Intern - Technical Writing

Workato

Workato

IT
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023

About Workato

Workato is the only integration and automation platform that is as simple as it is powerful — and because it’s built to power the largest enterprises, it is quite powerful.

Simultaneously, it’s a low-code/no-code platform. This empowers any user (dev/non-dev) to painlessly automate workflows across any apps and databases.

We’re proud to be named a leader by both Forrester and Gartner and trusted by 7,000+ of the world's top brands such as Box, Grab, Slack, and more. But what is most exciting is that this is only the beginning.

Why join us?

Ultimately, Workato believes in fostering a flexible, trust-oriented culture that empowers everyone to take full ownership of their roles. We are driven by innovation and looking for team players who want to actively build our company.

But, we also believe in balancing productivity with self-care. That’s why we offer all of our employees a vibrant and dynamic work environment along with a multitude of benefits they can enjoy inside and outside of their work lives.

If this sounds right up your alley, please submit an application. We look forward to getting to know you!

Also, feel free to check out why:

  • Business Insider named us an “enterprise startup to bet your career on”

  • Forbes’ Cloud 100 recognized us as one of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world

  • Deloitte Tech Fast 500 ranked us as the 17th fastest growing tech company in the Bay Area, and 96th in North America

  • Quartz ranked us the #1 best company for remote workers

Responsibilities

As a Technical Writer Intern for the Workato Product and Engineering team, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable skills in creating technical documentation and instructional content. You'll work closely with team members to enhance the usability of our technical documentation and contribute to the overall improvement of user experience.

We're looking for a skilled writer who can quickly research and learn, and effectively communicate complex technical concepts with clarity, consistency, and simplicity.

  • Assist the Documentation Team in creating clear and informative content that educates users on Workato's features and functionality.

  • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, and other team members to gather functional details and obtain technical reviews for documentation.

  • Contribute to the improvement of existing documentation by providing valuable feedback and recommendations.

  • Participate in team initiatives to establish style and process guidelines for documentation creation.

  • Occasionally contribute to internal documentation and provide input into tool and usability decisions.

Requirements

Qualifications / Experience / Technical Skills

  • Pursuing a degree in technical writing, computer science, or a related field.

  • Familiarity with Markdown, JSON, text editors, and source code repositories (experience with GitHub preferred).

  • Strong ability to write clear and effective technical content tailored for developer audiences.

  • Able to work independently and cross-functionally, with the capacity to quickly learn new skills.

  • Comfortable interacting with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of technical writing standards and familiarity with common style guides.

  • Familiarity with Chatbots or Natural Language Processing is a plus.

  • Familiarity with the command line is a plus.

  • Experience and expertise in SEO is a plus.

Your first three months..

  • Month 1: Spend time listening and learning. Meet with your team and colleagues at Workato to understand the current state of documentation and familiarize yourself with the company culture.

  • Month 2: Contribute to the improvement of product content by providing valuable insights and recommendations.

  • Month 3: Collaborate with other team members to align and establish style and process guidelines for documentation. Author documentation as well as edit existing documentation for clarity and consistency.