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Programmer Writer

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Our small but extremely dynamic Content Publishing team offers exciting challenges and unparalleled opportunities to learn and document the latest technologies in the embedded and mobile platforms. This team’s mission is to provide partners and customers with the information they need to make outstanding embedded devices and applications. The primary responsibilities of this position are to research, develop and write documentation for an OEM and ISV audience, derive documentation from sample source code written by both the content publishing and product team, and manage the technical review process. The programmer writer must possess an understanding of both native and managed code. The programmer writer will work with the documentation lead, other writers, and an editor to define writing assignments.

The required qualifications for a programmer writer include three or more years work-related experience, excellent technical writing skills and the ability to read or write C/C++. In addition, the programmer writer must be able to work well under deadline pressure and must have an aptitude for learning new tools and technologies quickly. The programmer writer must also possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The programmer writer must be able to follow instructions and to oversee or modify a schedule of tasks with minimal supervision. The candidate must also have good judgment, time management and decision-making skills. The ability to be proactive in solving problems is required.

We prefer that the programmer writer possess a bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, however, work-related experience may substitute for a degree. Candidates should have previous experience writing online help for developers. The ideal candidate would also have some experience with internal content publishing tools. This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work for this position. The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary.

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