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Senior Developer Relations



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023
Anthropic’s AI technology is amongst the most capable and safe in the world. As we continue to advance steerable and trustworthy AI systems, we aim to empower developers worldwide to build reliable machine learning applications.
We are seeking an experienced Senior Developer Relations professional to serve as a key advocate and trusted advisor for our global community of users and contributors. You will build meaningful relationships with developers through technical content, video tutorials, hands-on workshops, educational programs, and more. As an expert in Anthropic’s large language models, you will represent Anthropic by giving talks at developer events, hosting hackathons, and organizing community events.
With your deep empathy, technical knowledge, and communication skills, you will significantly improve the developer experience by gathering feedback, surfacing insights, and guiding product decisions. If you love mentoring fellow developers, building vibrant communities, and influencing the direction of leading technologies for social good, this is the perfect opportunity for you.
About Anthropic
Anthropic is an AI safety and research company that’s working to build reliable, interpretable, and steerable AI systems. We want AI to be safe and beneficial for our customers and for society as a whole. Our interdisciplinary team has experience across ML, physics, policy, business and product.


  • Create and present technical content such as tutorials, cookbooks, prototypes, demos, and talks to showcase model capabilities and best practices
  • Serve as a trusted advisor, mentor, and advocate for global developers using Anthropic’s products
  • Represent Anthropic and engage users at conferences, meetups, and online forums
  • Grow and support developer communities focused on safe and beneficial AI
  • Gather developer feedback, identify pain points, and inform product decisions
  • Improve onboarding, work with users to resolve issues, answer questions

You may be a good fit if you:

  • Have 6+ years of relevant or transferrable experience
  • Are an excellent communicator, and love teaching technical concepts and creating high quality technical content
  • Are excited to talk to motivated developers and help solve their problems
  • Have a creative builder spirit and love creating prototypes that excite other developers to build similar products and implementations
  • Have a firm grasp of programming in Python and can create highly legible code for external developers to use
  • Think holistically and can proactively identify the needs of an organization
  • Make ambiguous problems clear and identify core principles that can translate across scenarios
  • Have a passion for making powerful technology safe and societally beneficial
  • Anticipate unforeseen risks, model out scenarios, and provide actionable guidance to internal stakeholders

Annual Salary (USD)

  • The expected salary range for this position is $300k - $405k USD.
Location-based hybrid policy: Currently, we expect all staff to be in one of our offices at least 25% of the time.
Deadline to apply: None. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
US visa sponsorship: We do sponsor visas! However, we aren't able to successfully sponsor visas for every role and every candidate; operations roles are especially difficult to support. But if we make you an offer, we will make every effort to get you into the United States, and we retain an immigration lawyer to help with this.
We encourage you to apply even if you do not believe you meet every single qualification. Not all strong candidates will meet every single qualification as listed. Research shows that people who identify as being from underrepresented groups are more prone to experiencing imposter syndrome and doubting the strength of their candidacy, so we urge you not to exclude yourself prematurely and to submit an application if you're interested in this work. We think AI systems like the ones we're building have enormous social and ethical implications. We think this makes representation even more important, and we strive to include a range of diverse perspectives on our team.
Compensation and Benefits*
Anthropic’s compensation package consists of three elements: salary, equity, and benefits. We are committed to pay fairness and aim for these three elements collectively to be highly competitive with market rates.
Equity - On top of this position's salary (listed above), equity will be a major component of the total compensation. We aim to offer higher-than-average equity compensation for a company of our size, and communicate equity amounts at the time of offer issuance.
US Benefits - The following benefits are for our US-based employees:
- Optional equity donation matching at a 3:1 ratio, up to 50% of your equity grant.
- Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance for you and all your dependents.
- 401(k) plan with 4% matching.
- 22 weeks of paid parental leave.
- Unlimited PTO – most staff take between 4-6 weeks each year, sometimes more!
- Stipends for education, home office improvements, commuting, and wellness.
- Fertility benefits via Carrot.
- Daily lunches and snacks in our office.
- Relocation support for those moving to the Bay Area.
UK Benefits - The following benefits are for our UK-based employees:
- Optional equity donation matching at a 3:1 ratio, up to 50% of your equity grant.
- Private health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents.
- Pension contribution (matching 4% of your salary).
- 22 weeks of paid parental leave.
- Unlimited PTO – most staff take between 4-6 weeks each year, sometimes more!
- Health cash plan.
- Life insurance and income protection.
- Daily lunches and snacks in our office.
* This compensation and benefits information is based on Anthropic’s good faith estimate for this position as of the date of publication and may be modified in the future. Employees based outside of the UK or US will receive a different benefits package. The level of pay within the range will depend on a variety of job-related factors, including where you place on our internal performance ladders, which is based on factors including past work experience, relevant education, and performance on our interviews or in a work trial.
How we're different
We believe that the highest-impact AI research will be big science. At Anthropic we work as a single cohesive team on just a few large-scale research efforts. And we value impact — advancing our long-term goals of steerable, trustworthy AI — rather than work on smaller and more specific puzzles. We view AI research as an empirical science, which has as much in common with physics and biology as with traditional efforts in computer science. We're an extremely collaborative group, and we host frequent research discussions to ensure that we are pursuing the highest-impact work at any given time. As such, we greatly value communication skills. We do not have boundaries between engineering and research, and we expect all of our technical staff to contribute to both as needed.
The easiest way to understand our research directions is to read our recent research. This research continues many of the directions our team worked on prior to Anthropic, including: GPT-3, Circuit-Based Interpretability, Multimodal Neurons, Scaling Laws, AI & Compute, Concrete Problems in AI Safety, and Learning from Human Preferences.
Come work with us!
Anthropic is a public benefit corporation based in San Francisco. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, optional equity donation matching, generous vacation and parental leave, flexible working hours, and a lovely office space in which to collaborate with colleagues.