Technical Writing Lead

$120,000 - $150,000 yearly
  • Walmart Labs
  • Remote (Sunnyvale, CA, USA)
  • Aug 15, 2019
Full time Writing / Editing

Job Description

What you'll do

We’re a technical documentation team that is part of the engineering org. Things move fast on our team and we're looking for someone who can help manage all of the moving pieces. This position will report to the Head of Copy & Design for the Merchandising & Catalog organization. 

What You'll Do

You'll keep the team of writers working together like a well-oiled machine by overseeing the team's day-to-day tasks, helping them prioritize where to focus, and unblocking them if any obstacles get in their way. Each writer focuses on a specific vertical, so you'll provide guidance on information architecture, copy editing, and improving the overall documentation process. 

To succeed at this role you’ll need to be energetic, collaborative, and excited about the opportunity to manage a team. So, if you’re interested in tech, love to write, and you’re ready to join a fun team, send over your resume today!

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter and has a "get-stuff-done" mentality
  • BA in English, Technical Writing, Creative Writing, or a relevant area
  • Experience managing at least one other person
  • Loves to dig in and solve challenging problems
  • Excited to manage a team of both on-site and remote writers
  • Willing to travel once per quarter for a few days at a time

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Experience working with a Knowledgebase

 

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 5,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

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