Technical Writer at Snap

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Snapchat is the camera used by over 150 million people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.

We’re looking for a Technical Writer to join Team Snapchat! Working closely with the Information Security, Privacy, and Spam & Abuse teams, you will create a comprehensive set of internal documentation and help our external outreach efforts. Working from our Venice, CA headquarters, you’ll collaborate with engineers to create technical security and privacy guidance.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with engineers to write, edit, and maintain internal documentation
  • Create the templates and framework for easy-to-read and find documentation
  • Work with engineers to write white papers and collaborate with external Security, Trust and Privacy communities
  • Invent new ways to convey complex information to a technical audience

What we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience as a hands-on technical writer
  • BS/BA degree in Technical Writing, English, Computer Science, or similar field
  • Experience with Confluence and Jira and/or a security background are a plus
  • Self-directed and curious writer who works well with a variety of technologies and teams
  • Excellent organizational and design skills
  • A passion for Snapchat and creativity!


At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].

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