A technical content writer creates content about technical subjects. This content can be in the form of articles, blog posts, website pages, reviews and so on. They are distinct from a technical writer whose role is to describe technical matter for a specific audience or product such as a user manual or technical product description.

A content writer who specializing in technical subjects usually writes on a wide variety of topics and also considers search engine optimization when writing their material; they may, for example, use specific keywords to attract a specific audience. Such writers require a good knowledge of grammar and have good research skills since they may need to discover details of the subject they are writing about. They also need to be able to communicate complex topics clearly in an easy to understand way for non-technical readers.