Technical Writer

  • Engineering
  • Remote job

Technical Writer

Job description



At our mission is to empower people in every organization to make better decisions in real-time by harnessing the data generated through machinery and sensors. We have a unique capability in facilitating the ingestion and analysis of industrial scale machine data unlocking the bottlenecks associated with legacy technologies and helping companies to reduce risk and increase the efficiency of their operations.


CrateDB is an Industrial IoT database technology for enterprise manufacturing and industrial organisations needing to scale the use of machine data to enable advanced real-time analytics and insights. The market's most advanced distributed SQL database, CrateDB’s technical architecture unlocks unlimited scale and speed, at a cost previously unachievable and is the only technology capable of simultaneously processing complex sensor/metadata in real time.


We are a deep-tech, VC funded startup with offices in Dornbirn (Austria), Berlin and San Francisco. Remote locations are possible.



  • Work closely with Product Owner and Development Teams to successfully deliver documentation projects
  • Independently write new documentation based on use cases, user stories, feature requirement and specifications
  • Customize the documentation for product updates or product enhancements
  • Proactively research product changes
  • Provide input on documentation design and implementation
  • Partner with other teams to understand and respond to customer documentation needs
  • Work closely together with the Marketing team
  • Write blog posts on a regular basis



  • 2+ years of experience as a Technical Writer or transferrable writing experience working closely with product and development teams
  • Passion for technology and ability to quickly learn how to use complex software products
  • Ability to create high-quality documentation while adapting to changing priorities
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams across product development lifecycles
  • Hands-on attitude and attention to detail
  • Excellent English skills (verbal and written). German is a plus
  • Valid work permit for Germany


Nice to have

  • Experienced with Github, Read The Docs, Sphinx, RST workflows
  • Experience with databases and as a developer (in whatever stack)
  • Deep understanding of cloud technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, React,...)
  • Familiarity with Agile development


What we offer

  • Market-based compensation
  • Flexible working hours
  • Young and dynamic Team
  • Flat organizational structure
  • Perks (commute and fitness contributions, professional and personal development, free lunches)
  • Working remote


At, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it and support it. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.