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Engineering Technical Writer

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Draper Fisher Jurvetson

San Francisco, CA

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Who We Are

From intelligent build systems and distributed databases to resource schedulers and service frameworks, engineers at Twitter work with the latest technologies to deliver great experiences to millions of users every day.

What You’ll Do

You will create documentation for software engineers and foster a culture of documentation by helping engineers explain and understand how to use our technologies more effectively.

Develop a good understanding of internal technologies and systems.

Work with engineering teams to identify customers, stakeholders, and use cases.

Design information architecture plans for engineering documentation.

Create architecture guides, tutorials, and reference documentation for engineers.

Edit, review, organize, and expand technical information from engineers.

Help engineers become more effective writers and communicators.

Create workflows to improve the effectiveness of internal technical documentation.

Collaborate with instructors to create and expand internal class materials.

Contribute to our internal documentation tooling.

Create, modify, and improve sample code.

Who You Are

Successful candidates should be passionate about understanding and explaining new technologies and frameworks to others, communicate well, learn quickly, and be able to write and work with sample code in a variety of programming languages.

BS/BA or equivalent work experience

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

2 years of experience writing documentation for software developers

Experience writing sample code

The following would be nice to have

Proficiency with markup languages (HTML, Markdown, reStructuredText)

Experience with Git and code review workflows

Experience developing software

Experience contributing to documentation publishing systems

Knowledge of distributed systems


Knowledge of Python

Company info

Draper Fisher Jurvetson
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Company Profile
DFJ backs extraordinary entrepreneurs who set out to change the world. DFJ is a venture capital firm that was founded in 1985. DFJ has backed more than 400 companies in enterprise, software, mobile, cleantech, energy, health care, and other disruptive categories. DFJ's team operates across the globe and specializes in many industries and geographies. DFJ works with companies in seed, early, and growth stages

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