Technical Writer

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Job Description

Volume is looking for a Technical Writer who is passionate about building a developer community through concise, easy to read documentation. You either already understand blockchain or distributed systems, or have enough technical background and interest to dive in and get up to speed very quickly. As a Technical Writer at Volume you will work on developer facing documentation for Volume’s blockchains and protocols. This role has very high impact and visibility, and is both tactical and strategic. You will own the documentation strategy and the publishing roadmap, and create documentation from scratch. Your goal will be to ensure that our developer community has a clear picture of the available functionality and is inspired to build with us.


Job Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language.
  • Good knowledge of Javascript.
  • You are comfortable writing documentation using Vuepress, and creating and reviewing PRs.
  • Ability to read code in Go, Rust or Python.
  • Experience with content management and strategy for technical documentation such as writing instructions running software programs, setting up infrastructure and other developer tools.
  • Experience interviewing subject matter experts to understand and document complex topics and systems.
  • You enjoy self driven exploration and education on new technologies and languages.
  • You are excited by the challenge of keeping documentation up to date with improvements in fast-changing, in-development code, and how to write enough documentation to be helpful
  • Enjoy taking initiative to solve open-ended problems
  • Familiarity or strong interest in blockchain and distributed systems.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain developer documentation in Vue.js  for
  • Volume’s blockchains, protocols and applications.
  • Dig into source code for community and internally developed systems to collect technical details for documentation.
  • Incorporate continuous feedback from internal stakeholders and Volume’s community.
  • Collaborate with our open source community to develop documentation standards.
  • Incorporate continuous feedback from users, peers, and stakeholders by leading content-focused usability and critique sessions

Bonus Points

  • Experience working in or managing open-source communities 
  • Experience with fully remote, distributed organizations

Job Summary

Remote Location
Full Time Job Type

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