Technical Writer

Status


4 months ago

09/19/2019 10:21:23

Job type: Full-time

Category: All others


About Status 

Status is the gateway to the decentralised web. We’re building the tools and infrastructure for the advancement of a secure, private, and open web3. With the high level goals of preserving the right to privacy, mitigating the risk of censorship, and promoting economic trade in a transparent, open manner, Status is building a community where anyone is welcome to join and contribute. 

Our core application, currently in beta on Mobile and Desktop,  is an open source, Ethereum-based app that gives users the power to chat, make payments and browse the decentralized web.

Who are we?

We're a remote team of made up of 60+ core-contributors and growing community of members scattered around the globe. We care deeply about open source software, and our organizational structure has minimal hierarchy and fixed work hours. We believe in working with a high degree of autonomy while supporting the organization's priorities. 

The role: 

We are looking for a Technical Writer to work on Nimbus (https://nimbus.status.im). You’ll have expertise in communicating complicated technology topics in clear, concise ways. You will build our documentation working closely with developers to present our content. 

Nimbus is a research project and a client implementation for Ethereum 2.0 designed to perform well on embedded systems and personal mobile devices, including older smartphones with resource-restricted hardware. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain general documentation standards.

  • Create process documentation that clearly and efficiently communicates concepts, ideas, and instructions.

  • Translate information into clearly written procedures.

  • Work with our development teams to gain an in-depth understanding of the product/project and related specifics on the documentation requirements.

Minimum qualifications

  • Passionate about blockchain technology and decentralisation. 

  • Deep, relevant experience in technical writing.

  • Ability to quickly understand complex technical concepts and make them understandable through documentation.

  • Strong organizational skills, structured thinking.

  • Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking, predominantly in English).

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working for a blockchain or crypto organisation in a Technical Writing role. 

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