Senior Technical Writer - Application Observability (Remote, USA)

  • Grafana Labs
  • United States
  • 29 Apr, 2024

Job Description

This is a remote position for USA Timezones

Description of Duties

We are looking for a Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation and guides for Grafana Labs. You will collaborate with the engineers, developer advocates, support engineers, product managers, and the Grafana technical writing team to produce a variety of tailored content to ensure our products are easy to learn and rapidly adopted.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with other senior technical writers, product managers, and internal stakeholders to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements.
  • Plan, research, develop, and write high-quality content tailored to Grafana customers. 
  • Interview developers and engineers to gain knowledge and understanding of the software you write about and the larger systems and context in which it is useful. 
  • Write content for beginning users, such as examples and getting started guides.
  • Work with the documentation manager, developer advocates, and other technical writers to continuously improve the existing documentation and docs site; to produce content with a consistent voice, feel, and organization; and to make it as easy as possible for users to quickly find the information they need.


What experience would make someone be successful in this role?

  • Experience using or documenting enterprise and/or cloud software for a developer audience.
  • Experience working with Git and Github.
  • Experience working remotely.
  • Experience with software testing services and tools.
  • Experience working in a docs-as-code environment

Experience with observability solutions or working with open source communities is a plus.

What you’ll bring to the role

You’re an enthusiast for technically accurate content, you’re unafraid of managing multiple projects, and you enjoy working both collaboratively and independently. You have a well-used copy of “The Elements of Style”.

In the US, the Base compensation range for this role is $135,507 - $162,608.  Actual compensation may vary based on level, experience, and skillset as assessed in the interview process. Benefits include equity, bonus (if applicable) and other benefits listed here.

*Compensation ranges are country specific. If you are applying for this role from a different location than listed above, your recruiter will discuss your specific market’s defined pay range & benefits at the beginning of the process

About Grafana Labs: There are more than 20M users of Grafana, the open source visualization tool, around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps more than 3,000 companies -- including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay -- manage their observability strategies with the Grafana LGTM Stack, which can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud or self-managed with the Grafana Enterprise Stack, both featuring scalable metrics (Grafana Mimir), logs (Grafana Loki), and traces (Grafana Tempo).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
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