Technical Writer (Research Content Lead)

Diffusion Labs | Bangalore, India

Date listed

2 months ago

Employment Type

Full time




$30k - $90k

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About Diffusion Labs

Diffusion Labs operates at the forefront of financial research and technology, aiming to transform the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) sector. Our goal is to seamlessly integrate theoretical finance with practical applications through advanced software engineering. Our experienced team strives for excellence and innovation, developing protocols and solutions based on thorough research and development. We aim to contribute to the DeFi space’s growth, making it more inclusive and accessible.

Job Description:

As a Technical Writer/Research Content Lead for Diffusion Labs, you will play a crucial role in bridging the gap between our advanced blockchain protocols and our diverse audience, including developers, end-users, and open-source community. Your primary responsibility will be to create comprehensive, clear, and documentation, guides, whitepapers, and blog posts about DeFi protocol mechanics, cryptography and related web3 technology.


  • Documentation Development: Create and maintain detailed documentation for blockchain protocols, including technical guides, and SDKs, ensuring they are accessible to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Whitepapers and Reports: Write and edit whitepapers, research reports, and position papers that explain our technology’s intricacies, benefits, and use cases.
  • Educational Content Creation: Develop educational materials, such as tutorials, how-to guides, and FAQs, to assist users in understanding and engaging with our platform.
  • Blog and Article Writing: Craft engaging and informative blog posts and articles on topics related to blockchain, DeFi, web3, and specifically the lending/borrowing space.
  • Collaboration and Feedback: Work closely with the product development, engineering, and marketing teams to ensure accuracy and consistency across all documentation and content. Incorporate feedback from these teams and our user community to continually improve our materials.
  • Content Strategy: Participate in content strategy planning to ensure that all documentation and educational materials align with our product roadmap and marketing goals.
  • Technical Support: Assist in developing support resources for the community and users, potentially including troubleshooting guides and support FAQs.


An ideal hire will meet at least three to five of the following requirements.

  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. Proven experience as a technical writer in the technology sector, preferably with a focus on blockchain, DeFi, or web3.
  • Blockchain Knowledge: Strong understanding of blockchain technology, smart contracts, and decentralized applications (DApps), with specific expertise in lending/borrowing protocols.
  • Writing Skills: Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills, with the ability to translate complex technical concepts into clear, concise, and engaging language for a variety of audiences.
  • Research Skills: Excellent research and analytical skills, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to grasp new technologies and concepts quickly.
  • Technical Proficiency: Familiarity with technical writing tools (such as Markdown, Git, and API documentation tools) and basic coding knowledge (such as Solidity, JavaScript, or Python) is highly desirable.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative spirit, capable of working closely with cross-functional teams and incorporating feedback constructively.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to rapidly changing technologies and environments, with a passion for learning and personal growth in the blockchain and DeFi sectors.

Ideal Candidate Characteristics:

An ideal hire will meet at least three to five of the following requirements.

  • Financial Expertise: Proficient in key financial concepts such as options, lending and borrowing, interest rates, debt, and equity.
  • Cryptography and Blockchain Technology Experience: Experienced in cryptography, Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), and blockchain client infrastructure.
  • Analytical Writing on DeFi Protocols: You have a track record of analyzing the economics or mechanisms of DeFi protocols, with your findings published and well-received on platforms like Twitter, blogs, or Mirror.
  • Understanding of DeFi/Web3 Evolution: You are adept at identifying and articulating emerging trends within the DeFi/Web3 ecosystem, staying informed about the latest developments.
  • Clarity in Technical Explanation: You excel at simplifying complex technical concepts and cryptographic mechanisms, making them understandable for in-depth discussions.
  • Active Web3 Community Participation: You are deeply involved in Web3 communities, showing a strong familiarity with Web3 Twitter, Protocol Discord servers, and other key forums.
  • Leadership in Content Creation for Web3: You have experience leading a content creation team, guiding them to produce a range of impactful materials for a Web3 Protocol.
  • Data Science and Analytical Skills: Having a background in Data Science and Analytics is highly advantageous, especially if you are proficient with analytical tools like Dune, Flipside, BigQuery, or have experience running Ethereum clients.

What We Offer

  • A competitive compensation package.
  • A culture that values collaboration, innovation, and personal growth.
  • An opportunity to engage in meaningful and impactful work in the Open Finance domain.
  • Profit sharing allowing you the right to earn back the value you provide, in addition to a regular wage.
  • Being a valued member of our team, and an important part of our ambitious growth journey.

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