Technical Writer

| Greater NYC Area
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OpenFin is building the operating platform for the world’s largest financial institutions. As our reach spreads throughout the industry, our product suite continues to grow to meet our customers’ business and technical needs. We are seeking an individual with strong technical writing skills to drive OpenFin’s documentation.

As a part of the OpenFin team, you will work closely with OpenFin’s Engineering and Product teams to ensure platform features are well documented, including developer, end-user and API documentation. You will have the ability to influence decisions and drive the direction of OpenFin’s documentation needs. 

You will love this job if you are:

  • Someone with strong technical writing skills and product documentation 
  • Someone who enjoys creating API and developer documentation 
  • A passionate writer who can successfully generate consumable content from interviewing subject matter experts
  • An individual who is passionate about understanding browser, web technologies, and desktop compiled languages
  • An individual who demonstrates the ability to context shift across multiple teams and priorities
  • A self starter who is driven by an internal need to get things done and execute polished deliverables 

What you’ll do:

  • Research, write, and produce a high volume of developer facing documentation for an ever-evolving product
  • Partner with teams to generate cohesive and effective API documentation to be delivered in cadence with sprint/release cycles
  • Obtain a deep understanding of OpenFin’s products to translate complex information into a simplified and consumable content 
  • Manage OpenFin’s online API documentation and corresponding collateral
  • Manage a high volume of simultaneous projects and priorities independently, in close collaboration with multiple stakeholders

What you need:

  • Technical writing and product documentation experience
  • Experience with, HTML, WordPress, Github 
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication and documentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and to be highly detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • JavaScript experience is a plus

About OpenFin

Move fast. Break nothing. OpenFin is the financial industry's first common operating system. Built on top of Google’s Chromium and GitHub’s Electron open source projects, OpenFin combines advanced interoperability, lightning-fast distribution, and robust security with an agile web development and deployment model to accelerate digital transformation and innovation. Launched in 2010, the world’s largest banks and trading platforms use OpenFin to deploy thousands of industry apps to over 1500 sell-side and buy-side firms.

OpenFin currently has offices in New York City and London. To see what they’ve been up to, check out OpenFin on LinkedIn or take a look at our Blog.

Why Work Here?

OpenFin’s product, engineering, and customer success teams lead the financial industry in talent and innovation. Together they design, develop, and deploy the next generation of financial desktop applications. OpenFin’s mission is to stay on the cutting edge of JavaScript and to enable customers to do the same. OpenFin offers:

  • Experienced, dedicated, and hands-on managers
  • A highly collaborative development process that values both team players and independent learners
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
  • Health and Commuter FSAs 
  • 401(k) and Equity Options
  • Free Annual CitiBike Membership
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Team lunches, events, and happy hours
  • Annual Offsite
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • HTML5Languages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks


Right around the corner from Stone Street ~ Historical landmarks - Lots of food options! By the water - fantastic views from our office!

An Insider's view of OpenFin

What are some social events your company does?

Monthly Happy Hour
Bi-weekly All Hands
Yearly Offsite
Regular team outings / dinners

Mitra Roknabadi

VP Community

What are OpenFin Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
OpenFin hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
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