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Facebook Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook Reality Labs is seeking a Technical Writer to document our industry-leading software and technology for developers around the world. Our team teaches some of the world’s most brilliant engineers how to build incredibly complex applications. Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of effectively capturing and communicating technical concepts related to software development procedures.

Required Skills:

  1. Create and maintain SDK documentation and related development materials.

  2. Work closely with engineering, product, and support teams to ensure quality and accuracy of content.

  3. Design, draft, and edit technical and process documentation.

  4. Support the release and adoption of software.

  5. Support multiple programming languages and development platforms.

  6. Create and maintain code samples and sample applications, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 3+ years of experience authoring complex technical documentation for an engineering audience.

  2. Experience with SDK or API documentation for a technical audience.

  3. Experience working with markdown content formatting.

  4. Experience interpreting example code so that it can be explained to users.

  5. Experience using source control to manage and publish content.

  6. Established record of project ownership, project management, and self-direction.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS in Computer Science or English or equivalent work experience.

  2. Familiarity with game engine development (Unity, Unreal), web development, or Android development.

  3. Familiarity with VR/AR concepts and technologies.

  4. Experience collaborating effectively across multiple teams and competing deadlines.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at