or a variety of other health related wellness programs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

An Insider's view of Xero

What projects are you most excited about?

Right now, I'm most excited to work on our Denver Roadshow. I've worked with our Colorado Account Manager to connect with Colorado's leading accounting and bookkeeping firms and drive attendance to this event right here in Denver. Our goal is to build up our network and educate the community on all Xero has to offer!

Sophia

Senior Account Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

We look for people that are driven by purpose, who understand their role in the larger organization and make great things happen. Dependability is one of the highest traits of successful people within the Customer Experience organization. Trusting that your teammates can & will get things done is the first step to developing effective collaboration

Raphael

Director, Customer Experience- Americas

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our team is responsible for ensuring every Xero has a voice and an opportunity to influence: upward, downward and horizontally. There are very few constraints for people who have bright ideas, the right values, and the passion to make things better. Every Xero has access to leadership and opportunities to impact strategy in very direct ways.

Josh

Talent Experience Manager- Americas

Xero Careers In Denver
11

All Jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Dev + Engineer
Legal
Marketing
Operations
Product
Sales
Content
Tap to close

Senior Account Manager - Christchurch

Xero
Remote
1 week ago
+21
 You will be part of our dedicated and passionate Go-To-Market Team who are focused on nurturing and challenging our accounting partner base to help them achieve a very high level of success via their partnership with Xero and beyond.  We do this by building great relationships with our partner firms as they harness the power of the Xero platform, creating practice efficiencies and value for their clients. A large part of this journey is helping them develop their cloud strategy and building a sense of community to recruit, educate and grow the Xero Partner channel.

Senior Software Engineer

Xero
Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+21
You'll help build and manage software that solves engineering problems at scale. You’ll work in collaboration with other Xeros to help create and deliver beautiful software to our customers, faster. You’ll undertake software application development on applications in our existing suite of products (including new ones), contributing to new or improved experiences for our customers, internal and external.

Intermediate Software Engineer

Xero
Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+21
You’ll work in collaboration with other Xeros to help create and deliver beautiful software to our customers, faster. You’ll undertake software application development on applications in our suite of Products (including new ones), contributing to new or improved experiences for our customers, internal and external. You’ll maintain the standard for engineering excellence at Xero, continuing to develop your knowledge and skills, and supporting your team members in building products together. You’ll contribute to our cross functional environment by working towards the same objectives, using modern principles and practices. You'll help build and manage software that solves engineering problems at scale. You will be enabled to seek clarity with technical complexities and be able to demonstrate smart ways to automate. You’ll be able to make data-driven decisions that will release value early to solve Xero customers' problems more effectively.

Education Content Designer, Sales Enablement

Xero
Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+21
Sales education is the provision of education to our sales employees with the information, content, resources, tools and skills to enable our global sales teams to become trusted growth advisors to our accounting and bookkeeping partners. Sitting within the global sales enablement space, this role involves the production of global sales education materials as well as localization of that content for use by each of the regions. The Sales Education Specialist will look at ways to design content to engage the sales teams.

Regulatory Risk and Compliance Manager (US Product)

Xero
Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+21
As Regulatory Risk and Compliance Manager (US Product) you will directly contribute to Xero's vision of being the most insightful and trusted small business platform. You will support our customers and team, ensuring that the products Xero builds comply with local government regulations. You will build and own the regulatory risk map for the US, highlighting where regulatory change will impact areas of our platform and the opportunities this change offers Xero and small business. You will work to build deep relationships with the appropriate regulatory and professional bodies.

Small Business Specialist, Inside Sales

Xero
Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+21
At Xero the customer is the cornerstone of everything we do. This role is responsible to drive the education and onboarding of Xero's prospective customers via inbound and outbound sales calls, online inquiries and support tickets to convert trial users to paying Xero customers.  Key characteristics of an ideal candidate: well-rounded, customer focused, delivers results in high growth environments, high emotional intelligence, strong business acumen, effective communicator, quick learner and knowledgeable in accounting practice operations.

Director, Market and Competitive Insights

Xero
Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+21
As the Market and Competitive Insight (M&CI) Director, you will be part of the global strategy team and will be responsible for developing a global, comprehensive view of the market and competitive landscapes in which we operate. This work will support rapid and thorough strategic and tactical decision making. You’ll conduct independent research of our competitors, gather first hand feedback from our sales teams, gather input from across several business functions and use this to draw insights and develop recommendations to help drive our strategy.

Tax & Accounting Product Compliance Manager

Xero
Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+21
As Regulatory Risk and Compliance Manager (US Product) you will directly contribute to Xero's vision of being the most insightful and trusted small business platform. You will support our customers and team, ensuring that the products Xero builds comply with local government regulations. You will build and own the regulatory risk map for the US, highlighting where regulatory change will impact areas of our platform and the opportunities this change offers Xero and small business. You will work to build deep relationships with the appropriate regulatory and professional bodies.

Product Owner

Xero
Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
+21
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.  At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information

Intermediate Developer - Remote

Xero
Remote
3 weeks ago
+21
The Wilderxeros are a fully remote team of cross functional Developers. They are working on providing an experience for Accountants & Bookkeepers which feels like an augmentation of the product experience for their Small Business clients, not a separate set of tools. The vision for their current piece of work is: save time by easily collating documents and adding e-signatures to be sent to clients all securely inside Xero HQ. 

Product Marketing Manager

Xero
Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
+21
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.  At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information