Software Engineering Technical Writer

FaunaDB - permanent

United States

27 Dec

Open to all applicants globally!

At Fauna, we’re poised to redefine the database stack with a unique serverless database that makes operational data ubiquitous and easy to consume without sacrificing correctness, scalability and availability. We’re targeting a $40B+ operational database market that is rapidly moving to a cloud-first model and we’re leading the pack.

We’re looking for an engineer who loves APIs with beautiful, useful documentation and help produce docs that will be the envy of everyone in the distributed database world. You will not have to single-handedly write everything, but you will be deeply involved in writing developer guides and building code examples.

Our software is many years in the making and we’ve taken the time to build things right. You’ll be working with brilliantly talented engineering, product and marketing teams from companies a diverse set of startup and corporate backgrounds.

What You Will Do:

  • Write and design instructional content for developers and system administrators
  • Edit documentation contributions from engineering, support, and sales to maintain a consistent experience
  • Install and configure complex technical systems to test and improve your content
  • Develop code samples and interactive tutorials to help developers get up to speed quickly
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers, and technical support
  • Help Fauna build an amazing company through contributing lessons learned, supporting internal projects, and automating all the things


  • Desire and proven ability to learn new technologies
  • Experience with Git, Markdown, and two or more programming languages
  • Fluency in written English
  • Familiarity with Linux networking, monitoring, and troubleshooting
  • Strong communication skills and experience presenting to large, small, and one-to-one technical audiences
  • A self-starter who takes the initiative to improve both themselves and the team through continuous learning and development

Bonus Points:

  • Distributed database experience
  • Experience working on a remote first team

Salary and Perks

Competitive salary and remote working opportunity.

About FaunaDB

FaunaDB is a serverless database that offers low-latency, global access to both relational and document data, without sacrificing strong data consistency. Scalable, secure, and developer-friendly, FaunaDB is designed to support modern application development in the Cloud. Developers looking to build rich applications look to FaunaDB as the de facto data platform for speed and ease. Founded in 2012 by the team that scaled Twitter, Fauna is based in San Francisco and Boston, and funded by Point72 Ventures, CRV, Data Collective, and Quest Venture Partners, with strategic investment from GV (formerly Google Ventures, a division of Alphabet), Capital One Growth Ventures, and LINE Corporation.


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