Senior Technical Editor
Posted on 3/31/2024
DigitalOcean

1,001-5,000 employees

Cloud-based app deployment platform
Company Overview
DigitalOcean's mission is to build the software that operates and maintains the best cloud for developers. DigitalOcean simplifies cloud computing so developers and businesses can spend more time building software that changes the world.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.6B

Founded

2012

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

27%

2 year growth

74%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
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CategoriesNew
Content & Writing
Technical Writing
Requirements
  • Previous experience writing and editing technical content for technical communities on topics such as software development, AI/ML or system administration.
  • Experience with at least one of the following front-end languages or frameworks: JavaScript, React, or Angular.
  • Experience with at least one of the following back-end languages or frameworks: Go, Python, Node.js, or Django.
  • Ability to explain software development concepts and best practices and research new and unfamiliar subjects.
  • Comfort with providing and receiving honest and thorough feedback.
  • Experience with the Linux command line, server web application setup, deployment, and overall Linux server administration is a plus.
  • Familiarity with DigitalOcean's existing content library and DigitalOcean products is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Publishing and editing tutorials about real world projects in the areas of software development, system administration, AI/ML, and DevOps.
  • Applying editorial skills to improve the technical details, explanations, and quality of writing in each tutorial to ensure the best outcomes for learners.
  • Testing the tutorials to ensure they work for learners.
  • Maintaining the current DigitalOcean library: updating older articles, adding additional information to current articles, and occasionally producing new content as necessary.
  • Prioritizing the maintenance of content based on various metrics and business cases.