Technical Writer

New York, NY 10003 | Contract

Post Date: 09/20/2017 Job ID: 20445 Industry: Technical Writer

Title: Technical Writer

Duties: As one of our fantastic technical writers, you will be part of a team responsible for the quality, discoverability and accuracy of the content, for both internal and external technologies. You will do hands-on research and obtain necessary technical content from subject matter experts while translating it into clear, concise, structured documentation. This means sometimes you are documenting something yourself, sometimes you are editing contributed content from someone else, and other times you are fixing and reorganizing existing documentation. In addition, you may also have opportunities to do some coding and project management for various documentation requests.



Create and maintain internal and external documentation for technologies and tools used.

Work closely with engineering, product, and support teams to ensure the quality, discoverability, and accuracy of the content you create and develop.

Design, write, and edit technical and process documentation.

Navigate through multiple platforms such as web, iOS, and Android.

Create and maintain code sample fragments and sample apps.


Skills: Minimum Qualifications

BA/BS degree in computer science, technical writing, physics, mathematics, or chemistry or equivalent experience.

3+ years experience in writing, technical documentation, and/or developer outreach for a developer audience.

2+ years experience with a programming language such as C++, C#, Java, PHP, Python, Objective-C, etc.

Experience writing, proofreading and editing.

The ability to produce and organize content with a logical flow.

Experience with authoring tools such as XML, HTML, Markdown, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Experience programming, using the command-line, trying out user interfaces, and working with prototype software or hardware in test environments.

Experience meeting multiple, tight deadlines.


Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with infrastructure services in a large scale, distributed systems type environment



Education: College graduate

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