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 technology’s 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 client’s capabilities are at the forefront of what’s 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 they’ll understand why a company like ours is so unique and valuable.


Trail of Bits seeks a Technical Editor II who demonstrates exemplary writing, editing, communication, and analytical skills and possesses a foundational grasp of cybersecurity principles or extensive experience within another technical discipline. 

Our team consumes, produces, and presents research as a natural part of doing business. When we make new discoveries or developments, we strive to share our knowledge and release our tools as open source. Your role will ensure the high quality of client deliverables and published content for our software assurance offerings (appsec, blockchain, cryptography, AI/ML) by working closely with security engineers, leveraging your exceptional writing, editing, and critical thinking skills.

What You’ll Achieve

  • Editing and Quality Assurance: Edit and finalize technical reports, ensuring error-free content that adheres to style and brand guidelines. You will also review and refine documents to maintain consistency and clarity, enhancing the overall readability and professionalism of the reports.
  • Timely Delivery: Deliver various content types on a deadline in a fast-paced environment with quick turnaround projects. You will prioritize tasks efficiently to meet deadlines while maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Standards Maintenance and Training: Contribute to internal documentation, assist in conducting writing workshops, and help develop training materials to improve staff writing skills.
  • Workflow Improvement: Identify and implement strategies to improve the technical editing workflow in collaboration with the editorial team.

What You’ll Bring

  • Demonstrated experience in technical editing or writing, particularly within the technology or cybersecurity sectors, with a proven track record of reviewing technical documentation of security engagements.
  • Proven track record of collaborating effectively with technical and non-technical team members across multiple departments.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills, contributing to workflow improvements and maintaining internal documentation.
  • Experience with digital content platforms and tools like G Suite, GitHub, and WordPress to facilitate seamless content creation and management.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles, practices, and the current threat landscape is preferred.

Reporting Manager: Lead Technical Editor

The base salary for this full-time position ranges from $100,000 to $140,000, 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.
  • Our team is global and remote-first. However, if you are interested in moving to NYC, we offer $5,000 in relocation assistance to support 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 backgrounds—we 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.

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