Sr. Technical Writer (West Austin, TX)

Sr. Technical Writer
West Austin, TX

Do you consider yourself to be a strong Senior-level Technical Writer that is able to expand and constantly improve  documentation for customers?  Does a healthy collaborative environment and work/life balance matter to you?  Do you have experience working with Agile in your development process?  In addition to a great company culture, our client can offer you the opportunity to work with an open source product that has an active user community, in order to impact thousands of dedicated users on a daily basis.  This Sr. Technical Writer position may be the opportunity for you to challenge your ability to adapt, contribute, and succeed in a rapidly changing, early stage software startup company.


  • Technical Documentation of  innovative product features and offerings
    • ensure documentation consistency/quality/usability
    • collaborate with a small team of writers
    • manage publication/maintenance via web-based platforms
    • proof-read
    • apply trade reviews
  • Gather content
    • direct installation
    • use of products,
    • collaborate with engineers and subject matter experts
  • Synthesize/Integrate complex information:
    • meet deadlines
    • complete multiple projects independently/quickly
  • Install/Use/Explore complex software products
  • Develop concepts and tools:
    • source code management
    • code review
    • continuous integration
  • Work with Product Management, Development, and Services Teams to execute documentation delivery


  • Strong Senior-level Technical Writer
    • Original writing samples, including those written for a technical audience
  • Documented writing for technical or software-related publications (4+ years)
  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • Authoring/Developing XML-based documentation:
    • strong experience with XSLT/XSL-FO
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Network management domain experience (preferred)