Technical Writer III

Adecco is currently assisting a local client, the World’s Largest Search Engine, in their search to find a Technical Writer III. This is part of an exciting fast-growing project within the Search Engine. This is a temporary assignment slated for 12 months and will sit in Mountain View, CA.

*This role must sit onsite and will not be open to remote candidates.

Top 3 daily Responsibilities:

· Build a technical user manual from the ground up in collaboration with safety, legal, partnerships & engineering teams.

· Refine spec sheet, onboarding guides and API reference docs for partners.

· Draft technical website copy and FAQs in collaboration with engineering and marketing.


Additional responsibilities:

· Edit, clarify, and proofread guides written by engineers, and coach non-writers on ways to improve their writing skills.

· Organize, manage and iterate complex documentation.


Mandatory Requirements:

· BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.5+ years of relevant experience, such as technical writing, product documentation, with a special focus on writing for engineers.

· Ability to read and draft sample code written in C++ and Python.

· Proven record of writing accurate, clear, and concise documentation.

· Self-starter with a passion for start-up environments and experience creating documentation from the ground up, from concept to planning to execution.

· Proficiency in Linux systems.

· Desired Direct experience writing and editing technical user manuals.

· Experience writing technical documentation for both hardware and software products.

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


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