Technical Writer / Documentation Engineer (8935767)

Infotech Sourcing - Menlo Park, CA

Job Title: Technical Writer / Documentation Engineer

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Duration: 6 Months (Approx.)

Leading Social Media Company

Role Description:

  • 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

Skills Required:

  • 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 clear 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

Educational Background:

  • BA/BS degree in computer science, technical writing, physics, mathematics, or chemistry, or equivalent experience preferred. Associates at minimum

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing training materials (slides, handouts, instructor notes) for a developer audience

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

Posted On: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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