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Technical Writer


Position: Technical Writer
Location: Menlo Park, CA

Primary Skills: Technical Writing, Wiki ,Frame Maker, Adobe PDF, Video Creation, Python ( or Any Scripting experience)

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

Experience:
  • relevant: 5 years (Required)
  • Technical Writing: 5 years (Required)
Contract Length:
  • More than 1 year
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