17 days old
2017-11-022017-11-30

Technical Writer

Kirkland, WA 98033
  • Job Code
    585691
  • Payrate
    $56 To $66

As a technical writer in the Developer Relations team, you'll contribute to externally-facing web sites that educate developers about new tools and technologies for building modern web and mobile apps.


Overall Responsibilities:


You'll create documentation plans, develop API guides, and write sample code.


You're an experienced technical communicator with experience in programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, Objective-C or Swift.


You write clear, fluent, and grammatical English, and you work independently to bring deliverables to our customers on time.


Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:


You'll work with other technical writers, product managers, software engineers, sales and marketing teams, to determine the developer features that need documentation.


The role involves working on the command line and with developer tools, to create and organize documentation files.


You'll also spend time resolving issues with existing documentation to keep it up to date. You have strong skills in HTML and an acquaintance with CSS.


Required Skills:


BA/BS Degree


At least 5 years' experience as a technical writer in the software development industry.


Demonstrable knowledge of developer products, such as APIs, SDKs and software libraries.


The ability to write, review and document code that's written in one or more programming languages such Java, JavaScript, Objective-C or Swift.


Strong skills in HTML or other markup languages, and an understanding of CSS.


The ability to write clear, fluent, and grammatical English.


A willingness to work on the command line (UNIX or OS X).


Nice to Have Skills:


Demonstrable enthusiasm for software development. For example, you may be able to show scripts or apps that you have created, or contributions you've made to open source libraries or documentation, or blog posts you've written about code and software development.


An acquaintance with version control systems such as Git or Perforce.


Experience using the command line - UNIX or OS X.

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  • Information Technology

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