Senior Technical Writer

  • Polygon
  • Dec 29, 2021
Product

Job Description

What is Polygon?
Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 3000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.
What does the content team do?
At Polygon, the responsibility of our technical writers team is to ensure that both the documentation of our products and all other types of content is easy to read, accurate, well designed, up to date, and user friendly.
We are looking for a talented and experienced technical writer with a passion about blockchain technology, dApps, and Web 3.0. As a successful candidate, you are going to help other technical writers in creating new documentation and planning the general documentation structure for the Polygon network and later on for all other products. You will work with other technical writers and different teams to collect relevant information for a specific article and to help the content team in prioritizing tasks. You will be part of a team that aims to have outstanding documentation for our audience.
The Role
• Write and update technical documentation including user guides, developer tutorials, and API documentationWrite external content for diverse audiencesCollaborate with different teams to collect the necessary information that will help bring the whole documentation to a new levelUse new tools and technologies to write about themReview and edit documents that were written by othersManage complex documentation projectsSupplement developer documentation with relevant sample code

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in computer science, informatics, or journalism
  • Fully proficient in the English language
  • Proactive with excellent communication skills
  • 2+ years working experience as a technical writer with having your style guide of writing and a good record of writing examples
  • 1+ year blockchain experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Github and Markdown
  • Experience with optimized site generators such as Docusaurus, Gitbook, and Read The Docs
  • Experience with project management tools such as Asana, Jira, and Linear
  • Ability to read and understand source code written in JavaScript, Golang, Rust, and Solidity
  • Basic knowledge in HTML and CSS
  • Hands-on UNIX environment
  • Experience working in collaboration with software engineers on a daily basis
Benefits:Work from anywhere (Remote first)Flexible working hoursFlexible vacation policyCompetitive Salary + Token bonus (portion or all can be paid in Crypto) 
Polygon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
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