Stack Harbor Intern Technical Writer/Sys Admin Internship in Montréal, QC

Stack Harbor

Branch Montréal QC CA

Intern Technical Writer/Sys Admin
Montréal, QC

Bachelor’s degree or higher in technical writing, English, communications, or a related area of study. At Stack Harbor, strong technical writing is not simply…

Easy-to-use documentation, a constantly updated knowledgebase and responding to product and technical questions for our users are key functions of the service offering here at Stack Harbor.

The ideal Technical Writer/Sys Admin will not only be able to walk the walk and talk the talk—but also be able to write kick-ass documentation about how.

Internship Description

At Stack Harbor, strong technical writing is not simply an afterthought or throw-in to round out the package; simply put, our documentation is the package. With a strong knowledge of Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, Apache, Nginx, etc…) our technical writer and sysadmin will be a jack-of-all-trades, working across all divisions of the organization, from sales and marketing, to engineering and support. The end result? Constantly evolving Linux environments coupled with content and copy that doesn’t simply show our users how, but also why.

Populating the knowledgebase, blog and other sections of Stack Harbor’s website with industry and product-relevant articles, tutorials & guides

Producing both client and admin technical documentation & guidelines

Proofreading and editing technical documentation

Troubleshooting issues with Linux & Windows server environments

Fulfilling support requests

Proactively researching industry developments

Qualifications Required

Brilliant system architecture and RDB design skills and the ability to write outstanding code

Extensive experience developing with mature PHP-based MVC frameworks (Laravel ninjas, come test your chops)

Extensive experience working and developing APIs, JSON and XML based

Extensive experience building distributed full-stack web applications

Strong linux/bash scripting skills

Borderline-OCD attention to detail

Independent, self-reliant and analytical problem-solving skills

Qualifications Preferred

Bachelor’s degree or higher in technical writing, English, communications, or a related area of study

Command line/shell proficiency with *NIX-based environments

Sysadmin and/or shell scripting experience

Experience with cloud hosting and/or virtualized computation environments

Client-facing support experience

Working at Stack Harbor

Apple gear + dual displays

Flexible work schedule

Flexible vacation time

Beautiful downtown Montreal office space located at Place des Arts


Commensurate on experience and performance oriented goals.

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Employment Type: Internship
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-18
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