Technical Editor I

Title: Technical Editor I

Location: US – Remote


Who We Are

Founded in 2012 by 3 expert hackers with no investment capital, Trail of Bits is the premier place for security experts to boldly advance security and address technologys newest and most challenging risks. It has helped secure some of the world’s most targeted organizations and devices. Our combination of novel research with practical solutions reduces the security risks that our clients face from emerging technologies. Our work helps drive the security industry and the public understanding of the technology underlying our world.
Cybersecurity preparedness is a moving target. Companies like ours are the tip of the spear in the fight against attackers. Our research-based and custom-engineering approach ensures that our clients capabilities are at the forefront of whats available. For companies and technologies that live and die by their security, a proactive, tailored approach is required to keep one step ahead of attackers.
Democratizing security information is essential. As part of our business, we provide ongoing informational support through blogs, whitepapers, newsletters, meetups, and open-source tools. The more the community understands security, the more theyll understand why a company like ours is so unique and valuable.


Trail of Bits seeks a Technical Editor I who demonstrates exemplary writing, editing, communication, and analytical skills and possesses a foundational grasp of cybersecurity principles or extensive experience within another technical discipline. Your role will be to craft compelling technical content, primarily blog content, that educates and engages our audience and underscores the significance of Trail of Bits’ contributions to cybersecurity.

What Youll Achieve

  • Blog content mastery: Develop, edit, and publish diverse technical content, primarily focusing on blog content, the cornerstone of our educational outreach. You will craft narratives that demystify complex cybersecurity concepts, showcase our expertise, and engage a broad audience.
  • Editorial excellence: Oversee the editing process for a steady stream of blog posts, ensuring that each piece aligns with our brand standards and speaks with clarity and authority on technical matters. You will ensure that all content is free of grammatical errors and adheres to our style guide, maintaining the integrity and professionalism of our brand.
  • Engagement through education: Translate intricate cybersecurity topics into captivating blog content that resonates with technical specialists and the wider public audience, fostering a deeper understanding of our works significance regardless of their technical proficiency.
  • Editorial calendar oversight: Develop and maintain an editorial calendar, ensuring regular publication of various blog post types across subjects. You will work closely with writers and coordinate reviews by both internal and external stakeholders to keep content moving along and ensure timely publication.
  • Strategic collaboration: Work closely with our marketing team to amplify the reach of our blog content, ensuring that it effectively engages our target audience and supports our broader content strategy.
  • Continuous improvement: Actively seek ways to enhance the quality and impact of our blog content, collaborating with the technical editing team to refine processes and adopt best practices.

What Youll Bring

  • Solid experience in technical editing or writing, particularly within the technology or cybersecurity sectors, with a proven track record of producing engaging and informative blog content.
  • A meticulous eye for language, ensuring that every blog post is polished, accurate, and reflects our brand’s voice and standards.
  • Ability to work effectively with various teams to brainstorm, develop, and refine blog content that meets our strategic objectives.
  • Quick comprehension of complex subjects with an ability to translate them into blog content accessible to a diverse readership.
  • Experience with digital content platforms and tools like G Suite, GitHub, and WordPress facilitates seamless content creation and management.

Reporting Manager: Lead Technical Editor

The base salary for this full-time position ranges from $80,000 to $110,000, excluding benefits and potential bonuses. Various factors influence our salary ranges, including the specific role, level of seniority, geographic location, and the nature of the employment contract. An individual’s specific work location, unique skills, experience, and relevant educational background will determine the final offer within this range. The presented salary range encompasses the starting salaries for all U.S. locations. For a precise salary estimate tailored to your preferred location, please discuss it with your recruiter during the hiring process.

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Benefits, Perks & Wellness

Trail of Bits is our people, not a place. With over 100+ employees working from every time zone across the globe, our remote-first culture is built on autonomy and trust (and backed by smile-worthy benefits) for full-time employees:

Empowered Living:

  • Competitive salary complemented by performance-based bonuses.
  • Fully company-paid insurance packages, including health, dental, vision, disability, and life.
  • A solid 401(k) plan with a 5% match of your base salary.
  • 20 days of paid vacation with flexibility for more, adhering to jurisdictional regulations.

Nurturing New Beginnings:

  • 4 months of parental leave to cherish the arrival of new family members.
  • $5,000 relocation assistance for moves to New York City, supporting your transition.

Work & Life Enrichment:

  • $1,000 Working-from-Home stipend to create a comfortable and productive home office.
  • Annual $750 Learning & Development stipend for continuous personal and professional growth.
  • Company-sponsored all-team celebrations, including travel and accommodation, to foster community and recognize achievements.

Community Impact:

  • Philanthropic contribution matching up to $2,000 annually.
  • Opportunity to participate in Project Wren, promoting environmental responsibility and carbon footprint offset.

Dedication to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB)

Trail of Bits is a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate individual differences and recognize that unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and more successful. We actively seeks applicants who can bring a variety of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to the team. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, qualified handicap, gender identity, results of genetic testing, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Our team values diversity in experience and backgroundswe do our best work when we create space for different voices and perspectives. Whatever unique experiences or skill sets you bring, we look forward to learning from each other.