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Associate Technical Writer

Company: New Relic Inc.
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Your Opportunity At New Relic, docs are a core component of the product experience. Our words bring life and personality to our products. We're here to help users understand our platform, onboard, and ultimately become power users. Our writing helps our users build better software and love our products even more. You'll use your structure, tone, and writing skills to compose brilliant docs. You'll build a great customer experience through documentation, and get mentorship from a collaborative team. You'll work directly with experienced technical writers on all types of documentation that we produce and maintain on our own site: API docs, install procedures, customer use cases, complex concept definitions, and everything in between! What You'll Do * Write, edit, and architect our docs. You ensure the content gets our users all the info they need, without too much info getting in the way. * Scope and ship documentation for new features. You see the value in our products, not just the features, and create docs that show off the value without boring our users. * Clarify complexity. Speak to developers in a language they can understand, and write approachable technical documentation for complex concepts. * Work on an agile writing team, and apply agile project management practices to technical documentation. * Discuss writing methodologies with our writers, and receive feedback to help build and develop your technical writing skills. Your Qualifications Must-have: * A degree in Technical Writing, Technical Communication, or equivalent real life experience. * You have an excellent grasp of tech writing concepts, and you're ready to apply those concepts to documentation focused on software and technology. * You're open to feedback, and enjoy discussing content strategy and approaches with peers. * You take pride in your work and hold everything you do to high standards. You can support several writing projects at once, without losing the details. * You have a passion for technology, software, and learning new things. * Experience with GitHub. * A strong opinion about the Oxford comma. Nice-to-have: * Be prepared to share writing samples: GitHub, product work, portfolio work, etc. Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position. We're looking for bold and passionate people to be a part of our mission to create more perfect software. We'd love to have you apply, even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement. What's most important to us is finding authentic and accountable people who feel connected to our mission and values, not just candidates who check off all the boxes. We believe in empowering all Relics to achieve professional, and business success through a workforce model called Flex First. The Flex First model allows us to work in a variety of workplaces that best support our success, including fully office-based, fully remote, or a combination of both. Read more about Flex First and New Relic's vaccine policy as part of our commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. About Us New Relic (NYSE: NEWR) is a cloud-based observability platform that gives developers, engineers, operations, and management a clear view of what's happening in today's complex software environments. So they can find and fix problems faster, and deliver delightful experiences for their customers. That's why the world's best engineering teams rely on New Relic to visualize, analyze, and troubleshoot their software. It's the simplest, most powerful cloud-based observability platform, built to create more perfect software. All from one place. Founded in 2008, we're a global company passionate about building a culture where all employees feel a deep sense of belonging, where every 'Relic' can bring their whole self to work and feel supported and empowered to thrive. We're consistently recognized as a distinguished employer and are committed to building world-class products and an award-winning culture. For more information, visit Our Hiring Process New Relic takes seriously our stewardship of the data of our thousands of customers worldwide. In compliance with applicable law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work and to complete employment eligibility verification. We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records based on individual circumstances and in accordance with applicable law including, but not limited to, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. New Relic does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes, and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with New Relic. New Relic is an equal opportunity employer. We eagerly seek a diverse applicant pool and hire without regard to race, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities (or disability), age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Interested in the details of our privacy policy? Read more here: #LI-CT1

Keywords: New Relic Inc., Vancouver , Associate Technical Writer, IT / Software / Systems , Vancouver, Washington

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