Software Documentation Writer

  • Flox
  • Remote
  • Apr 26, 2021
Long-term Contract Technical Writing UX Design Content Marketing Remote-Friendly

Job Description

We’re looking to contract a technical writer to help us write customer-facing software documentation for Flox–an enterprise package manager and set of developer tools that make Nix ("the ultimate devOps toolkit") easier to learn and scale.

You will own the documentation for our core products and be responsible for writing tutorials, how-tos, user guides, and knowledge base content for an audience of developers, data scientists, and sys admins that ranges from fairly to very technical. You will also lead our efforts to support and improve the official Nix documentation. 

If there's fit, there may be an opportunity convert from contracted work to formal, full-time employment.

Flexible requirements:

  • 3+ years of technical writing experience
  • 2+ years of experience writing customer-facing software documentation
  • Familiarity/fluency with Nix

Nice to haves: 

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and Markdown
  • Experience with DocBook 
  • Interest/experience in web design
  • Contributions to open source project documentation