Technical Content Producer (not technical writer) ZeroTurnaround
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Technical Content Producer (not technical writer), Rebel Labs
Location(s): Prague/Czech Republic, Boston/USA and/or Remote Locations
Before you read on: We are looking for Java engineers who enjoy and are good at writing and producing technical content. Cool stuff!
Positions available: Full-time, part-time, or independent consultants
About the company
ZeroTurnaround is a home-grown software company based in Estonia, Czech Republic and the United States that has revolutionized the field of Java development. With over 3000 customers, including 23% of Fortune Global 100 financial, technology and manufacturing companies, we are looking to build out our content production and marketing efforts. ZeroTurnaround owns three brands: JRebel, LiveRebel and Rebel Labs. We provide a very intense and intelligent working atmosphere that will challenge even the brightest of individuals. Would you like to be one of the key members who helps define the future of the department and company as a whole?
What is Rebel Labs?
Rebel Labs is the recently-launched research & content division of ZeroTurnaround. The goal of Rebel Labs is to educate and build the knowledge stores of our readers, challenge the status quo & search to improve upon it, and do this with an energetic whimsy that defines this company so well, setting us aside from so many other firms operating in the Java and IT world.
Who are we looking for?
Engineers who write.
Your biggest challenge will be explaining technical concepts simply to non-techs.
You will be expected to be able to introduce technical concepts inside of a broader context that provide, in simple language, the influence of some technology on business operations, like software releases, sales, support, customer relations etc.
You will be providing the main core of the technical subject.
You must be able to generate interest and context in areas that would otherwise be boring, and provide a wide surrounding story so that both experts and beginners will be able to find something of use in everything we publish.
You must be published and have authored articles, blog posts, reports and other collateral of different types. You are encouraged to have your own, even inactive, blog or content portal.
You will need to do research, both primary and Internet trolling. Finding out relevant information quickly and understanding the relationship and context.
Project planning is important, and good time management, including leisure hours, is a strong benefit to handling this job.
Able to flexibly change your tone and style in order to speak to not only completely different audiences, but to the various behavioral states of your target audience.
Comfortable talking in front of groups, making videos to go with our content, lead in your own way, develop your personal connections with the industry and become a face in the company.
Understanding the importance of psychology and language when preparing content is a great plus ? it would be nice to hear that you are well-read ;-).
Output: Weekly blog posts; contribute to monthly product/technology/industry reports and quarterly research/academic publications, and write website content related to our products, technologies and company.
Creating: Individually- and crowd-sourced Technical content, how-tos/Guides, Surveys and Reports, Press releases, Tweets and other posts, Videos and Audiocasts.
Reading and Editing: Research, skimming the news and summarizing important happenings in the industry, revamping and proofreading existing content related to our reports, products and company.
Communicating: Using your professional platform to interact with individuals and media organizations for the purpose of promoting our expertise.
University or educational background in Computer Science.
You MUST have a Passion for Writing ? and good at it!
Advanced or native English reading/writing skills.
Technologically savvy with hardware and software. Experience with various tools like WordPress, Marketo, MailChimp, Gmail, Google Drive (Docs), Google Analytics, Dropbox, Twitter, LinkedIn, Geckoboard, Bufferapp, and bit.ly are a plus.
Energetic, hungry to learn and work, enjoy humor, irony, psychology, philosophy and hard-work combined.
Recommended: Published author in Technology and/or Business publications (including company materials, blogs, interviews, IT portals, etc.).
Why you want to work for ZeroTurnaround
Educated, intelligent and energetic late-start-up stage company
International business experience (possible global travel)
You can be responsible for changing the Java industry
Horizontal and vertical personal growth (we are a small company, you are going to be doing many things)
Freedom to define and do your job! We are hiring you for your skills, show us!
We define marketing in our industry (Experimentation is not only accepted, but expected)
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