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As Purism SPC grows, so does the developer community and a technical writer is needed to keep up with the external technical documentation needs. If you enjoy writing technical documentation for large engaged audiences, please apply. These roles are full-time and remote with a decentralized team across many time zones.

Learn more about Purism.

Scope of work (i.e. what you have to worry about)

We are looking for a team member with experience and a passion for technical writing.

Primary objectives:

  • Write technical tutorials for users to navigate their Purism hardware, software, and services.
  • Write developer documentation for application submission and developer account creation and management process.
  • Have the ability to run and lightly test applications developed within the team to be able to document their behaviors.
  • Update and maintain existing documentation as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with the rest of the Purism team to include their feedback on documentation changes.
  • Work collaboratively with community members to accept community contributions to the documentation as needed.

Secondary objectives:

  • Being comfortable working asynchronously and via written instruction with freedom respecting tools like email, Gitlab, and Matrix chat.
  • Prior experience with Debian-based distributions, Flatpak, and the GNOME desktop would be a plus.
  • Previous experience in free/libre software is not required, but a willingness to engage in ethical software development is.

Some details for applying

Please use this template as your email:

  • Subject line: “Technical Writer – your_name_here
  • List what you’re good at, or what you would like to help us with.
  • Tell us how you got good at it, or how you’d like to help us.
  • Let us know why would you like to be involved with Purism?

Please note that it will take some weeks for us to review applicants and get back to you.

Apply for job

To apply for this job email your details to hr@puri.sm