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Sr Technical Writer - Software Products / API / eCommerce

Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Job # 11120732
Date Posted : 07-05-2018
We have following urgent role with our  DIRECT client

TITLE: Sr Technical Writer - Software Products / API / eCommerce
LOCATION: Sunnyvale, CA
DURATION: 6+ months  
Compensation: Competitive ( DOE )
 
Summary
Technical Writers communicate complex information clearly, concisely and accurately, and without relying on jargon.
As a Technical Writer, your role involves tasks such as writing conceptual overviews and procedures, reading and writing example code, or updating help center queries and FAQs.

Technical Writers play a big part at Client. They are a key link between Engineers, Product Managers, Developers, and users, tying together many vital but disparate parts of the technical experience.
As a Technical Writer working on developer products, you might support some of the world's most popular developer platforms. You might have a background as a developer or devops engineer, and write as a hobby; or perhaps you're an experienced communicator who loves digging deep into code. One thing is for certain - you are passionate about helping developers do amazing things.

The ideal candidate is an independent and curious self-starter with a demonstrated ability to produce high-quality developer focused technical content, drive complex documentation projects, collaborate with designers and technologists, and quickly grasp new technical concepts with enthusiasm.

Required Qualifications
•    BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
•    2 years of relevant experience, such as technical writing, product documentation, or online publishing including experience with writing technical customer-facing materials.
•    Experience with source code written in Java, and/or nodejs.
•    Exceptional command of the English language, both orally and written

Preferred Qualifications
•    4 years of relevant work experience, including experience researching and writing excellent documentation for developers (APIs, SDKs, web technologies).
•    Proficiency with HTML and CSS
•    Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
•    Experience writing for the IT pro audience, dev ops audience, or developer audience
•    Experience working directly with designers and technical subject matter experts


Responsibilities

•    Write technical documentation for internal or external developer audiences, such as API reference docs and developer guides.
•    Design and organize documentation sets for new developer products.
•    Edit, clarify, and proofread documents written by others, and coach non-writers on ways to improve their writing skills.
•    Manage complex documentation projects.
•    Supplement developer documentation with relevant sample code.

 


Employee Referral Program:

We are hiring !
The Employee referral bonus is $500 per referral after the new full-time employee successfully completes 90 days.
The referral bonus for hourly contractor is $250 after the completion of 90 days.
However, managers who have hiring/team building as part of regular management duties are not eligible in the program.

Please send in resumes to Redolent, Inc., 4620 Fortran Drive, Suite 201, San Jose, CA 95134


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