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Programmer Writer

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Responsible for overseeing complex documentation projects researching, developing and writing documentation components for a software developer audience which exhibit an understanding of programming documentation principles and development, describe complex state-of-the-art software architectures, and describe how to develop software applications using the Software Developer Kits/Device Driver Kits, APIs, or developer tools . Derives documentation from project source code as part of this process.

We're looking for candidates with strong writing and programming skills. We're a small team that moves quickly. We recently adopted SCRUM, and we're open to new ideas. Leveraging customers to help us deliver better content is a core philosophy of our team. We like to laugh.

You'll have experience writing code samples or sample applications in C# or Java. You'll be able to demonstrate how you've ramped up quickly on new technologies in the past. You'll be pro-active. You'll be able to scope work and estimate the time it will take you to complete it.

Must Have Experience with the following:
-2+ years with C#
-Nice to have software testing
-3+ years of experience with Programming Writer
-1 + years of experience with Web development (ASP.Net, Java, or WCF web services)

Qualifications include:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• The ability to work closely and successfully with stakeholders and team members;
• Strong planning, project management, and organizational skills;
• At least 3 years’ experience writing API- or developer-oriented documentation, such as SDKs;
• The ability to write code samples in C# and/or Java
• Experience using Web development Tools

Preferred qualifications include:
• The ability to prioritize and handle multiple areas of responsibility;
• Desire to participate in an ongoing dialog with the developer community;
• The ability to identify documentation gaps and proactively scope, schedule, and create content that addresses customer issues.

Additional Skills: 5 plus years work related experience required. Outstanding technical writing skills are required. The ability to read or write one or more high-level programming languages is required. Must have the ability to develop code samples and applications. Specific knowledge of, and interest in, several major technologies required. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred. Work related experience may substitute for degree.

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