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Senior Technical Editor

Senior Technical Editor

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Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

Rackspace is seeking an experienced Senior Technical Editor who will work with our Information Development team and other contributors to deliver quality documentation. Revises, edits, and proofreads content, and also offers guidance on content structure. Works collaboratively with information developers to enhance uniform style standards.




  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members in developing and maintaining style guidelines.
  • Regularly review existing guidelines to ensure that they adhere to industry standards and are adequate to the needs of the business. 
  • Mentor technical editors and/or information developers with an interest in editing.



  • Mastery of all duties and requirements of a Technical Editor.
  • 5-7 years of experience as a Technical Editor.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a significant editorial effort.
  • Knowledge of the InfoDev tool chain and of source control systems, such as GitHub.
  • Deep technical knowledge of Rackspace products is helpful, but not required.