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Technical Writer, Hardware Operations

Company: Google
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Minimum qualifications: + Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience. + Experience documenting hardware. Preferred qualifications: + Demonstrated ability to improve efficiency and quality of documentation processes. + Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment. + Ability to work well in a team and as an individual contributor. + Aptitude to learn new technologies quickly. Technical writers take complex information and communicate it clearly, concisely and accurately without relying on technical or corporate jargon to explain what they're trying to say. With a unique cross functional perspective, our team of technical writers are the key link between our engineers, marketing associates, developer advocates and external users and developers who comprise the wide Google ecosystem. As a Technical Writer, you juggle a variety of projects, from reading and writing example code, to updating FAQs, to drafting product announcements. When a new technical challenge rises to forefront, you are there to defuse it with your clarifying pen (or keyboard, more likely). You will be a part of a team of writers who develop documentation for teams in the Google Data Centers. You will interact with engineering and other operations groups to define deliverables, priorities, standards, and are responsible for writing and editing of the product documentation. You will advocate the information experience, possess excellent writing abilities, and enjoy improving their teams. Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible. + Plan, research, and write documentation for projects of moderate to high complexity and scope. Identify and analyze documentation needs. + Develop innovative solutions to resolve complex tasks. Work on solutions that improve processes and practices, including maintenance processes and tools. + Understand the technical details of projects. Anticipate the questions, problems, and needs of many audiences that may arise in the topics described. + Deliver clear, correct, and well-structured writing. Edit, revise, and restructure a wide range of documentation. + Manage medium to large projects and coordinate team members contributions to the project. Travel up to 25% to meet with team and data center teams. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy (/eeo/) and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form (l/forms/aBt6Pu71i1kzpLHe2) .

Keywords: Google, Sunnyvale , Technical Writer, Hardware Operations, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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