Sr. Technical Writer

| Greater Denver Area

Overview:
 
Alteryx, Inc. has an opening for a talented Technical Writer to join our Creative Services team in Boulder, CO. We are looking for a smart, energetic individual to create customer-facing documents explaining our suite of Alteryx products as well as the underlying technology. You will be responsible for all web and paper documentation, creating a style guide, and collaborating with engineers, product managers, and test automation personnel to gather data for the documents. Your major task will be to not only create content but also set up an environment where new documents can be quickly created and exposed to customers as well as delivering the documents online as new features get rolled out. The successful candidate will also be an expert at synthesizing technical information for maximum usefulness to enable our users to get the full value from our products quickly.
 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Work with product management and engineering and create technical and user documents for Alteryx products. 
  • Establish documentation processes, set timelines and schedules, and work with various engineering teams to gather and organize content for each release.
  • Gather and publish release notes. 
  • Create and storyboard the documentation sitemap and drive content creation for online customer-facing documentation.
  • Read design documents, QA test plans, and MRDs/PRDs to determine appropriate presentation of content to technical and business users.
  • Design and develop clear, concise, complete, and correct technical copy in a single sourcing environment using structured writing.

 

 
Skills and attributes:

 

  • 5-8 years relevant work experience, preferably in a cloud based enterprise software company in the areas of technical marketing, product documentation, and technical writing.
  • Exceptional copy writing skills and the ability to assimilate complex technologies and synthesize them into crisp documents.
  • Web-based document writing skills and experience setting up and maintaining tutorials and online help.
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or Journalism.
  • Experience working for a SaaS analytics company a huge plus. 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
    • LithiumCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • OutlookEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Right at the entrance to the Interlocken Technology Park, our office is easily accessible from Denver and Boulder, and offers views of the mountains.

An Insider's view of Alteryx, Inc.

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is casual, but we're driven and work hard! We're empowered to be independent, creative, and innovative. Not only do we care about our platform, but we are deeply passionate about how the work we do impacts the community and our world.

Katelyn

Office Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Bringing Alteryx to more people; democratizing our platform.

Simon

Team Lead, DX

How does the company support your career growth?

Alteryx walks the walk when it comes to supporting individual career goals. We have so many career planning resources and programs, but what differentiates Alteryx is the way everyone rallies around you to make sure you reach those goals. I've set aggressive career ambitions, plus pursuing my MBA! It's like the whole company is cheering for me.

Emily Singer

Manager, Public Relations

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team members to spend time learning - whether it's joining on-site study sessions to learn more about our product, to participating in Alteryx Academy. I think having a commitment to constant learning and self-improvement allows for creativity to flourish and opens up the doorway to new ideas.

Stephanie

Manager, Product Management Operations

What are Alteryx, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Alteryx, Inc. Benefits Overview

Company Perks & Benefits include:

• 100% company-paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

• Pet Insurance

• Life insurance, disability and accidental coverage

• Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO per year

• 401k with company match

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan

• Commuter benefits

• Fitness & Wellness reimbursement program

• Bicycles and frisbee golf to rent in office

• Gym and The Hut Restaurant on the first floor of the building

• Yoga monthly and massages weekly

• Happy hours, release parties, and networking events throughout the year

• Fresh fruit delivery, bagels on Thursdays and catered lunch every other Wednesday

• Beer taps and comfortable lounges throughout the office

• Video and arcade games, ping pong, pool table, and shuffle board

• Free form "Innovation Days" and "Learning Days" for self-improvement monthly

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer $265.00 per month for transit.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Thursday. Employees get free lunch on Wednesday.
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Upon approval, we offer $5250 annualy for continuing education.
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