Posted on February 9th, 2020
This Technical Writing Manager position is 100% remote.
A brief overview:
GitLab is building an open-source, single application for the entire software development lifecycle—from project planning and source code management to CI/CD, monitoring, and security.
At GitLab, we live and breathe open source principles. This means our entire handbook is online, and with a few clicks, you can find the details of future releases, the maturity of our different product categories, and an overview of the product vision you’d contribute to when working here.
Right now, we’re in a period of growth. We’ve more than tripled the size of the Technical Writing team over the last year, and we’re increasing the number of GitLab employees to over 2,000 this financial year, too.
As a Technical Writing Manager at GitLab, you will be responsible for managing a team of Technical Writers. Each of these Technical Writers is embedded with cross-functional stage group teams. We follow a Git-based, docs-as-code workflow, adopting a Docs-first methodology in our documentation practices. The work you will oversee will be impactful and highly visible to millions of our users across the globe.
What you can expect in a Technical Writing Manager role at GitLab:
Projects you might work on as Technical Writing Manager:
When working with your direct reports and the Senior Manager, Technical Writing, you’ll define a strategy for documentation and content design for the stage groups your direct reports are embedded in. You’ll also work with cross-functional partners to identify and remedy pain points in our documentation process.
You should apply if:
What it’s like to work here at GitLab:
The culture here at GitLab is something we’re incredibly proud of. Because GitLabbers are currently located in over 56 different countries, you’ll spend your time collaborating with kind, talented, and motivated colleagues from across the globe. Some of the benefits you’ll be entitled to vary by the region or country you’re in. However, all GitLabbers are fully remote and receive a "no ask, must tell" paid-time-off policy, where we don’t count the number of days you take off annually. You can work incredibly flexible hours, enabled by our synchronous approach to communication.
We’ll also help you set up your home office environment, cover your home internet subscription, pay for your membership to a co-working space, and contribute to the travel costs associated with meeting other GitLab team members across the world. Also, every year or so, we’ll invite you to our Contribute event.
Hiring Process and Compensation
Our hiring process for this Technical Writing Manager position typically follows four stages. The details of this process and the compensation for this role can be found in our job family page.