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Technical Writer


2 weeks ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (Germany Only)

Hiring from: Germany Only

Category: Writing

Get to know us

eyeo is an open-source software company that builds products like Adblock Plus, Adblock Browser and Flattr. By leveraging distribution partnerships, we bring ad-blocking technology everywhere, giving users control over their online experience while offering creators, publishers and advertisers more ways to earn money for the free content they provide.

In combining our reach based on distribution partnerships and our own products, our technology runs on over 150 million devices.

At eyeo, we’re passionate about user agency, personal privacy, sustainability and keeping the web an open, fair resource for everyone.

How we work

We’re looking for a Technical Writer who would be working with all teams in the core technology unit of eyeo. The role would require working closely with the unit leads (especially the business unit lead) as well as key subject matter experts and product owners

What you'll do
  • Take ownership of documentation for all products in the core technology unit. Track the design and development process, research to understand the high-level concepts and the small details to provide high-quality user documentation. Make sure all documentation is up-to-date. 
  • Independently gather information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write product information, technical specifications, and process documentation.
  • Work cross-functionally with our business unit leads, product teams and partner teams to address gaps in technical knowledge, and together with product owners, work to address those gaps and document them properly.  
  • Ensure content adheres to a consistent style, tone, and approach by following a style guide and reviewing existing documentation.
What you bring to the table...
  • 3+ years of experience in technical writing or product documentation.
  • Ability to read and understand source code written in JavaScript and Python.
  • Experience working in collaboration with software engineers and product owners/managers on a daily basis
  • Experience working in agile teams
  • Experience working with team members distributed across multiple time-zones. 
  • Fluent written and spoken English. 
It's awesome, but not required, if you know about...
  • Ad-blocking technology experience
  • User research methodologies
  • 5+ years of technical writing experience.
  • Experience with HTML and CSS.
  • Experience working with developer relations/advocacy efforts or branding initiatives. 
What we offer
  • Work from home, one of our offices, or a co-working space—we trust you to find what works best for you
  • Stipend for one of the following: home office, co-working space, or relocation
  • Flexible working hours
  • 26 days paid vacation days
  • Your choice of hardware and setup
  • Personal and professional development budget
  • Monthly childcare stipend for children under 6
  • Offsite team days and annual summer company retreat in Cologne
  • Company-sponsored hackathons
Privacy Notice

When you apply, you’ll be automatically forwarded to our recruitment platform operated by an external service provider called Greenhouse (seated in the US). Greenhouse collects some information on its website, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology. For more information, please refer to Greenhouse’s Privacy Policy. All documents and information provided by you are stored with Greenhouse. In order to ensure an adequate level of data protection, eyeo and Greenhouse have entered into the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (“processors”) - Commission Decision C(2010)593. You can request a copy of this by contacting us at privacy[at] If you don’t want your data forwarded to Greenhouse, please do not apply. For detailed and further information, please refer to our Privacy Policy at

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