Client is looking for an outstanding technical writer for the Foundational Web Services team.As a technical writer, you will create and publish technical documentation for the technology platform, including developers guides and detailed API documentation.Successful past delivery of developer-oriented technical documentation for a programming platform is required. Must have experience writing documentation for APIs, SDKs, components, and tools. Your documentation will be used by internal software developers and external 3rd parties building applications on the platform.This position requires precise documentation and clear communication and presentation skills, along with a solid understanding of software engineering.The ability to create and document code in Perl, C++, PHP, and Java is required because you must quickly understand the complexity of our systems, create sample applications that demonstrate individual components of the system, and share this information with others.
Design, develop & deliver documentation for the Foundational Web Services platformDevelop content re-use and single-sourcing strategiesHelp evaluate and select tools and technologies for the technical publications team.
2-4 years in a writing or lead writing roleProven ability to work with developers and write for a developer audienceExperience working with a programming language such as Java, C#, or C++ is essentialProven experience designing documentation for software APIsStrong interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skillsPassion to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environmentExperience with XML-based publishing systemsSome experience with web services and related technologies a plus