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Technical Writer

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We believe that software is the highest leverage way to improve humanity.  So we’re building a platform to help software teams ship better software, faster. Our platform automates software delivery to make engineers happy and productive. This helps companies innovate faster, and win.

We are seeking a technical writer that can help us create clear, correct, and easy to use documentation for our commercial and open source products . You will be a part of a phenomenal, diverse team where customer success, empathy, data driven decision-making and experimentation are core values. 

You have empathy for engineers, architects and system operators inside G2K companies and are comfortable having an open-ended dialogue with a variety of stakeholders. You know that building a strong relationship with them will enable you to uncover ways to unlock massive value. You are passionate about the next phase of software delivery and excited to make the life of developers better through outstanding documentation that educates and guides them to success.


In this role you will:
* Own docs.armory.io (docs.armory.io) , kb.armory.io (kb.armory.io) , release notes, in-product and and open-source documentation
* Gather information about new features and upcoming product changes
* Write helpful, accurate, well-organized, consistent, and highly effective content
* Actively participate in agile development and represent the interests of the documentation users
* Become an expert user of the product and provide feedback to Product and Engineering teams
* Collaborate with other internal stakeholders to keep our documentation up-to-date, effective, and user-centric

Does the following describe you?
* 3+ years of technical writing experience
* Previous technical writing experience for DevOps or developer audiences
* Ability to quickly learn complex concepts and technologies and clearly explain them to others within the target audience’s context
* Excellent content planning and organization skills
* Excellent written and verbal English language skills
* Experience with creating documentation in an Agile development environment
* Experience with Markdown, HTML, CSS, Git and Linux

Have these skills as well, even better!
* Ability to read and understand source code written in Go and Java
* Experience developing training materials for a developer audience
* Experience creating video content

Armory is a Series A startup backed by Y Combinator (W17), Bain Capital, Crosslink Capital, and Javelin Venture Partners based in San Mateo, Ca. We believe software is the highest leverage way to improve humanity. So we’re building a platform to help software teams ship better software, faster by commercializing Spinnaker(Netflix OSS), a next-gen immutable infrastructure CD platform that enables blue/green deploys, canaries & rollbacks. Our platform automates software delivery to make engineers happy and productive. This helps companies innovate faster, and win.

Everyone at Armory works reasonable, flexible hours. We look for people who are thoughtful, can break down problems, work individually sometimes and in pairs or teams at other times. You are trusted to work on your own but ask for help when you are blocked. Empathy for your coworkers and our customers is an important part of success here.

+ Full Time Only
+ San Mateo, CA or Remote
+ We sponsor visas
+ Relocation Assistance Available 

Take a peek at the perks & benefits of working at Armory: go.Armory.io/Awesome
More about Armory and our long-term vision: go.Armory.io/Manifesto
Check out our CEO’s Manifesto: go.Armory.io/CEO-Manifesto

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

When you apply, be sure to let us know if you will require immigration sponsorship to work at Armory, now or in the future.

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