TELECOMMUTE – US National
Aquent’s client is looking for an exceptional Technical Writer with the ability to deliver best-in-class developer documentation alongside a team of software engineers, product managers, and user experience designers. In this role, you will create and publish technical documentation for the client’s technology platform, including developer guides and detailed API documentation. Successful past delivery of developer-oriented technical documentation for a programming platform is required. Must have experience writing documentation for APIs, SDKs, components, and tools. Your documentation will be used by internal software developers. This position requires precise documentation and clear communication and presentation skills, along with a solid understanding of software engineering. In this role, you’ll work directly with development teams in a cross-functional, distributed environment. The ideal candidate has technical background that enables easy interaction with software developers and a demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality technical documentation. While we don’t expect you to be an expert in engineering, we hope you are excited to learn about new areas and be able to articulate them through documentation. In addition, you will have excellent communication skills, and continuously improve existing documentation, based on customer feedback.
Design, develop & deliver documentation for the Katal Design System & Web Development platform
Develop content re-use and single-sourcing strategies
Help evaluate and select tools and technologies for the engineering team
2-4 years in a writing or lead writing role
Proven ability to work with software engineers and write for a software engineer audience
Experience with a markup language such as HTML or XML
Experience working with a programming language such as Java, C#, or C++ is essential
Proven experience designing documentation for software APIs
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills
Passion to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
Experience with XML-based publishing systems
Some experience with web services and related technologies a plus
Design system background
Want to work for one of the fastest growing and most admired companies in the world?
Founded in 1995 this client of Aquent’s has grown to one of the largest tech companies in the world. Driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that transform the way their customers live their lives and run their businesses. Come join them and work in a place that values innovation, creativity and leadership.
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Writing , Technical Writing