At MicroStrategy, we are passionate about creating powerful, disruptive technologies that transform how companies do business. Innovative products and ultimately our success are rooted in one driving force—our people. Our casual and flexible environment encourages creativity and collaboration, so you’ll have the opportunity to initiate and contribute to challenging projects, while pursuing your interests and developing, both professionally and personally. Bring us your passion, curiosity, and fresh ideas, and be a part of technology innovation at its best!
Create, edit, and maintain end-user software documentation for our high-performance Business Intelligence Products. Technical Writers work with some of the best minds in the industry while putting their analytical and writing skills to immediate use.
Working in an Agile environment with quarterly releases, you will focus on these high-level activities each release:
New feature writing
Release activity management
Legacy content optimization to reflect a minimalist approach to writing
As a technical writer at MicroStrategy, you will be encouraged to try new things, learn new tools and ideas, and expand your breadth of knowledge of technical communication:
Do you enjoy making quick videos to explain a procedure? Great – come talk with us!
Do you like working with HTML and CSS while writing? Excellent – we need you.
Do you like using as few words as possible to explain something? Using the delete key liberally when needed? Please apply – we need to talk.
Work with Developers, Software Quality Engineers, and Program Managers to drive the scope and direction of product end-user documentation
Writers focus on audience subsets that include basic end users of a Web client, report and project designers, software administrators, database administrators, and developers customizing the software
Analyze, interpret, compose, and edit information to develop documentation in various media
Work closely with a strong and passionate documentation team
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (for example, computer science); or in English, Professional Writing, or other language-related field. If a non-technical degree, a background in technology is desirable
2-5 years of experience writing technical documentation (preferably in the software industry)
Excellent writing skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact frequently with technical research and development personnel
Ability to work productively in a dynamic, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment
Ability to problem solve and work independently with minimal supervision, as well as be productive in a collaborative environment
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. Our mission is to provide the most flexible, powerful, scalable, and user-friendly analytics and identity management platforms, offered either on premises or in the cloud. Headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia (USA), the company has offices in multiple locations around the world, including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, and East Asia.