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Lead Technical Writer
Posted on 9/22/2022
Remote • New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Is an experienced user of great developer documentation and is excited about the idea of empowering other developers by creating it
  • Is passionate about developing writing expertise on a team through reviews and mentorship
  • Has experience prioritizing and planning documentation projects
  • Grew a technical writing team through interviewing, hiring, and onboarding talented writers
  • Possesses strong critical reading and writing skills
  • Produced excellent technical documentation in accordance with industry best practices
  • Has experience with database technologies (NoSQL or RDBMS)
  • Is able to write code for technical examples in at least one programming language (e.g., Python, JavaScript, Go, Java, C#)
  • Lead a medium-sized technical writing team
  • Work with technical and non-technical teams to meet the documentation needs of our users
  • Foster a positive and collaborative team culture
  • Develop the writing, testing, and technical skills of the team through coaching
  • Contribute feedback to the team through copy review and planning discussions
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Product on the team's roadmap, then plan it in quarterly increments
  • Interview and hire talented writers for all areas of the MongoDB Docs team
  • Advocate for users in everything your team produces
  • Work cross-functionally with Engineering, Product, Design, Developer Relations, and Product Marketing to ensure the documentation needs of our users
  • Produce technically accurate and well-written documentation when time permits
  • You review your team's work and are using their writing to learn more about the MongoDB data platform
  • You've adapted to our style of writing and instill technical writing best practices in team members' work
  • You have worked with each team member to develop a growth plan tailored to their career goals
  • You and your manager have discussed your career trajectory and growth opportunities
  • You've developed a working knowledge of MongoDB and know who to follow up with when you need to learn more

1,001-5,000 employees

Modern, general-purpose database platform
Company mission
MongoDB empowers innovators to create, transform, and disrupt industries by unleashing the power of software and data
  • Family Support Programs
  • Flexible PTO
  • Fertility and Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Affinity Groups
  • Transgender Benefits and Support
  • Mental Health
  • Wellness Events and Programs
  • Global Mobility
Company Values
  • Think Big, Go Far
  • Make It Matter
  • Build Together
  • Embrace the Power of Difference
  • Be Intellectually Honest
  • Own What You Do