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Technical Writer / Data Analyst



Marketing & Communications, IT, Data Science
Savannah, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
ZeroFox seeks a Technical Writer with Data Analyst skills to join our team and help take our client-focused services to new heights through producing clear, effective written deliverables. The ideal candidate will have proven success in a highly technical field, such as software development, computer science, or engineering. A commitment ability to evaluate and analyze complex information and a natural desire to help people understand it. As a blended role, you'll be responsible for analytics and quality assurance across the organization, working with teams and leadership to define and shape both self-service analytics and data-driven decisions. You’ll also help drive a robust quality assurance and data accuracy practice, as well as grow the relationship between the Analytics team and the rest of the organization, empowering team members to reach out and request analytical support as they need it.

Role and responsibilities

  • Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standards
  • Gain deep understanding of products and services, and translate complex information into simple, polished, engaging content
  • Develop and maintain detailed database of reference materials, including research, usability tests, and design specifications
  • Outline, write, and edit content, working closely with various departments to understand project requirements
  • Work with development and support leads to identify documentation repositories, revise and edit, and determine best solutions for data compilation and centralized storage
  • Research, create, and maintain information architecture templates that adhere to organizational and legal standards and allow for easy data migration
  • Work with leads across the company to define analytics requirements
  • Produce graphics for inclusion in finished intelligence products
  • Refines large data sets to assist in the team’s analysis cycle
  • Become proficient, and eventually SME, on multiple ZeroFOX proprietary tools
  • Expected to be the analyst team subject matter expert (SME) on gathering, processing, and visualizing large data sets
  • Must have expertise in tools commonly used to gather and manipulate data sets to render products of intelligence value based on defined information requirements
  • Must be capable of creating intelligence products in a variety of graphical representations
  • Must be comfortable working in a small team environment and with flexibility to engage in multiple processes

Required qualifications and skills

  • Minimum 3 years conducting research and analysis that includes gathering/assessment of large data sets
  • Ability to utilize tools commonly used for data analysis and visualization
  • Tool categories: Scripting (to construct queries), visualization, MS/Google Suites
  • Interest in developing your data storytelling abilities, as well as the ability to articulate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Self starting mindset with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and identify opportunities with limited oversight
  • High proficiency in SQL and prior experience in tools such as: Postgres, BigQuery, and Excel.
  • Experience in statistics (e.g. hypothesis testing, regressions, experimentation logic and biases, data normalization techniques)
  • Experience developing and documenting data models
  • eam player with excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Analytics experience, typically obtained in 2+ years
  • Background and foundational knowledge in databases and ETL process
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand complex subject matter
  • Experience in writing documentation and procedure manuals for various audiences
  • Superb written communication skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Experience in working with engineers to improve user experience (ex: design, UI), refine content, and create visuals and diagrams for technical support content
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Desired qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in journalism, communications, or relevant technical field
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Data or Computer Science related fields
  • Previous experience in software development
  • Professional certification (ex: Society for Technical Communication)
  • Experience in using XML tools to create documentation
  • Experience working on full-time data analysis teams, typically obtained in 3+yrs
  • Experience with designing self service analyticsExperience in CTI, including a basic understanding of indicators of compromise (IOC)
  • Experience working with US government or adjacent organizations
  • High degree of comfort operating on a small team Certifications in common scripting languages
  • Training in the use of common visualization tools (PowerBI, Google Sheets, etc)


  • Competitive compensation
  • Community-driven culture with employee events
  • Generous time off
  • Comprehensive health benefits & 401(k) plan
  • Respectful and nourishing work environment, where every opinion is heard and everyone is encouraged to be an active part of the organizational culture


  • Ready to apply? Visit us at https://www.zerofox.com/careers to find out more and join the best team in the security industry.
  • Not ready to apply? Email careers_at_zerofox_dot_com to speak with a member of the team!

Other Information

  • This position will report to the Lead, Principal Analyst
  • This position may entail up to 10 % travel
  • This role will be based out of our office in Savannah, GA (hybrid)
  • This role requires occasional work on nights and weekends as needed.
ZeroFox’s mission is clear: we protect customers - their data, their assets and their people - across the internet. Through AI-powered technology, global intelligence collection and services provided by a team of expert analysts and threat hunters, we give customers the protection and intelligence needed to disrupt a new era of attacks on the surface, deep and dark web. Now is a great time to join the Fox Den: with $150M+ in funding to date, recognition from Forrester as best-in-class in brand intelligence and numerous awards and honors, joining the ZeroFox team means joining a culture that is committed to excellence and growth. That means committing to the success of each of our employees so you can be the best version of yourself on the best team. If you’re ready to join a team that is mission-oriented, customer-focused, collaborative and dedicated, you’ve come to the right place.
Equal Opportunity, Diversity & Inclusion
We aim to build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We embrace inclusion and ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other personal characteristic.