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Technical Documentation Writer

POSTED Jul 30, 2018

RemoteStoke Upon Trent, UK • ✍️ Content • Full-time

at Radix DLT

Active 35 minutes ago

Radix is a speedy, scalable alternative to Blockchains and DAGs platforms. It is the first open, public crypto network that can securely scale without centralising, solving the problems faced by everyone from Bitcoin to IOTA.

To learn a bit more about Radix, please watch these videos!

You will be joining Radix at the early stages on its life, within the first 20 hires. As such, you will have a fast-paced and exciting journey ahead.

About the Technology:

  1. Introduction to Radix & Blockchain Scaling Issues: https://youtu.be/sW8nWeUnkK0
  2. DAG Scaling Issues & Aims of Radix: https://youtu.be/36DRDd8mh0o
  3. The Basic Components of the Radix Ledger: https://youtu.be/HkOAqdgG6q4
  4. Creating Relative Order of Events on the Radix Ledger: https://youtu.be/wfsZuN6NaJo
  5. Preventing Nodes Lying About the Order of Events: https://youtu.be/jTYGOuS2xvg
  6. Updates About New Events Via Gossip: https://youtu.be/9kPyyOIn6Bo
  7. Creating Node IDs & Basic Sybil Prevention: https://youtu.be/EOisSoQ9Oa4
  8. Radix Security Model: https://youtu.be/7xc9TNKMNLY?t=36m38s

Job Description

As a Technical Documentation Writer, you will work closely with our global team to create and maintain content that enables our users to do amazing things with Radix. You will work with product managers, developers, quality engineers, developer advocates, technical support, and marketing to create content that not only provides useful information but also serves to enhance the overall user experience.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Interview project team members, subject matter experts, customers, and product support to determine required technical and user information.
  • From planning to delivery, you will work with stakeholders to plan and document new features/APIs. You will be responsible for creating appropriate content in the form of concepts and architecture guides, developer guides, code samples, language references, API references, and other online material such as training videos.
  • Translate technical and complex concepts into concise and comprehensive instructions and explanations.
  • Opinions on what technologies and standards we should use now and in the future, we always want to hear new ideas.
  • Review and edit documents written by other staff and work with non-writers on ways to improve their writing skills and contributions to documentation.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Implementation, consistent delivery, and on-going improvement of live and virtual training programs.
  • Work closely with the support and implementation teams to identify areas of improvement in product training and documentation.
  • Research and write documentation that is technically accurate, consistent, appropriate for the audience, and consistent with our writing style.
  • Create product style sheets and style guides to ensure consistency between multiple authors and products.
  • Make customer-requested changes/edits to existing documentation, as appropriate.
  • Prior experience with startups and working with agile, cross-functional teams is a plus. In-depth knowledge about DLT or blockchain technology is not required, but candidates should generally be interested in the technologies poised to transform the way we live and be open to learning deeply about blockchain topics.

Must have:

  • A minimum of 3 years of technical writing experience on enterprise infrastructure software technologies, preferably with a database or data management software development focus.
  • Experience with multimedia with a proven ability to translate complex software processes into an easy to understand multimedia format such as infographics or short videos.
  • Able to read/write/execute basic sample code written in one or more of the following programming languages: Java, Javascript, Python.
  • General knowledge of SEO and marketing analytics best practices.
  • Have done and like to do demonstrably hard things
  • Opinions on what technologies and standards we should use now and in the future, we always want to hear new ideas.
  • Interest in DLT/Blockchain Technologies.

Nice to have:

  • Working knowledge of HTML or JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of DLT/blockchain technology such as decentralization and cryptographic protocols.
  • Knowledge and experience with a relational/NoSQL database
  • Knowledge of git, branching, continuous integration and modern development pipelines.
  • Strong visual and aesthetic sense.
  • Great interpersonal skills and a willingness to go above and beyond when collaborating with the rest of the team.

Benefits:

  • £30-45K salary. We know it’s the people that make a startup win and fail and we recognise that in our benefits.
  • Flexible working - our normal working hours are 9 to 6 but we trust you to manage your time if something different works for you.
  • 3 months located with our CTO, Dan, in Stoke, England. After this period, you may locate anywhere
  • To be part of something amazing. We’re creating friction free access to the digital economy and it’s going to change the world

Salary range

£30-45K

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