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Technical Writer - C++, XML
Ref No.: 18-02039
Location: Menlo Park, California
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As a Technical Writer for one of the most popular companies on the planet, you will be part of a team responsible for the quality, discoverability, and accuracy of the content for both internal and external technologies. You will do hands-on research and obtain necessary technical content from subject matter experts while translating it into clear, concise, structured documentation. This means sometimes you are documenting something yourself, sometimes you are editing contributed content from someone else, and other times you are fixing and reorganizing existing documentation. In addition, you may also have opportunities to do some coding and project management for various documentation requests.
  • Create and maintain internal and external documentation for technologies and tools used within the company
  • Work closely with engineering, product, and support teams to ensure the quality, discoverability, and accuracy of the content you create and develop
  • Design, write, and edit conceptual, procedural, and reference documentation
  • Navigate through multiple platforms such as web, iOS, and Android
  • Create and maintain code sample fragments and sample apps
  • 3+ years’ experience in writing, technical documentation, and/or developer outreach for a developer audience
  • 2+ years’ experience with a programming language, such as C++, C#, Java, PHP, Python, Objective-C, etc.
  • Experience writing, proofreading, and editing.
  • Ability to produce and organize content with a clear flow
  • Experience with authoring tools such as XML, HTML, Markdown, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Experience programming, using the command-line, trying out user interfaces, and working with prototype software or hardware in test environments
  • Experience meeting multiple, tight deadlines
  • BA / BS degree in computer science, technical writing, physics, mathematics, or chemistry, or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing training materials (slides, handouts, instructor notes) for a developer audience
  • Experience working with infrastructure services in a large scale, distributed systems type environment
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, arrest, and conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. This includes the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance as well as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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