Technical Writer


United States Remote Candidates Must Reside in the United States for this position.

Full time

US$130.6-176.8k (annually)

Business Operations


Mar 5

Technical Writer

Who we are

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions

of companies - from the world’s largest enterprises to the most

ambitious startups - use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue,

and accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase

the GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead.

That means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global

economy within everyone's reach while doing the most important work of

your career.

About the team

Join Stripe’s Docs Content team and help a range of audiences–from

enterprise software developers to small business owners–become

successful with Stripe’s variety of products and services.

Stripe cares deeply about the experience of our users. We’re looking for

technologists who are skilled at explaining technology to developers and

non-developers alike. Your technical writing skills will play an

essential role in the adoption of our industry-leading technologies for

developers worldwide. We need writers with exceptional writing ability

and strong technical competence to provide an engaging experience for

all of Stripe’s users.

What you’ll do

You’ll join the technical writing team to enable Stripe’s users and

engineers to quickly ship reliable code, while minimizing cognitive



  • Document Stripe products, including conceptual overviews, task-based
  • guides, and tutorials.
  • Deliver results in a dynamic work environment with plenty of autonomy.
  • Create documentation for both new and experienced developers
  • integrating with Stripe.
  • Work alongside our development teams and other stakeholders to ensure
  • content expertise and documentation accuracy.
  • Push Stripe and the industry forward by dreaming up and implementing
  • new ways to deliver, author, analyze, and interact with technical
  • content. 

Who you are

We're looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be

considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are

encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a


Minimum requirements

  • 6+ years of Technical Writing experience.  
  • Adept at communicating technical concepts clearly and precisely.
  • Creative, empathetic, collaborative, optimistic, and curious.
  • Able to quickly iterate and improve.
  • Skilled at distilling clarity from ambiguity.
  • Highly conversant with Git.
  • A perpetual learner and teacher.

Preferred qualifications

  • A development background in Ruby, Go, Python, PHP, Node, Java, or
  • .NET.
  • Proficient with command line interpreters (e.g., bash, zsh).
  • Adept at running code samples with third-party libraries.

Pay & Benefits

The annual US base salary range for this role is $130,600 - $176,800. For sales roles, the range provided is the role’s On Target Earnings ("OTE") range, meaning that the range includes both the sales commissions/sales bonuses target and annual base salary for the role. This salary range may be inclusive of several career levels at Stripe and will be narrowed during the interview process based on a number of factors, including the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and location. Applicants interested in this role and who are not located in the US may request the annual salary range for their location during the interview process.

Additional benefits for this role may include: equity, company bonus or sales commissions/bonuses; 401(k) plan; medical, dental, and vision benefits; and wellness stipends.

Remote locations

Remote in United States



Job type

Full time

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We look forward to hearing from you

At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.

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