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24 Feb 2023

Full-Time Developer Marketing Writer – Posted by Anywhere

Job Description

InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB, the leading time series platform. We empower developers and organizations, such as Cisco, IBM, Siemens, and Tesla, to build real-time applications for IoT, analytics, and cloud native services. Our technology is purpose-built to handle the massive volumes of time-stamped data produced by sensors, applications and computer infrastructure. InfluxData is headquartered in San Francisco, with a workforce distributed throughout the U.S., Canada, and across Europe.

The Developer Marketing Writer position at InfluxData will be responsible for creating and editing a variety of content related to the InfluxDB platform. Sourcing for this content comes from your own technical expertise, collaboration with internal stakeholders and SMEs (subject matter experts – mostly developers), and customer interviews. Content creation includes items such as blog posts, webinars, social posts, ebooks, video scripts, podcasts, instructional videos, sales combat kits, checklists, and anything else as assigned. You’ll combine your natural journalistic and storytelling skills with your interest and knowledge of developer tools to extract content from SMEs and to write technical marketing content in a way that resonates with each of our customer personas. 

What you will be doing:

  • Prepare written content for a diverse range of inbound marketing initiatives (blog posts, tutorials, webinars, case studies, video scripts, web copy, etc.)
  • Develop and adhere to content strategies
  • Participate in content planning and ideation meetings
  • Maintain content calendar
  • Plan, schedule, and conduct customer interviews with SMEs (subject matter experts) to gain knowledge and create appropriate content

Why do we want you? Because you have

  • 5 years of experience in document/content development, to include demonstrated writing, editing, formatting, and proofreading skills.
  • Must have experience writing for a developer audience
  • Programming experience (Javascript, Python, etc) is strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, history, communications, journalism, or appropriate technical discipline with an emphasis on technical communication or equivalent experience
  • Strong verbal and written communicator
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Highly organized and efficient

Bonus points

  • SEO experience
  • Experience with database technologies
  • Experience with IoT, observability, and cloud native technologies
  • Inbound marketing experience
  • Google Analytics (or similar tools) experience


Please include at least 2-3 representative writing samples, in PDF format, at the time of application.


Pay Transparency at InfluxData

InfluxData takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into two zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The offered starting salary will be determined based on the candidate’s job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. Ranges are evaluated on a periodic basis and are subject to change at the Company’s discretion.

Salary Range: $80,000 – $90,000

To find a location’s zone designation or for additional information, please speak to your recruiter.

In addition to a competitive base salary, InfluxData offers comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan, flexible paid time off, home office or co-working reimbursements, and participation in InfluxData’s equity program (where applicable).

We offer fantastic benefits for full time employees; in the US these include:

  • Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents
  • Company contribution to your FSA
  • Flexible Time Off – take the time you need
  • Life Insurance, short and long term disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Wellness programs
  • ….and more perks!

Our Core Values

Our employees are the heart of the company and only by having a core set of beliefs and values will we be successful. We hire and live by these core values:

  • We value each other
  • We get stuff done
  • We believe humility drives learning
  • We embrace failure
  • We are committed to open source

Visit our careers page to learn more about working at InfluxData.

InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

To view our EEO is the Law Poster click HERE

If you need extra accommodations for the interview process, then please reach out to the recruiting team by emailing

InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.

How to Apply

Please use the link below to apply: We are excited that you expressed interest in InfluxData and we look forward to working with you!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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