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Senior Technical Writer

Quix

$41,000 - $63,200 / year
Apply before: May 9, 2024
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  • Date posted
    March 10, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Salary
    $41,000 - $63,200 / year
  • Apply before
    May 9, 2024
  • Career Level
    Senior

Job Description

Job description

Impact

You’ll write, edit, and publish technical content that helps data engineers, data scientists and developers learn about and use Quix to build streaming data applications efficiently.

Responsibilities 

We’re looking for a technical writer with a software developer background to join our rapidly growing team. You will:

  • Own the documentation tech stack and development process

  • Design and build solutions to automate and actively optimize our docs

  • Ensure documentation covers all aspects of the Quix portal, library, APIs and SDK in simple, developer appealing and easy-to-read English

  • Prepare screenshots, animated GIFs and videos and support design and layout

  • Support major product releases by writing technical descriptions for newsletters, blogs, announcements and press releases

  • Review, challenge and copy edit the content created by non-writers and drive best practices in technical writing with others

Job requirements

  • You have 3+ years of technical writing experience

  • You have a proven software engineering background with the ability to write and test code

  • You are comfortable reading Python and understanding what the code is doing

  • You enjoy working with developers and product owners to deliver quality documentation

  • You can write conceptual documentation, detailed integration guides, code samples. API reference, and other online materials in a developer-friendly language

  • You’re a native English speaker or have a C2 certificate

  • You are not afraid to speak your mind and you like to take ownership. You are determined to influence content, drive the documentation strategy, user experience, and tooling

  • You have a favourite documentation tech stack and are eager to implement it

Nice to have 

  • A deep understanding of the data industry and engineering tools

  • Experience developing with C# language

  • Familiarity with SEO best practices

Team fit 

We’re looking for passionate and energetic people who are eager to learn and develop in a collaborative environment. We’re building a team dedicated to work on a great product together, and have fun while doing so. We are a remote first company but also enjoy an opportunity every quarter to work together in a European destination.

What we offer 

  • Work from home anywhere in the UK and EU 

  • Quarterly team meet ups to brainstorm together

  • 2 annual team meet-ups in EU destinations (normally beaches and mountains)

  • 37 days holiday (including all public holidays in your region)

  • 2 additional paid days off a year for volunteering work

  • Generous stock options commensurate with the opportunity

  • Budget to choose own hardware and office set-up

  • Training and personal development budget

About Quix

Our mission is to help developers use live data faster and more efficiently. The Quix platform, created on modern technologies and using our own SDK and APIs, enables users to build, test, deploy and monitor live real-time stream processing pipelines for data-intensive applications. Developers across the video game, racing, manufacturing, automotive, healthcare, tech and telco industries have integrated Quix into their application stack to deliver a development experience they love to use. We’re building a category-defining platform to launch a new data-driven era. Join us and bring your passion!

Diversity, equity and inclusion at Quix

Quix welcomes you to be your most authentic self. We’re committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and diverse community so that we can all grow and learn from each other. Be open, included and valued.

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is important to us. We aim to respond to your application within five business days. Our interview process tends to take 3 to 4 weeks. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.