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Advanced Solutions International, Inc
Feb 12, 2020
Full-time
Advanced Solutions International (ASI) has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Writer II to join our Austin, Texas team!  ASI is a well-established and growing software company focused on helping not-for-profits increase revenue, reduce expenses, improve performance, and engage and serve members and donors through innovative membership and fundraising software solutions. We are looking for a skilled Technical Writer to help design and develop high-quality documentation that improves the user experience for internal and external customers.  As a collaborative team member, you will work effectively with internal teams across all levels of development as you research and write technically accurate and easy-to-understand user-facing documentation for major and minor product releases.  You will be responsible for understanding new software features by communicating with developers and quality assurance analysts during regular stand ups, planning and priming meetings during each development sprint.   Candidate Qualifications Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field 3+ years of hands-on experience writing software-based documentation Strong research, organization, verbal and communication skills A great attitude and aptitude for learning and problem solving Preferred Qualifications: Strong working knowledge of various software and publishing tools, such as MadCap Flare, SharePoint, SnagIt, and Camtasia Familiarity with electronic publishing and writing styles Experience with HTML and CSS Experience working in an Agile software development environment Experience working with Microsoft products, such as Office 365   What ASI Offers ASI has been operating in Austin, Texas for more than 25 years, and has perfected the employee-first culture with a fun, friendly, and casual work environment.  We encourage new ideas, fresh perspectives, and positive attitudes, and offer the following employee benefits: Generous Paid Time Off Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Life and AD&D Insurance Flexible Spending Account Wellness Benefits 401k Retirement Plan with Discretionary Employer Match Opportunities for Professional Growth and Development Volunteer Time Off Study Leave Employee Assistance Program In-Office Perks (free snacks and beverages!) Join our team and positively impact thousands of ASI customers around the world!
Blockstack New York, NY, USA
Feb 05, 2020
Full-time
Blockstack is seeking an experienced Documentation Engineer to join the product team who is passionate about developer experience. In this role, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the Blockstack platform and craft documentation to help open source developers design, build, and deploy their Blockstack apps.  You will collaborate with engineering, product, growth teams while leading the strategy and execution for all documentation. We are a small but mighty team, and we pride ourselves on being first, and foremost, a developer platform. The success of that platform, and thousands of developers, will rest on your shoulders—the role requires a sharp analytical mind, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for learning.  What you'll do: •  Write goal-based developer tutorials and reference documentation •  Implement and evangelize documentation standards, guidelines and best-practices •  Organize documentation and make it easily discoverable •  Analyze documentation performance to increase developer happiness and success What we’re looking for: •  Ability to write for a wide-range of audiences  •  Ability to read source code, build development branches, and test small samples •  Solid understanding of developers and their pain points/motivations •  Can dig deep into technology and troubleshoot issues independently •  Is persistent and creative in order to get the information needed to get the job done •  5 years of experience writing developer documentation •  Experience with development tools and practices(GitHub and similar docs-as-code environment) •  Experience measuring documentation quality through qualitative and quantitative methods •  Sound English writing skills Benefits & Perks: •  Equity and Stacks tokens (STX - are the native token of the Blockstack computing network) •  Remote workers can expense co-working spaces •  An annual $1,200 budget for learning and development •  Daily lunch (even if you’re remote!) •  Paid time off & Unlimited sick days •  100% paid gold level health benefits, including vision and dental with no deductible •  Free life and disability insurance •  Health and dependent care(FSA) •  Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave •  Pre-tax commuter benefits •  401k with 3% match •  Your choice of technical setup and equipment Company Highlights: •  Public Benefit Corporation on a mission to enable an secure and private decentralized internet which will benefit all internet users:   Blockstack Source Code •  Remote first team with HQ in New York City •  $75 total raised. $23M from first ever SEC qualified token offering in the U.S. •  8,000 + active developers and enthusiasts in the community •  300+ apps launched on Blockstack •  Work alongside leading PHD experts in computing Blockstack PBC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and deeply cares about building a diverse team. Blockstack PBC is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. Please note that benefits vary by country, the ones shown above are for our full time U.S. based employees. Benefit information for non-US based positions will be provided to individuals who interview for those roles.
Prisma Remote
Feb 03, 2020
Full-time
At Prisma we are building the data layer for modern applications. If you are fascinated by the software that power large technology companies such as Twitter, Airbnb and Facebook but want the challenges and freedom that come with working in a small startup, then a job at Prisma might be for you. With $4.5M in funding from top-tier SV investor Kleiner Perkins we are a small and dedicated team in Berlin working on making advanced data infrastructure developed at large tech companies accessible to all developers around the world. We are focused on bottom-up adoption, and most of our software is open-source. At Prisma you will be part of a vibrant community. Prisma users often engage with the company on GitHub and Slack. Thousands of developers are using the  Prisma Framework   to build applications and we want to help making them successful. That's why we're looking for an  Education Engineer  to join our Developer Success team. What does an Education Engineer do? As an Education Engineer, your main goal is to   create and maintain the content developers use   as they're exploring and using Prisma. This mostly includes the official   Prisma documentation   and   example projects . The role also provides a lot of freedom and lets you   develop creative ideas for how the learning experience of Prisma users can be further improved   (e.g. come up with new MDX components for the docs, create video courses about specific Prisma features, host educational events, ...). Your responsibilities therefore include a variety of tasks: Develop and communicate the "mental model" of the Prisma Framework Define and evolve the structure of the Prisma docs Write and maintain the Prisma docs content Build out and maintain the Prisma example projects Improve Prisma's docs and examples based on user feedback Develop ideas and start initiatives to improve the Prisma learning experience Who we are looking for? To be successful in this role, you should have a   strong passion for teaching and educating other developers . As you're overseeing the entire Prisma learning experience, you should also be able to   think holistically about a developer's journey through the Prisma content   and   understand how to present the content in a helpful way   (e.g. by   progressively disclosing complexity ). Furthermore, you should ... ... have practical experience in the Node.js  ecosystem (knowledge of TypeScript is a plus) ... be familiar with relational databases  (knowledge of other databases is a plus). ... have the ability to debug and reproduce   technical problems. ... be passionate about helping other developers  solve their problems. What is it like to work at Prisma? You're likely to be a great fit for the team if you ... ... have an ownership mindset.  As part of a small team, you'll have an outsize impact on decisions and the way things are executed. ... think crossfunctionally.  Missing engineering features or design elements that could improve your workflow? Bring it up. The team is small and pitches in. ... stay nimble.  As a growing startup, the team and strategy evolves quickly. Be ready to re-calibrate often and stay flexible. ... be kind and collaborative.  Come in ready to share your ideas and listen to feedback. We rely on each others' input to create great final results. Bonus points The main goal developers have when using the Prisma Framework is to  build applications . Therefore, any additional knowledge and experience that you bring from the areas of general application development and software engineering is a great plus, such as: Programming languages like TypeScript, Go, Python, Java, ... Building and using APIs, e.g. REST, GraphQL, gRPC, ... Various non-relational databases (MongoDB, Neo4j, Redis, FaunaDB, ...) Infrastructure, CI/CD, Docker, Serverless, ... Information architecture and technical illustrations Prisma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity,   age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.   
Splice Machine Remote
Jan 29, 2020
Full-time
Splice Machine, an AI predictive platform startup company, is hiring a   Senior Technical Writer   to develop and maintain the documentation for the Splice Machine Product family.    Work from anywhere in the US. Splice Machine is a scalable SQL database that enables companies to modernize their legacy and custom applications to be agile, data-rich, and intelligent – all without re-writes. Splice Machine not only reduces database licensing costs but also enable the applications to add new data sources at a massive scale. Splice Machine enables enterprises to unify analytics and machine learning that used to be on separate platforms to be native to the application thereby reducing ETL latency and infrastructure costs. The Splice Machine data platform can be deployed on-premise or as a fully-managed cloud service. Splice Machine’s CEO/ Co-Founder, Monte Zweben, is a serial entrepreneur in AI, selling his first company, Red Pepper, to Peoplesoft/ Oracle for $225M and taking his second company Blue Martini, through one of the largest IPOs in the early 2000s ($ 2.9B ). He started Splice Machine to disrupt the $30 billion traditional database market with the first open-source dual engine database and predictive platform to power Big Data, AI and Machine Learning applications.    Splice Machine has recruited a team of legendary Big Data advisors including, Roger Bamford, “Father of Oracle RAC”, Michael Franklin, former Director of AMPLab at UC Berkeley, Ken Rudin, Head of Growth and Analytics for Google Search, Andy Pavlo, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University and Ray Lane, former COO of Oracle, to collaborate with the Splice Machine team as we blaze new trails in Big Data. About You You enjoy learning and collaborating with Product Managers, Software Engineers, and Pre/Post Sales teams to scope and define documentation projects. You write concise, easy-to-understand documentation that simplifies complex technical concepts into content consumable by all skill levels and roles. You review and edit documentation drafts contributed by peers. You contribute to and lead strategic documentation initiatives to enhance content and content creation. About What You'll Do You will use your writing and technical skills to write clear and consistent reference documentation and tutorials on high-complexity features. Your goal is to help our readers successfully use Splice Machine AI Platform by developing and maintaining outstanding documentation.  You will be responsible for the Splice Machine AI Platform across multiple versions of the product. You will regularly tackle topics such as the server API, backups and restoration, creating deployments with enterprise-grade security, and managing high availability and scalability in Splice Machine clusters.  You will write for experienced users and those new to Splice Machine. Your work will support a global community of Splice Machine users. Preferred Experience: 5+ years of technical writing experience in the software industry.  Experience writing technical documentation for developers from scratch Strong critical reading and writing fundamentals Experience with database technologies (NoSQL or RDBMS) or data warehouse technologies Experience with distributed systems and/or security technologies (e.g. encryption) and authentication protocols (e.g. LDAP) Understanding of Cloud management platforms like Cloudera Familiarity with Jupyter notebook systems and Machine Learning basics Experience with a programming languages (Java, Python, JavaScript) Experienced with testing and validating documentable features and concepts Other Helpful Skills Understanding of Docs-as-Code approach to technical documentation Experience with Jekyll or another Static Site Generator Experience editing content in Markdown  (we use the Kramdown dialect) Advanced CSS/SASS experience HTML expertise GitHub experience Experience with JIRA or a similar Agile issue/bug tracking system Comfort with MacOS and Linux command line use Ability to create and edit simple BASH shell scripts Experience using SSH and FTP clients for server access Our team at Splice Machine enjoys access to the best tools available, an open and collaborative distributed work environment and a supportive culture inspiring them to do their very best. We offer great salaries, generous equity, employee health coverage, flexible time off, and an environment that gives you the flexibility to seize moments of inspiration among other perks. Splice Machine is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer building a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Real Python Remote (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Jan 29, 2020
Long-term Contract
Do you have a passion for editing and want to get your work in front of millions of Python developers? The realpython.com tutorial team is known for making the highest-quality Python tutorials available online.   Our mission is to help Python developers around the world become more awesome. With a reach of over 2,000,000 visitors a month, it feels amazing how far we’ve come—but we think we can do even better! To help us raise the quality level of our tutorials even further, and expand beyond the topics we’ve covered so far, we are growing our team. We are looking for a great Tutorial Editor to join our team.   Keep reading to find out what’s involved and how you can apply. Requirements & How To Apply As a   Tutorial Editor   on the RP Team you’ll put the finishing touches on our written tutorials and articles so we publish helpful, beautiful, and watertight pieces of technical writing that our readers will love. After structural and technical feedback has been resolved, you’ll perform a final editing and proofreading pass to fix any remaining typos, grammatical issues, and formatting problems. In this final editing phase you’ll focus on tone, clarity, and formatting (as well as adherence to the style guide) so you can deliver on our high quality standards and guarantee consistency for our students. You’ll also be responsible for setting up the article on the realpython.com website using our custom content management system. This requires an eye for clear layouts and presenting information on the web in a way that is fun and accessible. In summary, we’re looking for a freelance Tutorial Editor with a passion for editing and an interest in Python who has: A detailed grasp of the nuts-and-bolts mechanics of written English An instinct for how to analyze text in order to rearrange it in a way that is clearer, both conceptually and visually Precision of thought to address potential ambiguities and misunderstandings in our articles An ear for tone An average of about 15 hours a week to edit articles and communicate with the rest of the team Basic technical knowledge of HTML and web publishing. Experience with using Markdown, and online collaboration tools like GitHub, Trello, and Slack is a plus You’ll work closely with our Executive Editor in this role and we will train you on the technical details and the specifics of our publishing process—so don’t feel like you have to be a rockstar programmer or blogger to apply for this role. We’re looking for a long-term collaboration with someone who’s eager to learn and grow, and comfortable using modern communication tools on our 100% remote-first team. To apply, please fill out our RP Team Tutorial Editor Job Application form at   https://realpython.com/jobs/tutorial-editor/   We're looking forward to hearing from you!