Technical Writer (Developer Documentation)

Technical Writer (Developer Documentation)

Distributed Canada
About Source
We strive to be the data management layer of the decentralized web. We believe that making data user-centric and easy to work with gives people the opportunity to free their genius and create tools that change the world, unlocking the true potential of Web3. Source is a suite of new technologies that work together to make data interoperable. We’re empowering developers to make apps and devices that talk to each other, to allow users to truly own their data, and to secure information cryptographically to ensure trust.
Minimum expected salary: $80,000 CAD + equity

Shape the future of Web3

Decentralized applications are a fast-growing market expected to reach $368B+ by 2027 and Source is pioneering the foundational technologies to help it get there and go beyond. Source is transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps people use every day. We are building the future of data management and are the first database provider to receive backing from Dwight Merriman the founder of MongoDB, the predominant cloud database and a global roster of Web3 investors. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

About the Role

As the first full-time staff technical writer on our team, you will have the opportunity to work with our community, engineers, and CTO to write clear documentation that is useful, clear, and succinct. Your documentation will be the very first touchpoint that developers will experience and the very first words they will read. You will be responsible for our documentation to make our toolkit (the APIs, SDKs, and CLI's) even more powerful and successful.

You'll be working on

  • Contribute to the growth of the open-source developer ecosystem. You bring your expertise and commitment to excellence to help build documentation that makes it easy for everyone.
  • Understanding the underlining intuition of Source technology.
  • Writing technical documentation that is useful, clear, and succinct.

You're most likely to succeed in this role if you

  • Enjoy technical writing and engaging with an open-source community.
  • Have early startup experience.
  • Have experience writing technical documentation for developers.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience.

Success in this role means

In the first month, you will join your engineering team and start to learn about our production systems, software development workflow, and the architecture of DefraDB and complementary technologies. We believe that it's essential for you to take this first month to become familiar with our technology, company, and our culture.

As our team grows you will have the opportunity to not only shape the direction of development for DefraDB but work alongside the founders to shape the future of the project and Source ecosystem as a whole. We want our users to have a phenomenal experience using our product and you play a crucial role in making DefraDB a joy to use. We also offer technical training and experienced mentorship to help you learn and grow into whatever you wish it to be.

What we offer

Work with a great team-building the future of Web3
Keep company with leaders in Web3
Flexible work arrangement
Flexible work hours
Unlimited days off
Great healthcare benefits
Technology spending budget
Competitive compensation, including equity

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