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Technical Writer – US Remote

Scality

This is a Full-time position in San Francisco, CA posted June 11, 2021.

A Technical Writer at Scality works to conceive, create, and maintain documentation about installing and operating our petabyte-scale storage software.

The successful applicant will be familiar with the concepts, practices, conventions, and procedures of the technical writing field.

The applicant should also have an interest in tooling development and improvement.

This writer will interact frequently with engineers, product owners, sales engineers, and support teams on the customer side, as well as tech leads and architects on the development side.

The U.S.-based writer will work remotely or locally with developers primarily in the US Pacific time zone and will collaborate and maintain standards with a writing team based in Paris.

Desired Skills and Experience
3-5 years of experience as a technical writer.  A proven record of work with Git and any markup language (Markdown, rST, or asciidoc) Excellent written and spoken English Basic comfort with the command line Radical self-reliance Experience with ticketing systems Experience testing documentation An ability to give and to receive editorial critique
Pluses:
Experience with reStructured Text and Sphinx Experience with API documentation Comfort with Jira  Experience with Kubernetes Understanding of software-defined object storage and distributed file systems Facility in one programming language (Bash counts) US citizens and permanent residents only.

Sponsorship not available.

About Scality

Scality is an industry leader in software-defined storage at petabyte scale.

Founded in 2009, Scality has deployed software-based storage solutions that deliver billions of files to more than two hundred million users daily with 100% availability.

Scality’s customers include four of the top ten cable operators in the US, the second largest Telco in France, leading operators in Japan, the leading television network in Germany, and the second largest online video site in the world.

Scality’s internal motto is: “Work hard, play hard, eat well and amaze the customer!”