Technical Writer

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 - $67 per hour

job description

Technical Writer

job summary:
Overall Responsibilities:

  • Plan, write, publish, and maintain high-quality technical documentation aimed at internal engineering audiences
  • Work with PMs and UX researchers to identify critical user journeys and design information architectures that help customers through those journeys
  • Organize existing documents, identify documentation needs, and spearhead efforts to fill in gaps and improve coverage and quality
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Edit content submitted by engineers to conform to our TW style.
  • Create and publish new content for discrete projects.
  • Review content submitted by engineers.
  • Meet with engineers/PgMs to help address documentation questions for discrete projects
Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

  • Please provide 2-3 samples describing one's contributions to the samples.
  • Forms of technical writing (SW is a plus) are welcome.
  • Bachelor's Degree in English or CS 4-5 years experience in developing, structuring, and designing content that is concise and clear
  • Ability to research, develop and test content independently Ability to work quickly in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and delivers results Adept at establishing relationships and alliances with engineering teams
  • Excellent writing, analytical and communication skills Good understanding of markup languages such as HTML, Markdown
Desired

  • Knowledge of SQL and with SQL scripting Knowledge of C++
 
location: New York, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $45 - 67 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with engineers, PMs, T/PgMs, and UX specialists located in multiple locations, including SVL, NYC and ZRH
  • Occasionally help edit other written collateral, such as product roadmaps, newsletters, job postings, academic publications, etc.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level:
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • SQL

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