Technical Writer


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Posted 1 month ago

At Very Good Security (VGS) we are on a mission to protect the world’s sensitive data – and we’d love to have you along for this journey. You’re a self-motivated problem solver who understands the value that documentation provides in making customers successful using a technical product. You have experience in authoring technical content, organizing complex information architectures, and supporting technical teams in a fast-paced environment. You will be the first dedicated technical writer at VGS, and will take ownership of our large and growing collection of documentation. You aren’t afraid of code or complex technical subjects and have experience producing documentation for a developer-focused audience.

What you get to do every day:

  • Become fluent in our products, including developer tools and APIs
  • Work with team members in engineering and product to understand customer needs around information and documentation to build a complete documentation set that enables developers
  • Ideate and create fresh content for our dashboard, APIs and developer tools that help users understand how to accomplish their goals
  • Edit and curate content created by other team members that addresses platform features and behaviors
  • Craft an information architecture that makes it easy for our customers to find the information that they need
  • Develop product and documentation strategies that will propel VGS to provide a first-class developer experience

What you bring to the role:

  • 5+ years of writing documentation for technical products
  • Experience with APIs and developer tools, as well as a developer-centric user base
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills
  • A passion for developers and the development process
  • Experience with version control platforms, preferably git

About VGS

  • VGS was founded by successful repeat entrepreneurs, and is backed by world-class investors like Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz, Vertex and Visa. We are building an amazing global team spread across four hubs. As a young and growing company, we are laser-focused on delighting our customers and hiring talented and entrepreneurial-minded individuals.
Ready to get started?
As part of your resume submission, please review the following Getting Started page and provide with your submission:
1. How would you restructure this content?2. Please rewrite the opening paragraph and the “Securing Data from Payload” section.
In particular, we will be assessing how you can improve the page with regards to: clarity/grammar, making the customer value stand out, and simplifying the content so that users aren’t overwhelmed by the technical complexity.
Job tags: APIs Entrepreneurial Security
Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere