Foundries.io Technical Writer (Remote)

Description

At Foundries.io, our vision is to deliver an open, customizable, secure OS and firmware platform for an IoT/Edge product’s lifetime. We aim for cross-industry adoption, with no lock-in. We use industry standards and a new business model to disrupt the status quo of the fragmented IoT device market.

The driving force behind this success is our unwavering belief in clear and effective communication. We’re searching for an experienced technical writer to join our team and help take our customer-focused software as a service to new heights. As an ideal candidate, you have proven experience in a highly technical field, such as software development, computer science, or engineering. Your ability to evaluate and analyze complex information is second to none, and you have a natural desire to help people understand things that are hard to understand.

Key Objectives

  • Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standards and will be publicly available at https://docs.foundries.io
  • Obtain a deep understanding of products and services to translate complex product information into simple, polished, and engaging content
  • Write user-friendly content that meets the needs of the target audience, turning insights language that sets our users up for success
  • Evaluate current content and develop innovative approaches for improvement

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical field
  • 2-4 years’ industry experience as an effective technical writer
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics
  • Previous experience writing documentation and procedural materials for multiple audiences
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Be able to work effectively remotely with an international team
  • Experience working with engineering to improve user experience: design, UI, and help refine content and create visuals and diagrams for technical support content
  • Experience working writing about Yocto, OpenEmbedded, Docker and security is a plus.

Apply for this position

Please email an up to date CV to [email protected]

About Foundries.io

The Foundries.io vision is to be the open source OS of everyThing. FoundriesFactory is our fixed subscription cloud service, providing our users with the software platform that reinvents IoT. Building on our award-winning start up roots, we work with a growing number of customers and partners - from agile and disruptive start ups to market-leading global corporations.

Industry veterans George Grey and Ian Drew lead a team of talented engineers and business minds located around the globe. Many decades of experience in open source, embedded Linux and connected product development and deployment is brought together, delivering an open platform for IoT and Edge that implements best industry standards and that is built for scalability and longevity. Our distributed virtual team continuously interacts through a variety of channels including Slack and Hangouts to ensure a close working, supportive and collaborative environment.

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