Java/Spring Technical Editor (remote, part-time)
Baeldung via Stack Overflow
Sep 12th 2018
We're looking for a part-time Java/Spring Technical Editor to work with new authors.
You'll be guiding authors by reviewing their articles and giving them technical feedback (in video form - usually a short, 5 minute screencasts is enough).
Budget and Time Commitment
Overall, you'll spend 12-14 hours/month and the budget is 600$/month.
This corresponds to a target of 12 - 16 articles/month (12 x 1250 words or 16 x 1000 words articles).
The typical article will take about 2 rounds of review until it's ready to go. All of this usually takes about 30 to 45 minutes of work for a small to a medium article and can take 60 to 90 minutes for larger pieces.
The goal is to make sure that the article hits a high level of quality before it gets published.
That means that the code examples should be runnable and correct, and that the formatting and style match the guidelines of the site.
Who is the right candidate?
First – you need to be a developer yourself, working or actively involved in the Java and Spring ecosystem. All of these articles are code-centric, so being in the trenches and able to code is instrumental.
Second – you need to be able to provide feedback via screencasts. These videos are informal - generally, just a quick review explaining what author needs to improve on their article.
Finally – and it almost goes without saying – you should have a good command of the English language.