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Security Technical Writer

An Innovative Cloud Storage Company

San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

HireArt is looking to hire a Security Technical Writer to work on-site at our client’s San Francisco office on a contract basis. In this role, you’ll plan, research and write documentation for projects of moderate to high complexity and scope, while identifying and analyzing documentation needs. 

We’re seeking a Security Technical Writer with experience in writing and documentation in a software/hardware environment. The ideal candidate is also able to work well with diverse teams while managing a wide range of projects, adapt quickly to changing needs, and develop content that effectively translates to technical and non-technical audiences. 


  • Understand the technical details of various hardware/software projects. 
  • Identify audiences for content and anticipate the questions, problems, and needs that the content should address.
  • Deliver clear, correct and well-structured writing. 
  • Edit, revise and restructure a wide range of documentation.
  • Manage medium to large projects and coordinate team members' contributions to the project.
  • Develop innovative solutions to resolve complex tasks. 
  • Work on solutions that improve processes and practices, including maintenance processes and tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in a related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in documentation in a hardware and/or software development environment
  • Experience working with a distributed team
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Ability to explain technical issues to non-technical audiences
  • Keen interest in applications, systems, and network security
  • Aptitude for learning new technologies quickly
  • Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities and make quick decisions with limited information

Preferred Qualifications: 

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Improve efficiency and quality of documentation processes
  • Work well both in a team and as an individual contributor
  • Prioritize and manage across multiple, often time-sensitive initiatives
  • Work well in a team environment with a focus on knowledge sharing and collaboration

Commitment: This is a full-time (40 hours per week), 12-month contract position based in San Francisco, CA.