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Company Description

Arista’s CloudVision is a software product that re-imagines how computer networks are deployed, managed, and monitored. Think this sounds niche? Think again. Computer networks are central to almost every part of modern life, from sending an email to making a payment to you even reading this job advertisement. By creating and improving the written content on CloudVision, our writers support a global client base in building a more interconnected world that drives modern life today.​​​​​​​

Job Description

Great content is written with a strong understanding, which means that beyond being a stellar writer you’ll have a passion for learning and acquiring new knowledge. You’ll also have the confidence to ask questions, to really probe at matters, and to continually step outside your comfort zone. The ability to analyse and breakdown complex systems is a core skill, as is the creativity and versatility needed to work through problems and see better solutions.

This isn’t your run-of-the-mill content writing job – it’s so much more. You’ll work across CloudVision’s user interface and Help Center to create both micro-copy and long-copy that support and explain product features. These features can be highly complex and technical, and your ability to reduce that complexity through content is central to what CloudVision is. You’ll interview and collaborate with developers, designers, sales engineers and more to understand those features and you’ll offer feedback to improve the product and its features – making content writing a two-way dialogue between content and product.

In this dynamic role, you’ll:

  • Create, revise, and audit micro-copy on the CloudVision user interface

  • Write, revise, and research Help Center articles on product features and workflows

  • Contribute to the CloudVision content style guide

  • Interview engineers on product features and offer feedback

  • Collaborate with and support the design team

  • Learn and research computer networking in detail

  • Continually improve and build on your expanding skillset

  • Help spearhead the direction we take with content writing

  • Use Git, HTML, and CSS to write directly in our code repositories

Qualifications

If this sounds like you, and you meet the below requirements, we’d love to hear from you!

  • Minimum BA degree in humanities (Arts) subject – an MA is desirable

  • Demonstrated ability to research independently

  • Proven desire to learn new knowledge and acquire new skill sets

  • A strong analytical mindset and a questioning attitude

  • Teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback

We’re open to different experience levels, but this is a writing position and it is essential to have a well-crafted CV and cover letter as part of your application. Be sure to demonstrate your ability to write and research and your capacity and desire to learn.

Additional Information

We look after our employees and alongside a standout working culture you’ll receive:

  • A competitive salary ​​

  • A competitive bonus structure

  • Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Choose your own equipment (yes, you can choose a macbook 😉)

  • Health insurance

  • Employer pension contributions

  • Bike-to-Work scheme

A little bit about Arista

Rewind ten years and we were just a little fish in a massive tech pond. Through a culture of innovation, inclusivity, and just letting people find the way that they work best, we’ve grown into one of the leaders in the computer networking industry. And we’re not stopping! You’ll join us at a time of immense growth where we look to capitalize on our existing markets and break into new ones. Come and join us!


The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

Due to the international nature of this role, a degree of flexibility will be offered and will be required in relation to the working hours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

More Information on Arista Networks
Arista Networks operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA, San Francisco, CA, Cary, NC and Nashua, NH. Arista Networks was founded in 2004. It has 2867 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Remote Work Program and Paid Holidays. To see all 270 open jobs at Arista Networks, click here.
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