Technical Writer II

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 Technical Writer II  

About us:

LogRhythm, a Thoma Bravo company, empowers more than 4,000 customers across the globe to measurably mature their security operations program. LogRhythm’s award-winning NextGen SIEM Platform delivers comprehensive security analytics; user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA); network detection and response (NDR); and security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) within a single, integrated platform for rapid detection, response, and neutralization of threats. Built by security professionals for security professionals, LogRhythm enables security professionals at leading organizations like NASA, XcelEnergy, and Temple University to promote visibility for their cybersecurity program and reduce risk to their organization each and every day. LogRhythm is the only provider to earn the Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for SIEM designation three years in a row.  

Who we are looking for:

LogRhythm is seeking a Technical Writer to help our customers defend against cyber threats. You can make a difference every day as part of the Software Engineering organization of a recognized leader in the security intelligence domain. You will work in a Scaled Agile environment, surrounded by dozens of brilliant individuals who make up a world-class development team. You will collaborate with product managers, software engineers, QA engineers, customer care, and release managers to develop online help and release documentation that sets LogRhythm apart. You will ensure that new features and functionality are documented with quality and consistency, and you will work directly with product managers and the release management team to ensure that documentation is available for customers at the time of release.

Here’s an overview of the responsibilities & challenges ahead:

  • Assist with delivery of high-quality, on-time documentation including user guides, administrator guides, installation guides, and release notes.
  • Create documentation features/user stories that will ensure all new features and functionality are captured in the appropriate release.
  • Prioritize assignments to support overlapping releases of complex, enterprise-level software products.
  • Translate complex concepts into easily understandable and audience appropriate language.
  • Work independently and with cross-functional teams to research subject matter and exchange information.
  • Analyze existing documentation for user impacts and update accordingly.
  • Perform peer reviews for quality, usability, and adherence to established styles.
  • Represent Technical Publications in planning and review meetings.
  • Maintain documentation schedules in a Scaled Agile environment.
  • Work with team members to update and promote the use of established style guidelines.

About you:

  • An undergraduate degree in professional writing, technical writing, or a related field.
  • At least three years of technical writing or related experience.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the rules of composition and grammar.
  • Demonstrable skills in customer service, analysis, research, and problem solving.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with a high attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated, self-managed, and personally driven to produce quality work.
  • Experience with enterprise software is preferred.

Salary and Other Compensation:        

  • The starting annual salary for this position is between $70,000 - $80,000 depending on experience and other qualifications.

Benefits:

LogRhythm offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements;

  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • HSA
  • FSA
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Flexible time off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employees are eligible to receive incentive units

Additional information;

  • Created:/ Revised Date: - 12th March 2021
  • Reporting to: - Sr. Manager, Software Engineering
  • Location: - Boulder, Colorado (will consider US remote working)
  • Employment Status: - Full Time
  • FLSA/ Applicable State Law Status- Except

Workplace equality & inclusion are not just words or topics for LogRhythm, they are part of our core values, beliefs, and integral to our company culture. We hire the best of the best and do not discriminate based on race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, identity, or other personal factors. LogRhythm was built on the principals of innovation, dedication, creativity, and commitment. It is through these key areas we were able to grow as an equal and inclusive workplace, one where our employees feel respected and safe in.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages

Location

4780 Pearl East Circle, Boulder, CO 80301

An Insider's view of LogRhythm

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

As a security-first company, our security teams have direct influence on the direction of the products and services we deliver to our customers and to the security market. Everybody has great ideas and experiences, and we want our employees to contribute and feel empowered by the impact they have on the company, our customers, and the greater good.

James Carder

Chief Security Officer & Vice President of Labs

What are LogRhythm Perks + Benefits

LogRhythm Benefits Overview

Free Food- Lunch every Friday is on us. And to get you through those other days, there’s Monday cinnamon rolls, fro-yo gatherings and plenty of birthday cake.

LoGiving- We are dedicated to giving back and empowering our employees, customers, and communities.

Wellness- We are competitive when it comes to wellness. Sign up for our activity competition and get a free fitness tracker. Discounted gym memberships, annual health screenings and flu shots are here for you, too.

While at work- On-site yoga, gym, pool bikes, ping-pong, foosball and weekly meditation. Or get outside on the Boulder Creek Path.

Employee referral program- We know the best people know the best people.

Health- Benefits include top-of-the-line health insurance and a generously funded HSA.

Work life balance- We mean it. Flex time off, 12 sick days, 9 company holidays and company-sponsored volunteering opportunities. Oh and take your birthday off — it’s policy.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Our employees participate in a number of volunteer activities every year, such as the Pedal 4 Possible charity bike ride and Boulder Open Space cleanups.
Partners with Nonprofits
Every year, we run donation drives for Coats for Colorado and Community Food Share. We also participate in a number of other activities organized by our Logiving committee.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
To support our community, LogRhythm created Logiving, a committee of LogRhythm employees across the company dedicated to giving back. To read about their work, visit logrhythm.com/about/logiving/
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
LogRhythm employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA for the 2019-2020 plan year.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of base weekly pay for short-term disability insurance and 60% of base monthly pay for long-term disability insurance.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
LogRhythm provides health insurance benefits.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is offered in $10,000 increments up to $1,000,000 or up to six times annual salary, whichever is less.
Pet Insurance
LogRhythm provides access to pet insurance.
Wellness Programs
LogRhythm's health and wellness programs include the bi-annual Biggest Logger competition and corporate discounts to certain fitness clubs.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
LogRhythm's fitness offerings include an on-site gym, yoga classes, and the bi-annual Biggest Logger competition.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
LogRhythm provides up to 8 weeks of parental leave (and 12 weeks of FMLA) for the primary caretaker and the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
LogRhythm provides employees with a flexible work schedule, including flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes full-time remote work for specific positions, as well as the ability for on-site employees to work remotely as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
LogRhythm offers multiple family-oriented events every year, including Logtoberfest, Bring Your Child to Work Day, and Bring Your Dog to Work Day (DogRhythm).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
LogRhythm offers paid sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Company outings at LogRhythm include Logtoberfest and summer happy hours.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
LogRhythm has fully stocked kitchens, including unlimited coffee, tea, soda, and sparkling water. There are also vending machines in each building.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion .
Parking
LogRhythm offers employees free on-site parking.
Pet Friendly
LogRhythm participates annually in Bring Your Dog to Work Day.
Recreational Clubs
LogRhythm sponsors office sports leagues, including softball and hockey.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LogRhythm encourages professional development, including by offering opportunities for on-site and virtual training.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
LogRhythm hosts lunch and learn meetings for employees throughout the company.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Paid Time Off, Birthdays required off. Free Food Fridays. Yoga and Meditation Classes. Foosball, Ping Pong and Arcade Games.

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