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Technical Writer
Ref No.: 17-01212
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Technical Writer
Location: MTV

Required: Please have candidates complete the prescreening question and add to top of resume:
Question: Have you documented a command line tool (unix like system)? If so, can you provide the sample and description of sample

Android Partner Engineering is looking for a technical writer who can take a wealth of internal documents, APIs, protocol specs, UX flows and technical notes and turn them into structured external communication. Maintaining our client Docs and Sites aimed at Android partners to developing API references and managing source HTML in a Git repository.

Top Responsibilities:
  1. Write all forms of documentation for Android mobile device manufacturers, from specifications and procedures to release notes and presentations.
  2. Interview engineers, product managers and technical account managers to compile this information.
  3. Publish in a variety of media and tools, including raw HTML, Doxygen, Javadoc, our client Sites and our client Docs,
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Work in UNIX/Linux and online environments within various revision control systems.
Required Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree in English, Journalism, Technical Writing or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment.
  • 2-3 Years of experience Tech Writing experience
  • Proficient in editing HTML (From scratch), writing API guides/references, and authoring in Javadoc, Doxygen or similar generated API documents.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; ability to build strong relationships with cross functional partners and stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with source code management, build systems, and related processes
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, impeccable business judgment and solid understanding of user-experience principles
  • Expert command of writing technology-focused copy that builds confidence and helps manufacturers and developers understand and implement new technologies.