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Technical Writer III


Remote, India

Job ID: R01763

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With Confluent, organisations can harness the full power of continuously flowing data to innovate and win in the modern digital world. We have a purpose that drives us to do better everyday – we're creating an entirely new category within data infrastructure - data streaming. This technology will allow every organisation to create experiences and use the power of data in ways that profoundly impact the way we all live. This impact is our purpose and drives us to do better every day.

One Confluent. One team. One Data Streaming Platform.

Data Connects Us.

About the Role:

Confluent is looking for an experienced Technical Writer to help document Confluent Platform, a more complete distribution of the Apache Kafka distributed streaming platform. We are looking for a writer with a passion for technology and communication. Confluent has a culture that values documentation, which means you will get contributions from engineers, the community, and more! You will make it easy for developers to build a streaming platform and put it at the heart of every company.

What You Will Do:

  • Work directly with Engineering, Product, Support, and Sales to deliver best-of-breed documentation that ensures customer success.    
  • Produce documentation with unified examples, consistent style, and jaw-dropping quality.    
  • Work with the tools and marketing team to publish documentation in an SEO-friendly, searchable, browsable, and automated way.

What You Will Bring:

  • 3+ years of experience writing technical documentation for an external developer audience.    
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills.    
  • Ability to work in a modern documentation toolchain, including GitHub experience.    
  • Experience using reStructuredText, Markdown, or equivalent.    
  • Experience reading code in languages such as Java or Python    
  • Experience using or documenting distributed systems technologies.    
  • Experience working with open-source development.    
  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Technical Writing, Computer Science, Learning Technology, or related field.  

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed job location or your immediate region.

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