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Senior Technical Writer (3 month contract)



Marketing & Communications, IT
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024
Who are we?
Our mission is to scale intelligence to serve humanity. We’re training and deploying frontier models for developers and enterprises who are building AI systems to power magical experiences like content generation, semantic search, RAG, and agents. We believe that our work is instrumental to the widespread adoption of AI.
We obsess over what we build. Each one of us is responsible for contributing to increasing the capabilities of our models and the value they drive for our customers. We like to work hard and move fast to do what’s best for our customers.
Cohere is a team of researchers, engineers, designers, and more, who are passionate about their craft. Each person is one of the best in the world at what they do. We believe that a diverse range of perspectives is a requirement for building great products.
Join us on our mission and shape the future!
As a Senior Technical Writer, you will:
- Create documentation and guides that make it easy for customers to get started using our products and leverage advanced capabilities
- Build, manage, and grow our content library and its distribution on developer platforms with code examples, cookbooks, guides and tutorials
- Dive deep into the product and collaborate with ML and Engineering to make our platform more approachable to new users
- Collaborate with the team to plan technical content for major product releases and events
You may be a good fit if:
- You have 5+ years of direct professional experience in technical writing
- You're comfortable owning the documentation experience from concept through to publish and enjoy taking projects from 0 to 1
- Experience with building and enforcing information architecture
- You're comfortable taking on projects beyond docs when appropriate
- You have a technical background and are code literate. You must be comfortable with at least one of the following: Python, JavaScript, or Go
- Background as a developer or data scientist a big plus
- You care about the LLM field and enhancing our users experience with great documentation
- Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams, and third parties
- You're comfortable with ambiguity and documenting nascent feature offerings
- You have experience or interest in ML, Data Science, or NLP technologies
If some of the above doesn’t line up perfectly with your experience, we still encourage you to apply! If you consider yourself a thoughtful worker, a lifelong learner, and a kind and playful team member, Cohere is the place for you.
We value and celebrate diversity and strive to create an inclusive work environment for all. We welcome applicants of all kinds and are committed to providing an equal opportunity process. Cohere provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
Our Perks:
🤝 An open and inclusive culture and work environment
🧑‍💻 Work closely with a team on the cutting edge of AI research
🍽 Weekly lunch stipend, in-office lunches & snacks
🦷 Full health and dental benefits, including a separate budget to take care of your mental health
🐣 100% Parental Leave top-up for 6 months for employees based in Canada, the US, and the UK
🎨 Personal enrichment benefits towards arts and culture, fitness and well-being, quality time, and workspace improvement
🏙 Remote-flexible, offices in Toronto, New York, San Francisco and London and co-working stipend
✈️ 6 weeks of vacation
Note: This post is co-authored by both Cohere humans and Cohere technology.