Tech Writer

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: Tysons, Virginia
  • Posted: January 24, 2017
  • Reference ID: R17717
7900 Westpark Drive (12131), United States of America, Tysons, Virginia

Tech Writer

Tech Writer, Tech Fellows

The Tech Fellows Program is tasked with helping to build our engineering culture by elevating the capabilities of our engineering and development teams.  The team takes on projects & initiatives across the organization ranging from delivering technical courses to building production software. This role works closely with our team, dev teams, stakeholders, business leads and technical leads to capture, document & disseminate project artifacts, technical documentation & other reference material.

Our Tech Writer must be comfortable talking to both technical and non-technical associates at all levels of the organization.  You must passionate about translating technical concepts into widely consumable documentation.  In service of creating a better engineering culture, our Tech Writer will enjoy teaching and advancing best practices in the capture, translation & distribution of technical documents & artifacts.


  • Work with all project members & stakeholders to determine & document project artifacts
  • Analyze existing content to create artifacts & technical documentation for wide distribution
  • Create and execute an information management strategy for our team
  • Explain technical concepts & ideas in the simplest language
  • Produce exceptional written material and contribute/edit copy for videos & presentation
  • Teach our team & other best practices in capturing information & creating technical documentation
  • Write/edit blog posts, presentation, course material, reports & other technical artifacts

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience creating technical documentation & other artifacts (examples appreciated)
  • Ability to understand complex technical concepts and explain them through text & graphics
  • Understanding of software engineering concepts & development processes
  • Excellent writing skills & experience with visuals/graphics (again, examples appreciated)
  • Self-starter, curious and continuous learner
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to manage and drive closure to issues

- Bachelor’s degree or military experience
- At least 5 years of experience as a writer, business analyst, creator of great communications

- At least 2 years of experience creating technical documentation and artifacts

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Business

- At least 10 years of experience as a writer, business analyst, creator of great communications

- At least 5 years of experience creating technical documentation and artifacts

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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