Senior Technical Writer

Marketing & Communications, IT
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

About Prophecy

Prophecy is a rapidly growing startup enabling all the data users to visually build data pipelines with modern software practices including code on Github using its Low-Code Data Engineering Platform.

Prophecy is trusted by top Fortune 500 firms to replace their legacy ETL tools as they re-platform to the Cloud or Apache Spark. We're very well funded, backed by top VCs, and on the path to establishing ourselves as the leader on the cloud.

Prophecy is a Core Technology and Deep-IP company with engineering centered in India. Prophecy engineers often say that they have never worked in a more productive, higher horsepower organization in their careers. The engineers love their work, are being challenged, and are doing the best work of their careers.

Position Summary

As the Senior Technical Writer at Prophecy, you will play a pivotal role in developing, refining, and elevating our existing documentation. You will work directly alongside the core product team. This position involves crafting engaging content that assists data practitioners of various skill sets, both proficient programmers and low code users, in navigating using Prophecy for advanced data engineering and analytics challenges.

Your experience in data engineering, data analytics, or business analytics will empower you to create clear, compelling instructional materials. With a knack for straightforward storytelling and a systematic approach to organizing information, you will champion the customer’s perspective in a fast-paced environment.

This role offers a unique opportunity to shape and enhance the documentation process at Prophecy, pushing the boundaries of conventional documentation. Join our team of A players in this high-growth journey, revolutionizing data engineering documentation at the forefront of the industry.

The impact you will have

Drive next-generation revolution in Data Engineering

As a Senior Technical Writer at Prophecy, you will be a key player in advancing the next-generation revolution in Data Engineering. You will help us to build a delightful user experience for the user’s end-to-end product journey.

Your role in crafting clear, accessible documentation democratizes complex technical knowledge, significantly enhancing user engagement and proficiency. By disseminating best practices and keeping documentation aligned with the latest industry trends, you will facilitate continuous learning and innovation.

Your work will not only instruct but inspire, fostering a collaborative community that drives forward the field of Data Engineering with creativity and efficiency.


In Prophecy we encourage and give environments to everyone to overachieve their own limits. Set up your own metrics and improve them iteratively under the guidance of seniors.

What You'll Need


  • 6+ years of experience in technical writing with experience in B2B SaaS companies.
  • 4+ years of experience working in ETL, data engineering, or data analytics space.
  • Proficiency in writing content in markdown version controlled in GitHub, building architectures in LucidChart, and visuals in Figma.
  • Proficiency in crafting compelling narratives about the product suite across formats such as user guides, product manuals, quick start guides, and video tutorials.
  • Basic coding skills & experience working with SDKs, APIs, or CLIs.


  • Possess impeccable English writing skills, with a strong grasp of grammar, syntax, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Excel at converting complex technical concepts into clear, simple instructions.
  • Skilfully adapt technical documentation to suit diverse audience needs.

Collaboration Skills

  • Capability to collaborate with product managers, software engineers, and subject matter experts (including customer-facing technical staff, like data engineers) to ensure best-in-class and technically accurate content.
  • Actively learn and test product functionality to inform accurate documentation.
  • Leadership skills and experience in driving documentation initiatives and establishing guidelines and best practices for the technical writing function.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Communication, or a related field.

Benefits and Perks

  • Great company culture.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Fair and Open Equity awards for everyone.
  • Amazing work.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Manage your own growth and career.
  • Experience building a transformative product.
  • High learning opportunity.
  • End-to-end ownership of your project.