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Technical Writer (The Julia Language) Part-time

Published at 2021-05-08 - Viewed: 723 times - The Julia Language (Worldwide/Remote)

The Julia Language is excited to share that we will be hiring a technical writer as part of Google Season of Docs 2021. This year’s program is different from previous years and does not operate like other Google Open Source programs, so it is worth checking out the website for more details: https://developers.google.com/season-of-docs 24

## Overview

Start date: May 17th, 2021
Timeline: Develop docs between May 17th, 2021 and October 15th, 2021
Stipend: $6,000 USD
Weekly time commitment: ~10-14 hours per week (with lots of flexibility)
What you will do

The technical writer will help the Julia Language create a one stop shop onboarding/contributing section for the Julia Ecosystem which will live on the Julia Language website. The goal of this section will be to compile all of the resources necessary for someone, regardless of where they are in their technical, open source, or Julia journey, to be able to use this guide and start making contributions to the Julia community. You can find more specific details in the proposal we published https://julialang.org/jsoc/gsod/proposal/.

## Guidance

The selected technical writer will be supported by the Julia Language community, contributors to the Julia Language’s website, and two other technical writers (who will be paid a mentor honorarium through the funds received by Google).

Liliana Badillo 12 who completed GSoD with us in 2020 under FluxML
Applying

We are seeking a technical writer who is interested in improving the contributor workflow in the Julia community. While no Julia programming experience is technically required for this project, experience with Julia and the community would be preferred. Find out more about how technical writer applications are evaluated on the GSoD website 49. This project is an amazing opportunity to have a substantial impact on the community and help enable thousands of new Julia contributors. Interested? Apply now: https://forms.gle/b3v7Q8Ly81vqHCT68! The deadline to apply is May 10th, 11:59 PM PST.

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