Senior Technical Writer

  • Grafana Labs
  • EMEA, United States (Remote)
  • 31 Oct, 2022

Job Description

Description of Duties

We are looking for a Senior Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation and guides for Grafana Labs. You will collaborate with the engineers, product managers, and the Grafana 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 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.

Requirements

What experience would make someone be successful in this role?

  • Experience using or documenting enterprise and/or cloud software.
  • Experience working with Git and Github.
  • Experience working remotely.

Experience with data store products 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”.

 
 
About Grafana Labs: There are more than 950,000 active installations of Grafana 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 companies including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay manage their observability strategies with full-stack offerings that can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or self-managed with Grafana Enterprise Stack. The Grafana stack has grown to include four other open source projects, Grafana Loki (for logs), Grafana Tempo (for traces), Grafana Mimir (for metrics), and Grafana OnCall (for on-call management).
 
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
 
A note about covid-19: All Grafanistas who wish to attend in-person events or travel for Grafana Labs must be fully-vaccinated.
 
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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