Technical Content Lead


Anywhere Remote Only

Full time

Content and Writing

SQL SEO Technical Writing


May 11

About the Job

We are building an open source time-series database focused on performance and simplicity.

QuestDB is used to store, process and analyze time-series data in real-time across a wide range of industries, such as Financial Services, Energy, Manufacturing, Web3 and Space Exploration. Fortune 500 companies such as Airbus and Yahoo deploy QuestDB for large-scale, data-intensive production systems, some of which serve close to a billion users.

Our open source repository has gathered 11k+ stars in three years, and is the fastest-growing in our category. We are a product-first company with a large community of developers. We are a globally distributed remote-first team backed by leading venture capital firms and Y Combinator.

You will own the end-to-end development of QuestDB’s content strategy. Your role will consist of orchestrating, executing, and monitoring content strategies, which will grow our open-source community and drive organic traffic to our website. You will also be expected to create technical content, such as technical tutorials or case studies. A big part of the role will involve liaising with QuestDB software engineers and external writers as part of our open-source community.

You should have demonstrable experience creating and distributing highly technical content for developer tools, preferably infrastructure.

Familiarity with SQL databases, as well as data developer tools. The role requires an excellent command of English and great communication and self-motivation to succeed in a remote environment.

Measuring organic traffic performance and the drive to learn evolving SEO best practices over time is key to the role's success.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, execute and monitor content strategies.
  • Create engaging pieces of content for a highly technical audience.
  • Identify areas of opportunity to drive more organic traffic from technical content.
  • Be present in open source and developers' communities to understand and follow the latest engineering trends in developer tooling infrastructure.
  • Research and implement best practices to optimize SEO for current and new content.
  • Engage with current users and open source community members to drive content from questdb deployments and use cases.

Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience working on content strategies for developer tools.
  • Demonstrable experience creating engaging technical content for a highly technical audience.
  • Comfortable using git and markdown-related technologies.
  • Experience measuring and testing the success of content strategies.
  • Eager to learn and implement SEO best practices.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Strong team player, open to guiding colleagues in your areas of expertise.

Nice to have:

Having the following skills would make a candidate stand out:

  • Previous experience distributing technical content to a wide range of technical publications
  • A background in software engineering along with programming experience and knowledge of database technologies.
  • Familiarity working with time series databases and proficiency in at least one common programming language.

Job Benefits

  • Generous equity options package
  • Flexible working hours
  • 100% remote
  • Freedom of choice for your technical equipment
  • Wonderful, highly qualified colleagues
  • Truly international: more than 10 different nationalities
  • A transparent, collaborative & inclusive culture
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression as we grow
  • Little to zero controls combined with autonomous work where you set your own pace in a collaborative environment

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QuestDB is the fastest open source time series database