Copywriter - Database Technology Writer

Connecting creativity with technology…

Here at MonetDB Solutions, we have recently embarked on a mission to add to our portfolio a revolutionary Green Data Warehouse, which will offer users the ultimate experience in data freshness, cost-effectiveness and performance, with no resource waste. We envision a serverless analytics platform on which end users effortlessly navigate through database versions tailored to their individual needs. The seamless user interface is powered by a sophisticated application backend that leverages the high-performance analytical database system MonetDB.

Your impact​

As an adventurous Database Technology Writer, you will work with our PR team, engineers and database users to improve our documentation and increase awareness and understanding of the MonetDB portfolio. You will work on a range of activities including but not limited to:

  • MonetDB documentation
    • Write high-impact documentation for all parts of the data science and data engineering lifecycle (revision and improvement of the overall structure)
    • Edit content contributed by those working in database engineering and the wider field, for technical accuracy
    • Create user-oriented tutorials (both textual guides and short video tutorials)
  • Technology articles for our community of database users, research partners and future collaborators
    • Develop ‘How to’ guides for use of MonetDB features
    • Prepare benchmark comparisons between DBMSs
    • Draft white papers
  • Social media
    • Create engaging posts
    • Create scripts and storyboards for videos
    • Work with product marketing teams to shape messaging and strategy
    • Bring your own creative ideas ;)

What we look for​

We get excited when we meet people with the following skills and attributes:

  • Creativity
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills
  • Technical background to allow for quick learning and understanding of bleeding-edge big data tools
  • Good knowledge of SQL and relational databases
  • Obsession with technical accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience with DB benchmarks
  • Experience with operating systems (e.g. Linux, Mac OS and Windows)
  • Bonus skills:
    • Knowledge of user experience basics and an eye for design
    • First language English users or equivalent
    • Video editing experience

Your benefits

At MonetDB Solutions, you will learn additional skills, “secrets” and experiences from the world-renowned MonetDB database team.

We offer a competitive salary, but more importantly, we offer a work environment with much freedom to explore and demonstrate your creativity. If database system innovation appeals to you, if you have the drive to turn scientific ideas into industrial-level products, MonetDB Solutions is THE place to be.

Additional benefits:

  • Life, accident and disability coverage
  • Company pension plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Annual vacation bonus
  • End-of-the-year bonus
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Flexible work time
  • Business travel accident insurance

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion​

MonetDB Solutions is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We explicitly encourage applications from women and those who would bring additional diversity in culture.

Our in-house language is English. You will work at our offices in Amsterdam.

Apply Today

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NOTE: to apply this position, you are an EU citizen or possess a valid work permit for the European Union. Visa sponsorship is not available.