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Technical Writer

Position: Technical Writer<br/>Location: Menlo Park, CA<br/><br/>Primary Skills: Technical Writing, Wiki ,Frame Maker, Adobe PDF, Video Creation, Python ( or Any Scripting experience)<br/><br/>Job Description:<ul><li>3-10 (max) years of experience in Technical Writing.</li><li>Good to have someone from prior software development or technical experience</li><li>Should be well versed in understanding Key touchpoints to extract &ldquo;how&rdquo; &amp; &ldquo;what&rdquo; needed for documenting the workflow</li><li>Should have extensive experience to Wiki (must have), Video Creation (nice to have)</li><li>Should be familiar with terms like Compute, Storage, Server etc.</li><li>Manage updates and revisions to technical literature</li><li>Co-ordinate with cross functional stakeholders to gather information and document test procedures</li><li>Derive documentation from large python source code by going through the code</li><li>Write Requirement documents that will be shared with remote teams for understanding the scope and execute deliverables</li><li>Working experience and sound knowledge in video documentation tools such as Adobe Captivate and so on.</li><li>Knowledge on other text-based authoring documentation tools, such as MS Office, Frame Maker, Adobe PDF etc applications.</li></ul>Qualifications:<ul><li>Any prior experience with in a Server / Storage technology company would be ideal fit</li><li>Ability to understand a large python source code repository and document information derived from it is good to have</li><li>Ability to multi task and work independently in a fast paced work environment is critical for success</li></ul>Job Type: Contract<br/><br/>Experience:<ul><li>relevant: 5 years (Required)</li><li>Technical Writing: 5 years (Required)</li></ul>Contract Length:<ul><li>More than 1 year</li></ul>