Technical Writer

  • location: San Jose, CA (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $60 per hour

job description

Technical Writer

job summary:
Randstad is partnering with our client that is expanding its global DevOps and Reliability Platform team in the USA. Working closely with colleagues in the United States, and Moscow, Russia, this team is responsible for creating the next generation of our operational platform infrastructure and delivery of software. If this is something you are interested, apply below!

 
location: San Jose, California
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 60 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Creating and updating technical documentation for internal processes and tools, including but not limited to user manuals, readmes, design specifications, and reference guides

Working alongside technical team to analyze use cases, usage patterns, and feedback from users and observability tools

Implementing, extending, and maintaining processes for managing documentation of internal processes and tools

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent written communication skills

Familiarity with modern technologies and ability to learn fast

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

1+ years working in a cloud environment as technical writer or engineer (application, scripting, or infrastructure automation)

Familiarity with most or all of the following:

o Amazon Web Services (AWS)

o Docker (both operations and creating/maintaining images)

o Kubernetes administration

o Terraform and CloudFormation

o Python scripting language (experience building and maintaining pypi packages preferred)

o Linux and/or Windows systems administration

o Git source code management

o Continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines

o Configuration management frameworks (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.) a plus

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 1 year of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • Technical Writing
  • Documentation Control
  • Kubernetes

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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