Technical Writer III

  • Company: Adecco
  • Posted: December 14, 2016
  • Reference ID: 638770618
Hello,

A Technical Writer III position in Mountain View, CA, is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering & Technology. This is a twelve months long contract opportunity with the opportunity for extension with a world leading high tech company headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Job Description:
Job title: Technical Writer III
Duration: One Year
Location: Mountain View, CA

Overall Responsibilities:
-Write clear and succinct documentation for a developer audience, including SDK tool guides, API how-to guides, and technical concept guides
-Edit, clarify, and proofread documents written by engineers, and coach non-writers on ways to improve their writing
-Design good information architecture, advocate best practices, and foster a culture for documentation.
-Manage complex documentation projects and maintain organization within a large website
-Learn complex technical information and write technical documentation-including architectural overview, programming guides, and tutorials-for Google engineers.
-Manage community-driven docs and drive active contributions.
-Edit documents written by others; coach engineers to improve their writing skills.
Top three daily responsibilities:
-Write clear and succinct documentation for a developer audience, including SDK tool guides, API how-to guides, and technical concept guides
-Edit, clarify, and proofread documents written by engineers, and coach non-writers on ways to improve their writing
-Design good information architecture, advocate best practices, and foster a culture for documentation.
Required Skills:
-Must have seven+ years of experience in creating customer facing and agent facing support content.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Strong project management skills.
-Demonstrated ability to grasp complex technical concepts and communicate them to a technical audience.
-Proven track record of researching and writing effective documentation for developers, including architectural overviews and programming guides.
-Experience working closely with engineers.
-Strong project management skills.
-Edit and clarify source code comments written for code implemented Java, Objective C, C++, Go, or JavaScript. Proficiency with HTML and CSS
-Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

Nice to have:
-Experience with hardware products, a plus.
-Has excellent communication skills with the ability to present service vision.
-Strong influencing and interpersonal savvy.
-BA/BS degree with a strong writing component.







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