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Technical Writer I
Ref No.: 20-00214
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 01/09/2020
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Technical Writer I with our client in the SEO industry in their Mountain View, CA location. This is a 12 month + contract position.

Description:
  • Seeking a Technical Writer I
Responsibilities:
  • Scope and create documentation both individually and by collaborating with teams
  • Write clear documentation about how to perform technical and other tasks
  • Edit, clarify, and proofread documents written by others
  • Write and test published documents to ensure searchability and effectiveness
  • Manage multiple, competing priorities in a constantly changing environment
  • Plan, research and write documentation for projects of moderate to high complexity and scope
  • Understand the technical details of projects fully by interviewing and meeting with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Identify audiences for content and anticipate the questions, problems and needs that the content should address
  • Develop innovative solutions to resolve complex tasks
  • Work on solutions that improve processes and practices, including maintenance processes and tools
Requirements:
  • BA/BS with strong academic record
  • English, Journalism, Communications or equivalent writing degree preferred 
  • 2+ years of online editing, content creation, and/or content strategy experience 
  • 2+ years working in a technical field Experience writing for different audiences - including translating technical jargon into plain language 
  • Strong command of the English language: an eye for detail, meticulous grammar, and proofreading skills 
  • Excellent business acumen, written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Experience with editorial processes, including writing within style guidelines 
  • Technical knowledge including HTML and/or CMS skills 
  • Strong project management skills; able to hit deadlines for multiple projects at a time 
  • Experience working in a fast paced startup environment; thrives in ambiguity 
  • Ability to adapt quickly and create solutions independently or collaboratively 
  • Performance at a high level with minimal guidance
  • Desired Skills:
    • Experience writing content for a technology company
    • Passion for creating great user experiences
    • Experience working cross-functionally with UX, Product Management, Sales, and Marketing partners
    • Ability to make content strategy decisions based on credible metrics and communicate according to well-reasoned analysis
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com.  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”