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Technical Content Writer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • A polished technical writer, with samples of your work to share
  • An experienced professional with 2-4 years experience as a technology writer; and/or a CS degree; or a relevant advanced degree; or equivalent work experience writing on technical topics e.g. cloud technologies, monitoring and observability
  • Proficient in at least one widely used general-purpose programming language (Python, Go, Java, Ruby, etc.)
  • Experienced with modern application development and monitoring concepts, including microservices, CI/CD, distributed tracing, OpenTelemetry, and code profiling
  • Comfortable researching new technologies, able to learn how to use them, and able to reduce their complex workings to clear prose. You will have the support of Datadog engineers and other technical staff when you need an expert opinion
  • Research, write and pitch articles for the Datadog blog, such as:
  • Deep dives on modern technologies
  • In-depth monitoring guides and tutorials
  • Announcements for new Datadog features and integrations
  • Collaborate with editors, product managers, engineers, and graphic designers to maximize the clarity, technical correctness, and visual appeal of our articles
  • Develop new formats for communicating original research, monitoring best practices, and technical tips to our readers
  • Continually measure reader engagement, and iterate to improve content focus, craft, and distribution
Datadog offers monitoring and analytics for cloud-based workflows.
Company Overview
Datadog is on a mission to build the best platform in the world for engineers to understand and scale their systems, applications, and teams. The company operates a monitoring & analytics tool for IT and DevOps teams that can be used to determine performance metrics as well as event monitoring for infrastructure and cloud services.