Translate Tech Talk Into Plain English With This Remote GitLab Writing Job

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You speak tech.

Maybe you’re not fluent in tech, but if you traveled to the country of Technobia, you could order a latte and get directions to the hotel.

GitLab, an online Git management system, is hiring a technical writer who can translate tech speak into easy-to-understand English. You’ll work with engineers to write web content, tutorials and software documentation.

The job posting says the company is looking for a highly organized writer with technical proficiencies to create and edit content that is correct and complete.

The remote company states on its website that employees can work anywhere in the world except for the following countries: Brazil, Crimea, Cuba, France, Iran, North Korea, Portugal, Sudan, Sweden and Syria.

Benefits vary by country, but in the United States, employees are eligible for group medical coverage, the company’s retirement plan and other benefits.

The hiring process for this full-time job begins with a 30-minute screening call and includes at least four additional interviews.

If you aren’t ready to commit to a full-time job, you can also pitch your freelance technical article ideas to GitLab’s Community Writers Program here.

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Work-From-Home Technical Writer at GitLab

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with engineers to write documents
  • Editing content to ensure it is comprehensive, current and accurate
  • Producing written and video tutorials
  • Reviewing pitches from freelance writers

Applicants for this position must have:

  • Experience writing software documentation
  • Teaching skills that can be incorporated into writing
  • Experience using Git
  • Familiarity with the command line in Linux or Mac

Benefits for U.S. employees include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (with optional Flex Spending Account)
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave

Apply here for the work-from-home technical writer job at GitLab.

Tiffany Wendeln Connors is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. The closest she’s come to understanding Git is when she used it for the pun “You can’t Git a latte in Technobia.”