Technical Writer II



A Technical Writer II in Sunnyvale, CA is currently available courtesy of Modis Engineering, an Adecco Group Company. In this role you will collaborate with engineers, product managers, legal, and UX to plan and execute developer-facing content. Balance design and business objectives with developer needs. Plan and create a messaging strategy to help developers understand our clients new and evolving API policies. This is a six-month plus project and the pay rate is up to $55.00 per hour.

Technical Writer II job responsibilities:


Write technical documentation for the external developer audience, including API reference docs, developer guides, and email campaigns and blog posts for developers


Act as a subject matter expert for technical writing within the team


Design and organize documentation sets for new APIs and developer products


Plan, document, and maintain writing guidelines and word lists for internal stakeholders


Auth Abuse is critical for ensuring users are safe when 3rd party developers have access to their data


This is high-impact, high-visibility work


Qualifications:


BA/BS degree in Communication, English Literature or Human Computer Interaction, or equivalent practical experience


A portfolio with samples or case studies of your work


2 years of relevant experience in researching and writing technical documentation including experience with writing technical customer-facing materials


Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment


Ability to write to (and help refine) the Identity/Auth voice


Ability to work closely with teammates from a variety of disciplines


Track record of researching and writing effective documentation for engineers


High level of interesting learning new technologies; hands-on approach to understanding software; bold perspective on problem-solving; fearless attitude toward the unknown


Experience with source code written in Java, C++, Python and/or JavaScript - desired


Strong record of independence and success in technical writing, including skills like overseeing a set of documents in multiple formats, establishing team writing goals and standards, fostering a single voice to establish brand, and managing up


Experience working closely with engineering teams and program managers as part of the development process – desired


Experience with information architecture - desired


If you are interested in this Technical Writer II job in Sunnyvale, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to www.modis.com or www.adeccousa.com. If you have questions about this position, please contact Rose Aguirre at (408) 328-0768 or rose.aguirre@modis.com.

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