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Technical Writer II
Ref No.: 18-00602
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Project Overview:
The our client Assistant team is looking for a technical writer to create partner documentation. You will be asked to take complex information and communicate it clearly, concisely, and accurately without relying on technical or corporate jargon.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
Facilitate, edit, and curate documentation produced by engineers.
Design information architecture for complex documentation sets.
Write documentation for Assistant partners, from specifications and procedures to release notes and presentations.

Overall Responsibilities:
Read and write example code.
Create SDK(Software Development Kit) /API (Application Programing Interface) docs, integration docs, installation guides, API references, and partner newsletters.
Update FAQs, draft product announcements.
Interview engineers, product managers and technical account managers to compile information.
Publish in a variety of media and tools, including raw HTML, and MarkDown.

Required Skills:
BA/BS degree in English, Journalism, Technical Writing, Computer Science or a related field
2 years of experience in Technical Writing
Experience reading and/or writing code in Javascript, C#, Java, XML, HTML.
Expert command of writing technology-focused copy that builds confidence and helps manufacturers and developers understand and implement new technologies.

Nice to Have Skills/Not Required:
Proficient in editing HTML, writing API guides/references such as Javadoc, or similar generated API documents.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; ability to build strong relationships with cross functional partners and stakeholders.
Excellent problem-solving skills, impeccable business judgment and solid understanding of user-experience principles.