Technical Writer



Marketing & Communications, IT
Posted on Monday, May 22, 2023

Spacemesh is a fairly-mined cryptocurrency that is permissionless, trustless, and secure. Spacemesh is built and distributed as open-source software and all software work done for Spacemesh is contributed to the world under a permissive software license.

To get a full sense of our motivation, vision, scope, and values, please watch this whiteboard video with our chief scientist, cryptography professor Tal Moran. To learn more about the platform from a tech perspective, please see the resources available here.

If you are a skilled technical writer with experience in software development and passionate about breaking down complex technical topics into easy-to-understand English, we’d love for you to join our team. As a tech writer at Spacemesh, you’ll have the opportunity to take ownership of documentation and work closely with our development and research teams to create high-quality, informative documentation for our open-source software.

You will enjoy:

  • A flat and fully remote structure, with team members in the United States, Ukraine, Israel, Germany, Taiwan, Mexico, Poland, and other locations.
  • Asynchronous work style as you coordinate with our global team.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Working closely with the broader open-source and blockchain communities.
  • A tokens package and a competitive salary.


  • Own the documentation project for the Spacemesh cryptocurrency and its infrastructure.
  • Work closely with the development and research teams to understand complex technical concepts and produce clear and concise documentation.
  • Create technical guides, API documentation, and other written materials to support Spacemesh software components and infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with other writers and developers to maintain consistent documentation standards and improve the quality of all written materials.


  • 3+ years of prior work experience in software development.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to explain complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Prior experience writing technical documentation for open-source software; a portfolio of technical articles, talks, videos, and/or documentation you’ve written/produced/presented previously.
  • Familiarity with modern software engineering tools and best practices including Git/GitHub, CI/CD, cloud computing, etc.

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with blockchain and cryptocurrency technology and applied cryptography.
  • Experience working with distributed systems or P2P networks.
  • Experience with community management.
  • Degree in English, communications, computer science, engineering, or another relevant field.
  • Experience working with a fully remote team.