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Sr. Technical Writer (H)

Company: Avispa
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Sr. Technical Writer 8665 (H)

A leading tech company in the professional networking industry is looking for a Sr. Technical Writer to join the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for partnering with engineering and operations teams to help plan, write, and edit external engineering documentation. The ideal candidate has prior experience in Internet technology and with in-code documentation systems, as well as knowledge of Python, Java, or other programming languages. The company offers a great work environment!

Sr. Technical Writer Pay and Benefits:

  • Hourly pay: $70-$80/hr
  • Worksite: Leading tech company in the professional networking industry (Sunnyvale, CA 94085)
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PSL

Sr. Technical Writer Responsibilities:

  • Write and organize external engineering documentation and make it accessible and useful to engineers.
  • Document complex internal and external APIs, infrastructure, systems, tools, and software engineering practices.
  • Work with engineers and teams to help solve their information problems.
  • Represent the Technical Documentation team on project teams and perform technical project leadership roles, while fostering teamwork and collaboration within and across workgroups.
  • Assist with engineering blog posts, conference papers, and presentations.
  • Anticipate issues and address them proactively.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute documentation projects under only very general direction.
  • Participate in documentation craftsmanship efforts, including design and development of documentation distribution systems, writing and editing processes, and best practices.
  • Help to improve the process of organizing and generating documentation.

Sr. Technical Writer Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a technical writer
  • B.A. or B.S. in Technical Communications, computer science, or a related field
  • Experience with API writing and development procedures, including but not limited to designing and organizing content for new API products, working with customer support teams and clients to collect requirements for doc updates, and identifying and proposing solutions to improve docs and processes.
  • Experience with software development practices and tools (such as Git and command-line interfaces)
  • Experience with or knowledge of Markdown. Experience making API calls through clients such as Postman or curl.
  • Experience working with different engineering teams, and managing documentation projects.
  • Prior experience in Internet technology (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Python, Java, or other programming languages (preferred)
  • Experience with in-code documentation systems (such as Sphinx) (preferred)

Job Type:

  • 40 hours/week, 12 Month Assignment

Keywords: Avispa, Sunnyvale , Sr. Technical Writer (H), Other , Sunnyvale, California

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