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Technical Writer : 19-04855
Ref No.: 19-04855
Category: Technical Writing, Editorial & Content Management
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Primary Skills: Technical Writer, documentation, API proficiency and samples are a must
Duration: 6+ Months Contract to Hire
Contract Type: W2

Job Description:

Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. Collects and interprets technical data or information and coordinates layout for publication.
  1. Write, publish and maintain high-quality help content and messaging
  2. Manage the production and publishing of documentation.
  3. Collaborate with engineers, product managers, developer relations
  4. Identify user needs, use cases and metrics to focus priorities.
  5. Write, edit and properly position white papers, presentations, think pieces and other content for a variety of internal and external audiences.
Minimum qualifications:
  1. BA degree in English, Journalism, Technical Writing, a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  2. 5 years of experience writing API software documentation in a web production environment.
  3. Writing and editing experience. Must be able to provide writing samples.
Preferred qualifications:
  1. Experience working closely with engineering and product management teams as part of the software development process.
  2. Experience in project and process management of a documentation set.
  3. Experience in content management systems and/or help tools.
  4. Track record of problem solving and innovation.
  5. Previous experience in documenting APIs will be preferable (RESTful interfaces and engineering documentation).
  To follow up with any questions, please contact Harleen Kaur at 408-816-2474.

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision), Section 125 Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws). 
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