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Technical Writer

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Our client is seeking a Technical Writer for a year long contract. You'll contribute by writing and editing technical documentation for Google Platforms. You'll work with a lead technical writer to further develop an existing documentation plan. Under the lead writer’s guidance, you will write user guides and tool references for Engineers. Your subject matter experts will be engineers who develop networking tools and software, and program managers in Platforms Networking.

Responsibilities:
-Meet with Product Managers and Engineers to determine scope of documentation needs
-Create documentation plans for tools and systems.
-Write reference guides
-Write overview documents
-Organize, edit, and improve existing documentation written by engineers

Requirements:
-Senior writer with 7-10 years of experience (Flexible with years of experience)
-BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
-Ability to learn new writing and publishing tools quickly.
-Strongly written and well-organized writing samples
-Knowledge of networking technologies and principles
-Experience documenting networking tools and protocols
-Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
-Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with Software Engineers and Program Managers
-Experience working in command-line environment for navigating and managing files

Pluses:
-A background as a Sys Admin or Network Engineer
-Cisco, Juniper, or HP background
-Experience at a start-up
-Google docs

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