Company Description|Job Description
Founded in 2004 & trusted by Fortune 500 companies, Pluralsight is the technology skills platform organizations & individuals in 150+ countries count on to create progress for the world.
At Pluralsight, our Support team is a centralized resource for internal & external customers providing product & system expertise. We are building a world-class Support experience by focusing on a high level of technical knowledge, systems built around speed & feedback distribution across the organization, & issue resolution.
A Technical Document Specialist (TDS) is an integral part of Pluralsight's Support department to own the strategy, administration, execution, & evolution of our technical documentation & self-serve systems. As part of the Documentation team, the TDS will work closely with Experience, Product Marketing, & Support. We are also looking for someone with a background in API documentation.
Who you are:
You are detail-oriented, persistent, & methodical
You enjoy serving customers
You ask good questions to get a complete understanding of a situation
You like to explore or think through the logic of how things work
You like to understand a desired outcome, get the context, & then work carefully to deliver the result
You're open to others' viewpoints, & enjoy viewing situations from another perspective
You enjoy writing, explaining processes to others, & providing self-serve resources
You are insatiably curious, & passionate about learning. You can easily adapt to change.
What you'll own:
As the main touchpoint of Help Center content, you will create articles for the Help Center (help.pluralsight.com) & possibly elsewhere. You follow company voice, tone, & best practices to provide an amazingly informative & enjoyable self-serve experience for our customers.
- Technical Writing 80% time allocated + experience in API Documentation
Scope, prioritize, investigate, & write technical documentation articles within our Help Center, located at help.pluralsight.com
Test product features & review existing articles to ensure documentation is correct
Meet regularly with cross-company partners to understand detailed nuances of features or promotions
Follow & contribute to team process for reviewing, removing, or adding new documentation
Create, train, & review on product & internal support documentation processes & standards
Advise on self-serve systems to optimize our customer experience, including re-categorization, terminology, & tools
Experience you'll need:
Have 2+ years of technical API writing experience
Bachelor's in related industry/field or equivalent experience (English, Communications, Journalism, UI/UX, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems)
Strong interpersonal communication & diplomacy skills handing different cross-functional teams
Ability to quickly analyze & comprehend new or unfamiliar technical systems, processes, & terminology
Ability to function effectively working with a distributed team
**Please plan to submit 2-3 writing samples as part of the application process.
Working at Pluralsight
Our platform helps technologists master their craft & take control of their careers. We empower businesses everywhere to build adaptable teams, speed up release cycles & become scalable, reliable & secure. We come to work everyday knowing we're helping our customers build the skills that power innovation.
And we don't let fear, egos or drama distract us from our mission. Our mission to democratize technology skills is what drives us & our values are at the helm of how we work together. It's our commitment to practicing them day in, day out that enables our performance. We're adults, & we treat each other that way. We have the autonomy to do our jobs, transparency to eliminate office politics & trust each other to do the right thing. We thrive in an environment with creativity around every corner, challenges that keep us on our toes, & peers who inspire us to be the best we can be. We bring different viewpoints, backgrounds & experiences, & united by our mission, we are one.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.