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Technical Writer Intern

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Are you looking to join one of the fastest growing software companies in the Bay Area? ThoughtSpot’s Search & AI-Driven analytics platform is revolutionizing how the world uses data by making analytics 1000x faster and easier for non-technical business people. ThoughtSpot was recently named a Leader in Gartner's 2019 Magic Quadrant for Analytics. ThoughtSpot is the first new Leader in the past six year and is the fastest analytics company ever to become a Leader.

Learn on the job and help our team to attain our full potential! The Documentation department builds innovative experiences to make learning ThoughtSpot exciting, fun, and fast. You will contribute to helping our customers learn how to set up and use ThoughtSpot. If you like writing, graphic design, making videos, or any other aspect of making serious learning an enjoyable and rewarding experience, this opportunity is for you.

Note: This is a 3-month unpaid internship position.


  • Assist with writing topics and instructions for using new features.
  • Format existing documentation topics to comply with content templates, and identify content for reuse across product components.
  • Integrate feedback from the field, and monitor internal channels for possible content improvements.
  • Contribute to the strategy for on-boarding new users, ongoing technical learning, and employee development.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • University-level student with a Bachelor’s degree. Focus in Communications, English, Instructional Design, Technical Writing, Information Management, Computer Sience, or a related discipline.
  • Enthusiasm for creating documentation and new learning experiences.
  • Excellent presentation, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with adult learning principles and course design techniques is a plus.
  • Knowledge of databases, analytics, and business intelligence solutions is a strong plus.

About ThoughtSpot

At ThoughtSpot, we solve some of the hardest, most challenging problems in technology. The kind of problems we solve, requires diverse perspectives and the team-spirit to see those differences as opportunities rather than roadblocks. It’s why diversity isn’t a box to check; it’s the heart of “Selfless Excellence,” our core value we live every day. To make our dent in the universe, we seek employees with unique identities, backgrounds, and perspectives that want to build an inclusive, respectful company culture and truly challenge the status quo. We support our employees with great benefits like 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage for employees and dependents, equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs, conveniently located in Sunnyvale with an onsite gym, company-provided catered lunch and dinner, and paid holidays and flexible paid time off. ThoughtSpot’s Search & AI-Driven analytics platform puts the power of a thousand analysts in every business person's hands. With ThoughtSpot’s next-generation analytics platform, business people can use Google-like search to easily analyze complex, large-scale enterprise data and get trusted insights to questions they didn’t know to ask, automatically - all with a single click. ThoughtSpot’s customers include the world’s largest companies, such as Amway, BT, Bed Bath and Beyond, Chevron Federal Credit Union, De Beers, JD Sports, PetCo, ServiceNow and Scotiabank. ThoughtSpot is helmed by CEO Sudheesh Nair after being co-founded in 2012 by Ajeet Singh and technical co-founders from Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Oracle. Backed by investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, Geodesic Capital and Capital One Growth Ventures, ThoughtSpot has raised over $305 million to date at a unicorn valuation. Join us in our mission of enabling analytics "human scale" by putting search and AI-driven analytics in the hands of 20 million users by 2020.

For more information please visit thoughtspot.com.

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Gourmet meals

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Gym & yoga

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Commuter passes

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Happy hours

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ThoughtSpot at a glance

Analytics without the hassle, get everything you need for the comfort of your hand

ThoughtSpot focuses on Enterprise Software, Analytics, Search, Business Intelligence, and Big Data. Their company has offices in Seattle, Dallas, Japan, London, and Sunnyvale. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, ThoughtSpot has raised $543.7M of funding; their latest round was closed on August 2019.

You can view their website at https://www.thoughtspot.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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