Linux Academy is seeking a Technical Writer to join our Product department and support our team and the thousands of businesses and students around the world who learn through our platform.
Our mission is to provide advanced training tools that increase skills and encourage critical thinking for IT professionals through high quality, hands-on, and affordable training.
Linux Academy offers a full-featured cloud and Linux training library with everything one needs to learn new skills and advance in one's career path.
As we continue to grow at an unprecedented pace, we need to find the best talent around.
Come join a vibrant, hard-working team, and help make a difference in our students lives! The Technical Writer will write content seen by our individual and team students, as well as by our internal teams.
You will review, edit, and improve technical guides written by course authors, contractors and students, as well as non-technical content for our internal documentation or for externally-facing content.
Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Reviewing, editing, and improving technical guides written by course authors, contractors, and students.
Taking labs and lessons from our library of content, and creating easy to follow guides around them for our students to learn.
Working closely with course authors and guide writers, and professionally communicating requirements and improvements.
Reviewing marketing and sales collateral, website copy, and other work for technical & grammatical accuracy
Reviewing, editing, and improving externally-facing written content
Helping classify, update, and improve internal documentation
Working as part of a team to ensure we have fantastic written content to present to our students, the public, and internal teams
Contributing to technical articles, blogs, guides, and other pieces of content
Excellent verbal and written skills are a must.
Strong technical knowledge. Experience in Linux, AWS, Containers, or DevOps concepts and tools is a requirement.
Experience in, and experience in other topics like Big Data, Azure, and OpenStack are a plus
Writing should be your passion and you can't see your day-to-day life not involve writing something.
Ability to learn quickly and figure things out, even if you don't have experience in a specific tool or topic.
Exceptional grammatical skills.
Ability to create technical guides at different skill levels and in a logical, comprehensive way.
Highly organized and able to juggle multiple deadlines.
Must have a knack for distilling complex topics into concise guides, steps, and assessments.
Must have a passion for helping people grow and learn.
You must be authorized to work in the United States without Sponsorship
High compensation with great bonus opportunities
Three weeks vacation, one week sick leave
Health, dental, vision, life insurance provided free to employee; discounted to spouse/family
Free drinks/snacks for office based employees
Simple IRA with non-elective contribution made by Linux Academy, opportunity to make voluntary contribution by employee
Satisfaction of helping others grow and learn
Opportunity to work with a really exciting, fun team and roll out new projects
Compensation increases proportionate to new knowledge gained
We believe in the curiosity to learn, the vulnerability to try, the persistence to succeed, and the strength of community. If our mission speaks to you then apply now. Help us change the world by changing lives!