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Technical Writer
Ref No.: 18-02810
Location: New Hyde Park, New York
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date / End Date: 09/14/2018 to 06/30/2019
Responsibilities of the Technical Writer:
tech writingCommunicate complex technical information clearly and concisely
  • Translate concepts and ideas into effective communications with internal and external users
  • Play a key role in linking engineering, product management, advertising, marketing, and senior management
  • Build framework and templates for documentation
  • Document technical capabilities and solutions for internal customers including APIs, code samples, walkthroughs, business processes, workflows, etc.
  • Build internal documentation portal/web presence for team
  • Expert in technical writing, modeling process flows, data relationship flows and event sequencing. Able to understand the logic of code and to construct complex data queries
  • Advanced business and data analysis, business process and application knowledge
Requirements of the Technical Writer:

  • Expertise in PowerPoint, Visio, and other MS Office products
  • Familiarity with version control principles
  • Strong writing skills, with attention to grammar and formatting
  • Ability to distill complex subject matter into simplified PowerPoint presentations
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Some of the day-to-day tasks:
  • Translate our API services into technical documentation that is easy to understand and work with
  • Work with product, technology, marketing, and developer relations to create content (articles, getting started guides, and more) that enables speed to market with developers on our platform
  • Help create and distribute content style guides for other teams looking to build out and create and API strategy
  • Collaborate with product to execute content against a prioritized backlog such that maximum value is delivered to users.
  • Long term become a key stakeholder and advocate for engagements with the community