Technical Writer (Contract)


North America / Europe
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/07/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Tekniikantie 12, Espoo, 02150

About MariaDB

MariaDB frees companies from the costs, constraints and complexity of proprietary databases, enabling them to reinvest in what matters most – rapidly developing innovative, customer-facing applications. MariaDB uses pluggable, purpose-built storage engines to support workloads that previously required a variety of specialized databases. With complexity and constraints eliminated, enterprises can now depend on a single complete database for all their needs, whether on commodity hardware or their cloud of choice. Deployed in minutes for transactional or analytical use cases, MariaDB delivers unmatched operational agility without sacrificing key enterprise features including real ACID compliance and full SQL.

Job Description

MariaDB is making a big impact on the world. Whether you’re checking your bank account, buying a coffee, shopping online, making a phone call, listening to music, taking out a loan or ordering takeout – MariaDB is the backbone of applications used every day. Companies small and large, including 75% of the Fortune 500 run MariaDB, touching the lives of billions of people. With massive reach through Linux distributions, enterprise deployments and public clouds, MariaDB is uniquely positioned as the leading database for modern application development.

The Opportunity

The MariaDB Documentation Team produces and maintains enterprise-grade documentation covering the deployment and use of MariaDB products, bridging the user from marketed product information to engineered product experiences.

This is an opportunity for contract work with our Documentation Team.

A successful candidate will be capable of working both independently and collaboratively with a remote multidisciplinary team, and have self-discipline, excellent time-management, and strong communication skills.


Contract projects may include a range of:

  • Knowledge development
  • Content planning
  • Technical writing
  • Optimization of existing copy


  • One year Linux or one year SQL databases experience
  • One year git version control experience
  • Three years writing
  • Candidate must be a Native English speaker
  • Familiarity with MariaDB Platform technologies is a plus



North America or Europe. Position works from home.

What’s in it for you?

Impact the world of technology by pushing the boundaries of technology and business models, working at MariaDB. Be part of a game-changing organization that encourages outside-the-box thinking, empowerment, and is truly shaping the future of the software industry. You’ll be collaborating with high-caliber colleagues around the world, offering unparalleled learning and growth opportunities. We provide a very competitive compensation package, 25 days paid annual leave (plus holidays), stock options, a massive degree of flexibility and freedom, and more.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply here.

MariaDB does not sponsor work visas or relocation.

MariaDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MariaDB is an equal opportunities employer.

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