Developer Documentation Writer

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Job Description

About us

At Ignite (formerly Tendermint), we empower people to engage with blockchain technology and create a fairer, more transparent world. Through easy-to-use applications and tools, including Starport and Emeris, we make it accessible to everyone to join in the creation of the decentralized web. Together, we’re igniting change, accelerating the growth of innovative ideas, and democratizing financial opportunities.

As the creators of Cosmos (ATOM), Ignite has played an integral role in building the Internet of Blockchains, the world’s largest interoperable blockchain ecosystem that secures billions of dollars in digital assets. We’re proud of our past and excited by the future and the many more lives we can touch with this transformative technology.


How we work

We focus on talent rather than location to hire the very best person for every role. Open communication is vital, and we use the best tools to collaborate efficiently. Everyone has the autonomy to create their best work, which we reward with unlimited growth potential. Ignite is remote-first, and to support your working life, we offer carefully considered benefits and hold regular team and company-wide meetings, watercooler sessions, and twice-yearly in-person off-sites, to encourage collaboration and interaction between teams.

You have the flexibility to work the hours best suited to your lifestyle; as long as you deliver consistent quality work, the sky’s the limit! You will be required to be available from 8 am – 12 noon PST when we bring our people together to contribute to our all-hands sessions. We value diversity, inclusivity, kindness, and respect. Ignite is a place where talent thrives and you’ll have the opportunity to carve out an exciting career trajectory best suited to your unique skills and interests.


About the position

Ignite’s Developer Experience (DevX) team is seeking a talented and motivated software engineer with experience in developing Go applications. You will be working within the DevX team to define requirements, iterate on software solutions, and deliver useful developer tools for people interested in building Cosmos blockchains. We’re looking for a motivated and versatile engineer who understands developer ergonomics and has great written communication skills. Your work will be hugely impactful, as your tools will be used by a rapidly growing, international audience of developers.


What we offer

  • The opportunity to be part of building the future of the Internet.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Excellent benefits like educational budget, fitness, and wellbeing spend.
  • Flexible PTO.
  • Healthcare, Dental, and Vision insurance are 100% covered for employees in the US.
  • 401K Match in the US.
  • Competitive salary, including equity.

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Job Requirements

  • Master the product to develop, write, and maintain step-by-step tutorials that enable non-blockchain developers to build and launch blockchains using Starport.
  • Create developer documentation and other helpful, scalable technical content for developers who are learning to use Starport products and tools.
  • Review and provide feedback on tutorials and documentation updates from internal colleagues and open source contributors.
  • Engage with the Starport developer community to understand the user journey and remove barriers to adoption.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to create helpful and technical developer-facing tutorials.
  • Experience with the Go programming language.
  • Familiarity with Git and GitHub.
  • Strong passion for enabling developers to master technical skills and strong user advocacy, especially for new blockchain developers.
  • Relentless curiosity and an interest in solving hard problems.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity, growth mindset, anything is possible, practice kindness.

Bonus Points

  • Experience contributing to open-source projects.
  • 1+ years of related experience in the crypto or blockchain industry.
  • Experience with TypeScript, Vue, Flutter, Dart.

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100% Remote Location
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Building upon our legacy, formerly Tendermint, as creators of the Cosmos ecosystem, we believe it is time to expand our focus to bring more people and organizations into a more transparent and equitable world.
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