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Technical Writer III

San Jose Metro Area, CA

Posted: 03/08/2019 Job Type: Engineering Job Number: JN -032019-23890
Technical Writer III
Mountain View, CA

Project Overview:
  • Your audience is internal engineers and automotive manufacturer developers, some of them completely new to the product area and in need of intuitive onboarding content
  • You ll work with technical folks and program managers to document APIs, code samples, and complex systems.
  • You should be comfortable with intricate technologies and front- and back-end systems
  • You should enjoy simplifying difficult concepts and presenting them in straightforward, easy-to-understand prose
  • It s also important that you ve worked on in-progress processes and know how to organize far-flung information by multiple authors and make it easy to navigate
  • This position is action-oriented and proactive and requires a fast learner who knows how to prioritize
Overall Responsibilities:
  • Write clear and succinct documentation for developers in a big hurry to get tasks done
  • Manage and edit docs written by engineering teams and drive active contributions
  • Make sure the content addresses engineers' specific needs regarding domain ramp-ups, launches, collaborative tasks, etc
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
  • Meet with stakeholders and subject matter experts to obtain knowledge transfers about topics to be documented
  • Write content to meet stakeholder and audience needs and objectives for specific milestones
  • Revise documentation with reviewer feedback
This position is action-oriented and proactive and requires a fast learner who knows how to prioritize.

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Write clear and succinct documentation for developers in a big hurry to get tasks done
  • Manage and edit docs written by engineering teams and drive active contributions
  • Make sure the content addresses engineers' specific needs regarding domain ramp-ups, launches, collaborative tasks, more
Skill/Experience/Education
Mandatory
  • Writing samples required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills BA/BS degree
  • Manager is open to areas of study. In lieu of degree, 2 additional years of relevant work experience creating technical documentation
  • At least 4 years of work experience with technical documentation and read/document source code in Java or C++ Proven track record of researching and writing effective documentation for developers, including architectural overviews and programming guides
  • Can create well-organized docs that help engineers get up to speed quickly
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
Desired
  • Knowledge of HTML and Markdown Knowledge of automotive industry
  • Knowledge of automotive sensor technology
  • Ability to write code samples in C++ or Java
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