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Technical Writer III
Ref No.: 18-01786
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract

Technical Writer III
Mountain View, CA
**Please provide writing samples attached to resume**


Project Overview:

The Actions on our client Team is looking for a technical writer with experience writing internal Engineering documentation and training content for Engineers, Program Managers, and Product Managers. Actions on our client (AoG) scales our client¿s ability to help you get things done in any context by enabling third parties to integrate with the our client Assistant, Search, Android, and other surfaces.

Role Description

AoG is evolving at a fast pace and our documentation needs to catch up! We are looking to for a technical writer to work on 2 high impact, org-wide projects for the next 3-6 months: AoG Website - The AoG website needs a content refresh and navigation makeover.

We are looking for a Tech Writer to support content creation, navigation updates, and to help us create a process we can use for future content updates. AoG Onboarding - AoG is hiring rapidly, but we lack a consistent, org-wide onboarding program. To help our team ramp up, we are running an onboarding pilot in November 2018 followed by a quarterly rollout in 2019. We are looking for a Tech Writer to support onboarding content creation, and to help us create a process to manage and update training content in the future. We need tech writing expertise to help these projects succeed. We'll plan to own the update processes after the initial content and process creation.

Responsibilities

  • Ramp up quickly on AoG in order to create new content for website and trainings
  • Edit, clarify, and proofread technical and non-technical documentation written by others, and coach non-writers on ways to improve their writing
  • Create a sustainable process to manage and update website/training content in the future
  • Ability to work independently on project deliverables in a fast-paced ambiguous environment

Requirements:
Mandatory

  • BA Degree in Tech Writing, computer science, technology or any related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in technical writing
  • Experience writing technical training documentation for Engineering-audience (developers, product managers, program managers).
  • Experience with basic command-line tools
  • Experience working in HTML
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in project or process management a plus