Facebook Technical Writer in Menlo Park, California


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.


As one of our fantastic technical content editors, you will be part of the team responsible for quality, discoverability and accuracy of the content on developers.facebook.com. Your primary responsibility will be to make the content on the site as amazing as possible. This means sometimes you’re documenting something yourself, sometimes you’re editing someone else’s contributed content, and other times you’re fixing existing documentation in the site. Basically, you will need to be a jack of all trades - structuring content, coding, some light project management, and lots of communication.

Required Skills:

  1. Create and maintain documentation for developers.facebook.com

  2. Work closely with engineering, product, and support teams to ensure the quality, discoverability, and accuracy of the content on developers.facebook.com

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

  4. Navigate through multiple platforms such as web, iOS, and/or Android

  5. Create and maintain code sample fragments and sample apps

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree

  2. 2+ years experience in drafting, technical documentation, and/or developer outreach

  3. Experience working with web architecture such as HTTP, cookies, web security, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS in Computer Science

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. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.