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Technical Writer

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At Vantage, we're passionate about building a cloud cost transparency platform that helps enable everyone – from developers to enterprises – analyze, report, collaborate on and optimize their cloud infrastructure costs.Both our CEO (who is a repeat founder) and CTO are passionate about cloud infrastructure. Having worked together at DigitalOcean, they are taking their combined knowledge to build and scale the Vantage platform.Together we are a small but hard working team of ~25 employees based out of New York City (but embrace the remote-friendly lifestyle). 

Our current customers include Square, Buzzfeed, Barstool Sports, PBS, Planetscale, and Panther.

Vantage is also backed by outstanding top-tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Scale Ventures, Matthew Prince (Co-Founder, Cloudflare), Calvin French Owen (Co-Founder, Segment), Ben and Moisey Uretsky (Co-Founders, DigitalOcean), Stephanie and Nat Friedman (CEO, Github), Julia Lipton, Brianne Kimmel and others.

About the Role

Vantage’s customer base is growing and, as a result, we’re looking to hire our first dedicated Technical Writer. As a writer for Vantage you will analyze cloud infrastructure patterns, find opportunities for cost optimization and share them with our audience, and own the responsibility of producing high quality content that is appealing to engineering and finance professionals. As a dedicated technical writer, you will have the space to research cloud infrastructure topics, analyze spending patterns in our own dataset, and build interesting demos at the intersection of infrastructure as code and software engineering.

What You Will Do:

  • Stay on top of the latest news coming from AWS, Azure, GCP and others to find interesting topics to cover in depth, especially around cost optimization

  • Draft and internally share blog posts, quarterly reports, and Cloud Cost Handbook articles

  • Work with our design team on graphics for content

  • Collaborate with marketing teams at partner organizations on shared pieces of content

  • Turn ideas from sales and product teams into working drafts

  • Analyze the performance of content and iterate on copy, topics, and publishing tactics to ultimately drive sign-ups and top of funnel activity for Vantage

Who You Are

  • 2+ years of content creation, ideally for companies who target developers and technical users

  • Interested and passionate about the topics you cover, with aspirations to have your content be widely consumed

  • Seeking to always improve as a writer and interested in craft of technical writing

  • Strong emotional intelligence and the ability to empathize with users

  • A kind person.

Nice to Have

  • Ability to write simple SQL and do some data analysis to provide hard data to back up topics 

  • Familiar with HTML and CSS, with an understanding of what good web layout looks and feels like

  • Familiar with cloud infrastructure as an industry and devops as a profession

  • Strong written communication skills, particularly when it comes to writing for the web and for social media

Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    We're not sure if telecommuting possible for this position
About Vantage
Vantage is a self-service cloud cost platform that gives developers the tools they need to analyze, report on and optimize AWS, Azure, and GCP costs.
11-50 employees

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